Finally, the new iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 is here for all the Indian users bringing in important features like the new Apple Music Voice Plan that offers subscribers access to the service’s catalog of 90 million songs; tens of thousands of playlists, including hundreds of brand new mood and activity playlists, personalised mixes, and genre stations; as well as the award-winning Apple Music Radio — all through Siri for just INR 49 per month.
You can subscribe to the Apple Music Voice Plan through Siri by saying “Hey Siri, start my Apple Music Voice trial,” or by signing up through the Apple Music app. Also, users can get a personalized/detailed app privacy report about how apps are using your data, including your photos, contacts and other sensitive info.
Also, there are improvements to the cameras TV app and more bug fixes as well as improvements. The iOS 15.2 weighs 871MB in size and will take some time to download while the iPadOS 15.2 is also a bit heavy the App privacy feature is by far one of the coolest things or say the safest feature Apple has brought to you.
Here’s the complete changelog:
iOS 15.2 adds Apple Music Voice Plan, a new subscription tier that provides access to music using Siri. This update also includes the App Privacy Report, the Digital Legacy programme, and other features and bug fixes for your iPhone.
Apple Music Voice Plan
- Apple Music Voice Plan is a new subscription tier that gives you access to all songs, playlists and stations in Apple Music using Siri
- Just Ask Siri suggests music based on your listening history, likes and dislikes
- Play it Again lets you access a list of your recently played music
- App Privacy Report in Settings lets you see how often apps have accessed your location, photos, camera, microphone, contacts and more during the last seven days, as well as their network activity
- Digital Legacy allows you to designate people as Legacy Contacts so they can access your iCloud account and personal information in the event of your death
- Macro photo control for switching to the Ultra Wide lens to capture macro photos and videos can be enabled in Settings on iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max
- Store tab lets you browse, buy and rent movies and TV Shows all in one place
- Enhanced city map in Apple Maps with road details like turning lanes, central reservations, cycle lanes and pedestrian crossings for supported cities
This release also includes the following enhancements for your iPhone:
- Hide My Email is available in the Mail app for iCloud+ subscribers to create unique, random email addresses
- Find My can locate iPhone for up to five hours when in Power Reserve
- Stocks allows you to view the currency for a ticker and see year-to-date performance when viewing charts
- Reminders and Notes now allow you to delete or rename tags
This release also includes bug fixes for your iPhone:
- Siri may not respond while VoiceOver is running and iPhone is locked
- ProRAW photos may appear overexposed when viewing in third-party photo editing apps
- HomeKit scenes that include a garage door may not run from CarPlay when your iPhone is locked
- CarPlay may not update Now Playing information for certain apps
- Video streaming apps may not load content on iPhone 13 models
- Calendar events may appear on the wrong day for Microsoft Exchange users