iOS 16.4.1 and iPadOS 16.4.1 released with Siri and Emoji fixes

Apple has released iOS 16.4.1 and iPadOS 16.4.1 to all users. The update is a very minor one and contains fixes for Siri and Emoji. This release is different than iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 which are currently in beta testing.

iOS 16.4.1

What’s new in iOS 16.4.1?

This small release fixes an issue with one of the new ‘pushing hands’ emoji that Apple included in iOS 16.4.1 which would not show skin tone variations. The second fix is related to Siri which would not respond in certain situations.

Here are the official release notes from Apple for iOS 16.4.1:

This update provides important bug fixes and security updates for your iPhone including:

– Pushing hands emoji does not show skin tone variations
– Siri does not respond in some cases

To update your iPhone or iPad to the new update, simply go to Settings > General > Software Update, wait for the update to show and tap on download and install. Make sure that you are connected to a stable Internet connection and your device has at least 50% battery charge.

Apple previously released iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4 over a week ago with a bunch of new features including new emojis, push notifications support for web apps, voice isolation for cellular calls, and more.

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