Apple iOS 11.3 Update
Apple has launched its new iOS update 11.3 for 6th gen iPhone, iPad, & iPod Touch users now they can download it to their devices. Apple’s iOS 11.3 update will be available for download in the ‘Software Update’ section on iOS settings. The iOS 11.3 is the big spring update with some new features. With iOS 11.3, users will also be able to look into the health of their iPhone’s battery and whether it can impact performance.
The Apple iOS 11.3 update is around 781MB in size, though it could be higher depending on whether a user has kept up with all the smaller updates. Apple users can go to Settings, followed by General, followed by Software Update. When you connect your device to WIFI then tap on Software Update it will start downloading. The device battery will need more than 50 percent charge for the update to install, or you will have to plug in the iPhone or iPad.
Tap on ‘Download and install’ and the new update will automatically be installed on the iPhone, iPad. Users can also download the update via iTunes and then install the same. The iPad or iPhone will have to be plugged into a Mac or Windows laptop with the latest iTunes app on it.
New Animoji Feature in Apple iOS 11.3
This feature of iOS 11.3 especially for iPhone X users. Apple is introducing four new Animoji characters in total. These are lion, bear, dragon or skull. Animoji is created using the TrueDepth camera on the front, which captures a user’s facial muscle movements and these animated characters mimic the expressions. Animoji can be shared with any other user, even if they do not have an iPhone X.
This new iOS 11.3 update will allow Apple’s iPhone users to see the battery health of their device. It also alerts a user if this needs to be changed. Old, aging or damaged batteries on iPhone can cause unexpected shutdowns. Apple had revealed it had turned on a feature with iOS 10.2.1, which dynamically managed maximum peak performance in order to ensure that shutdowns did not take place on older iPhones with aging batteries.
Apple faced a host of criticism, with users saying that the company should have warned them about the battery change, rather than slowing down iPhone performance. The company is now offering replacement batteries at reduced pricing to customers across the globe. These will be found in Settings -> Battery. The battery health feature will be available for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
Data and Privacy
Apple’s latest iOS 11.3 and macOS 10.13.4 will come with updated data and privacy information. This will provide more clarity and understanding to users on their personal data use. Apple says that a new privacy icon and detailed privacy information will appear whenever the company asks for access to personal information in order to enable some new features, Apple services or personalize iOS.
- Health Records: To maintain your health records.
- Business Chat: It will allow users to directly talk to a business via the messages app.
- Apple Music will now stream music videos with no ads.
- New iOS 11.3 also have the Apple TV app.
- The Apple users in Beijing and Shanghai can now use Apple Pay to pay for rides on Metro and bus lines.
- iOS 11.3 also includes Advanced Mobile Location (AML) to automatically send a user’s current location.