Apple has just released iOS 16.3.1 to the iPhone, just three weeks after it announced iOS 16.3. In addition, the company also released macOS 13.2.1 and HomePod 16.3.2 for compatible devices.
According to BGR, iOS 16.3.1 brings many bug fixes, including some related to iCloud and Siri requests for the Find My app. In addition, the company also improved the accident detection feature, which frequently triggers false alarms.
With HomePod 16.3.2, this update addresses an issue where Siri could not complete a request the first time the user gave a command by repeating the “on it” or “working on that” message. Notably, just last week, Apple launched tvOS 16.3.1 with general improvements and bug fixes related to HomePod 2.
Apple also supports Security Key for Apple ID on iOS 16.3. With that, users can enhance the security of their accounts by requesting a security key as part of the two-factor authentication sign-in process on new devices. This is a continuation of other security features that Apple has introduced over the past few months.
In addition, the iOS 16.3.1 update also brings a new Unity wallpaper that celebrates black history and culture in celebration of Black History. This update also enables support for HomePod 2.
In addition, iOS 16.3.1 also brings a number of new fixes and tweaks, including adjusting the keypress to prevent unwanted emergency calls; fixing problems in Freeform; fixing an issue that caused the wallpaper to appear black on the lock screen; troubleshooting horizontal lines that may appear when opening iPhone 14 Pro Max; fixed an issue that prevented the lock screen widget from displaying the Home app status correctly; fixed an issue that prevented Siri from responding to music requests correctly; Resolves an issue where Siri requests in CarPlay may not be understood correctly.