Apple has released iOS 14.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The new update adds 10-bit HDR video playback and editing to iPhone 8 and later, and also features a number of bug fixes related to widgets, Apple Watch, built-in apps, and more. The GM build for iOS 14.1 was just released a week ago.
The new update has been released just as iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro are about to reach customers. The update contains support for 10-bit HDR video playback and editing, a feature that will be specific to iPhone 12 lineup. The update also fixes a number of bugs with widgets, which were introduced with iOS 14 update. Apart from this, Apple has also fixed some issues with its built-in apps like Mail, Phone, Music, Calculator, Files, and more.
What’s new in iOS 14.1?
Check out the complete iOS 14.1 release notes from Apple:
iOS 14.1 includes improvements and bug fixes for your iPhone.
– Adds support for 10-bit HDR video playback and edit in Photos for iPhone 8 and later
– Addresses an issue where some widgets, folders, and icons were showing up in reduced size on the Home Screen
– Addresses an issue where dragging widgets on the Home Screen could remove apps from folders
– Fixes an issue where some emails in Mail were sent from an incorrect alias
– Fixes an issue that could prevent incoming calls from displaying region information
– Fixes an issue on some devices where selecting zoomed display mode and an alphanumeric passcode could result in the Lock Screen emergency call button overlapping with the text input box
– Addresses an issue where some users were occasionally unable to download or add songs to their library while viewing an album or playlist
– Fixes an issue that could prevent zeroes from appearing in Calculator
– Resolves an issue where streaming video resolution could temporarily be reduced at the start of playback
– Fixes an issue that prevented setting up a family member’s Apple Watch for some users
– Resolves an issue where the Apple Watch case material was displayed incorrectly in the Apple Watch app
– Addresses an issue in the Files app that could cause some MDM-managed cloud service providers to incorrectly display content as unavailable
– Improves compatibility with Ubiquiti wireless access points
– Some features may not be available for all regions or on all Apple devices. For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:
To download the new update, make sure that your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch have sufficient battery charge and head over to Settings > General > Software Update to download the new build. Your device should remain connected to a stable Wi-Fi network throughout the upgrade process.