After the keynote of Apple in which we have seen so many new features, including the new Apple TV + video streaming service, Apple has also released an iOS update with a large number of new features. After many beta versions, iOS 12.2 is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
It is an important version that will also be necessary for the new devices that Apple introduced last week. The new iPad Air and mini will arrive with iOS 12.2 installed and the AirPods 2 will need your iPhone to be updated to this version.
What’s new in iOS 12.2
With the successive betas of iOS 12.2 we have been seeing the news coming step by step, now in the final version, all are included. This is everything new that iOS 12.2 brings to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
- 4 new Animoji: shark, owl, boar, and giraffe.
- Support for TVs with AirPlay 2.
- Search suggestions in Safari.
- Compatibility of AirPods 2 with “Hey Siri”.
- New payment interface made in Apple Pay.
- New panel to control the Apple TV from the Control Center.
- Air quality index in Apple Maps.
- Introduction of the controversial “5GE”.
- New screen sharing icon in the Control Center.
- New AirPlay icon in the music section of the Control Center.
- New Apple TV driver icon in the Control Center.
- Improvement of voice messages in the Messages app.
- Apple News is now called News
- New icons
- Apple News arrives in Canada.
How to install iOS 12.2 and compatible devices
Downloading iOS 12 is very easy, you just have to go to Settings> General> Update software on your compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and download the update. Another option is connecting the device to your computer and start iTunes.
This is the list of devices compatible with iOS 12.2:
- iPhone 5s
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone 6s
iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone X
- iPhone XR
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
- iPad Mini 2
- iPad Mini 3
- iPad Mini 4
- iPad 5
- iPad Air
- iPad Air 2
- 9.7 “iPad Pro
- iPad Pro 12.9 “(1st generation)
- iPad Pro 10.5 “
- iPad Pro 12.9 “(2nd generation)
- iPad (2018)
- iPad Pro 11 “
- iPad Pro 12.9 “(3rd generation)
- iPod touch (6th generation)