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Apple Releases iOS/iPadOS 15.2 With Apple Music Voice Plan, App Privacy Report

December 13, 2021

Apple has just released iOS and iPadOS 15.2 to the general public.

You can download the update by heading to Settings > General > Software Update.

The update offers a wide variety of new features including a new $4.99 Apple Music Voice Plan and an App Privacy Report.

Here are the complete iOS 15.2 release notes:

Apple Music Voice Plan

Apple Music Voice Plan is a new subscription tier that gives you access to all songs, playlists, and stations in Apple Music using Siri
Just Ask Siri suggests music based on your listening history and likes or dislikes
Play it Again lets you access a list of your recently played music

App Privacy Report in Settings lets you see how often apps have accessed your location, photos, camera, microphone, contacts and more during the last seven days, as well as their network activity

Communication safety setting gives parents the ability to enable warnings for children when they receive or send photos that contain nudity
Safety warnings contain helpful resources for children when they receive photos that contain nudity
Siri and Search

Expanded guidance in Siri, Spotlight and Safari Search to help children and parents stay safe online and get help with unsafe situations
Apple ID

Digital Legacy allows you to designate people as Legacy Contacts so they can access your iCloud account and personal information in the event of your death

Macro photo control for switching to the Ultra Wide lens to capture macro photos and videos can be enabled in Settings on iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max
TV app

Store tab lets you browse, buy, and rent movies and TV Shows all in one place


Enhanced city map in Apple Maps with road details like turn lanes, medians, bike lanes, and pedestrian crosswalks for supported cities
This release also includes the following enhancements for your iPhone:

Hide My Email is available in the Mail app for iCloud+ subscribers to create unique, random email addresses
Find My can locate iPhone for up to five hours when in Power Reserve
Stocks allows you to view the currency for a ticker and see year-to-date performance when viewing charts
Reminders and Notes now allow you to delete or rename tags
This release also includes bug fixes for your iPhone:

Siri may not respond while VoiceOver is running and iPhone is locked
ProRAW photos may appear overexposed when viewing in third-party photo editing apps
HomeKit scenes that include a garage door may not run from CarPlay when your iPhone is locked
CarPlay may not update Now Playing information for certain apps
Video streaming apps may not load content on iPhone 13 models
Calendar events may appear on the wrong day for Microsoft Exchange users