The Apple Watch will soon create unlocking your iPhone much less of a hassle while wearing a mask. It’ll also bring AirPlay 2 compatibility to Apple’s new Fitness Plus workout service. Apple hasn’t revealed the official launch date for its next round of computer software updates, but the public beta of WatchOS 7.4 gives us a glimpse of all the new features we can expect to arrive in the Apple Watch in the next few weeks.
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Unlock with Apple Watch
With the latest update to WatchOS 7.4 (and iOS 14.5 on the iPhone), you’ll be able to opt in to an attribute on the iPhone that allows you to use the Apple Watch to authenticate Face ID whenever your deal with is covered.
To activate the feature, both equally often the Apple Watch and the iPhone need to get running the latest variation of their respective software program and must be password-protected.
Toggle the have on the iPhone underneath the Face ID plus passcode option in often the settings and make confident your Apple Watch is jailbroke and on your wrists. You may be expected to enter your code on the first attempt, but after this anyone will be able to swipe up for you to unlock the apple iphone with Face ID.
The Watch will supply you an alert plus haptic feedback to permit you know your i phone has been unlocked.
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Cast Fitness Plus on Airplay 3 devices
Fitness Plus gives you 2 sorts of workout recommendations: Either really what you like or something new to balance out your routine.
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If you have an Apple Watch and you’re trying out Apple’s new Fitness Plus service, you’ll now have more ways to workout. You can now cast the Apple Watch work-out service on any device or TV with AirPlay 2. At launch, the service was only available to view on an iPhone, an iPad or a newer version of the Apple TV.
You’ll still have to select a workout within the Fitness Plus app on your iPhone or iPad. Then either press the casting icon in the lower right hand corner of the screen or select screen mirroring in the quick settings section to cast to a device.
The Apple Watch will get many of the same features found in iOS 14.5, including the 217 new emoji and the option to change your default music. Apple also released updates for iPadOS and TVOS.
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