Cupertino giant Apple has started rolling out iOS 15.2 for users, with the latest version of iOS bringing with it multiple features, some of which include communications safety on iMessage, legacy contacts, Apple Music voice plan support and more.
Apart from these new and much-awaited features, the company is also releasing multiple bug fixes and security updates for your iPhone via this iOS 15.2 update.
Of these, the most important is undoubtedly the Apple Music Voice Plan, which makes its debut on iOS 15.2, with this being a new subscription plan that will let you access your music using Apple’s voice assistant, Siri.
Apple’s iOS 15.2 Brings With it Multiple New Features
The update also offers App Privacy Report, bug fixes for your iPhone and the new communications safety features meant for children and parents using iPhones.
Going deep into the new features first off is the Apple Music Voice Plan, which is designed “exclusively for Siri.” Those who subscribe to the service can access a whopping 90 million songs.
Moreover, the service offers subscribers a wide range of playlists, including a considerable number of new playlists. You can subscribe to Apple Music Voice Plan via Siri.
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All you need to say is, “Hey Siri, start my Apple Music Voice trial.” Alternatively, you can sign up via the Apple Music app. It is worth mentioning here that the trial will expire after seven days.
What Else Does the Update Bring with It?
Subscribers can instruct Siri to play music on their iPhone or other Apple devices. The Voice Plan works with devices that support Siri. These include iPhone, AirPods, HomePod mini, and more. Also, it works while using CarPlay.
Next up is the new App Privacy Report in the settings of your iPhone which will let you see how regularly an application accesses your location, camera, microphone, contacts, photos and more during the course of the last seven days.
iOS 15.2 also brings with it the Legacy Contact feature that will take care of your iCloud Data if you pass away, with the feature letting you designate people as contacts to access your iCloud data and personal information if and when you pass away.
The iPhone 13 is also receiving the Macro Mode photo control to switch to the Ultra-wide lens in order to shoot macro photos on the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, with this specific feature limited to these two devices.
Communications safety is the final big feature, which can let you turn on warnings for photos or other content for your child, if you are a parent and want to protect your child from inappropriate content.