Apple releases iOS 14.1 with widget bug fixes and iPhone 12 support

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Apple is releasing iOS 14.1 to the public today ahead of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro release on Friday. iOS 14.1 brings support for new iPhone 12 features as well as a long list of bug fixes and performance improvements.

Apple has also released iPadOS 14.1 with support for the new iPad Air, which will also be available on Friday.

iOS 14.1 brings support for 10-bit HDR video playback and editing in the Photos app for the iPhone 8 and later This comes as the iPhone 12 adds support for recording videos in 10-bit HDR quality. The iPhone 12 is likely to ship with iOS 14.1 out of the box.

In addition to 10-bit HDR suport, iOS 14.1 also addresses several issues related to home screen widgets, as well as makes improvements to the Mail app, Apple Music, and more.

Here are the full bulleted release notes for iOS 14.1:

You can update your iPhone to iOS 14.1 by heading to the Settings app, choosing General, then choosing Software Update. iOS 14.1 is rolling out now, so if you don’t see it immediately, keep checking throughout the rest of the day.

iOS 14.2 is also in beta testing with developers and public beta users, but it’s unclear when it will be released to everyone. iOS 14.2 adds new music recognition features, updates to AirPlay 2 and Control Center, and more.

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