Finally! The apple brand very recently offered the final version of its iOS 14.5 update, and the least we can say is that it is rather complete! Without further ado, here is the list of the main novelties of this update focused on confidentiality. Users now have a pop-up that is displayed when launching applications. They can accept or refuse to track. If the user refuses, they will no longer be able to do targeted advertising.

All the new features of iOS 14.5

Unlocking iPhone with Apple Watch

  • It is now possible to unlock your iPhone X and later models with Apple Watch Series 3 and later models with Face ID while wearing a face shield

AirTag and Locate

  • AirTag is supported to confidentially and securely track and find your items in the Find My app
  • Precise Locate feature uses visual, audio and tactile feedback to guide you directly to the nearest AirTag on all iPhone 11 and 12 models
  • Possibility of locating an AirTag by emitting a sound on the built-in speaker
  • Lost Mode notifies when your AirTag is found, and you can enter a phone number to be contacted


  • Support for different skin colors for Kissing Couple Emoji and Couple with Heart Emoji
  • New Face Emoji, Heart Emoji, Woman With Beard Emoji


  • It is possible to announce incoming calls, including caller ID, with Siri when wearing your AirPods or compatible Beats headphones, and to answer hands-free
  • Support group FaceTime calls by asking Siri to FaceTime call a contact list from Messages
  • Ability to call emergency contacts by asking Siri
READ: MacOS 11.3 Is Available: The List Of New Features


  • App Tracking Transparency allows you to control which apps are allowed to track your activity in apps and on other companies’ websites for advertising or sharing with data brokers.

Apple Music

  • Share your favorite lyrics using Messages, Facebook and Instagram Stories
  • City rankings show what’s popular in over 100 cities around the world


  • The podcast pages have been redesigned to make it easier to start listening
  • Option to save and download episodes, automatically adding them to your library for quick access
  • Popular search rankings and categories help you discover new podcasts

5G improvements

  • Dual SIM support enables 5G connectivity on all iPhone 12 models
  • Better battery life and better data usage on all iPhone 12 models
  • Carrier 5G international roaming support on all iPhone 12 models


  • Ability to share your estimated arrival time when cycling or walking, in addition to the car, by asking Siri or by tapping the route map at the bottom of the screen, then tapping Share arriving time


  • Reminders can now be sorted by title, priority, due date or creation date
  • Possibility to print your reminders lists


  • It is possible to adjust the reading speed of translations by long pressing the play button


  • Support for Xbox and Dualsense wireless controllers


  • Ability to easily share your Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) in Apple Maps while driving with new keyboard and Siri controls in CarPlay.