What’s new in iOS 14.2 GM for iPhone & iPad?

Apple published iOS 14.2 GM Seed and iPadOS 14.2 GM Seed to developers for testing which is near about 5.02GB for download.

iOS 14.2 comprises more than 100 new emoji, introduces eight new wallpapers, and offers additional improvements and bug fixes.

List of iOS 14 Compatible devices [Final]

What’s new in iOS 14.2 GM?

iOS 14.2 includes the following improvements as below;
• More than 100 new emoji, including animals, food, faces, home objects, musical instruments, sex emoji and others.
• Eight new light and dark versions of wallpapers
• Magnifier can detect people in the vicinity and report their distance via an iPhone 12 Pro or an iPhone 12 Pro sensor.
• MagSafe Leather Sleeve iPhone Support 12 Support
• Optimized AirPods battery charging to slow battery aging by reducing the total charging time your AirPods spend.
• Notifications of headphones audio level to alert you to the audio level impacts
New AirPlay controls the whole of your home to stream entertainment
• HomePod and HomePod mini intercom support for iPhone, iPad , Apple Watch, AirPod and CarPlay intercoms.
• Ability to connect Apple TV 4 K to HomePod for stereo, surround sound and audio from Dolby Atmos
• Option to give the participating public health agencies statistics on exposure notifications without identifying you

Not only that Apple also fixes the following previous issue on iOS 14.2 to make smooth.

• Apps on the home screen dock could not be available
• Cameras can look black on startup
• When trying to insert the passcode, the Lock Screen keyboard may miss touches
• Recalling times in the past could default
Content can not be shown by the photo widget
• When set to Fahrenheit, the weather widget could show the high temperature of Celsius
• Weather description of precipitation chart next hour could indicate incorrectly when precipitation stops;
• Received calls interrupt voice memoranda recordings.
• During Netflix video reproduction, the screen could be black
• If requested via Siri, Apple Cash can not send or get money
• The Apple Watch app can close unintended when it is opened
The sync between Apple Watch and iPhone for some users is prevented by GPS workout paths or health data
• Audio in the CarPlay dashboard is improperly tagged as “Not Playing”
• Wireless charging of devices could be prevented
• Disables exposure notifications when iPhone is restored from iCloud backup or when data is transferred to a new iPhone via iPhone migration

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Downloading iOS 14.2?

The registered developers can download and try the iOS 14.2 from Apple Developer Center or via OTA(over-the-air) mechanism with the proper configuration profile that can be installed from the Developer Center.