Apple has released iOS 11.3 and WatchOS 4.3 to the public

Apple has officially released iOS 11.3 and WatchOS 4.3 to the public. Here are a list of the changes in iOS 11.3:

iOS 11.3 introduces new features including ARKit 1.5 with support for more Immersive augmented reality experiences, IPhone Battery Health (Beta), newAnimojl foriPhone X users, and more. This update also includes stability improvements and bug fixes

Augmented Reality

• ARKit 1.5 allows developers to place digital objects on vertical surfaces like walls and doors in addition to horizontal surfaces

• Adds support for detecting and Incorporating images like movie posters or artwork Into

AR experiences

• Supports a higher resolution real world camera view when using AR experiences

IPhone Battery Health (Beta)

• Displays information on iPhone maximum battery capacity and peak performance capability

• Indicates if the performance management feature that dynamically manages maximum performance to prevent unexpected shutdowns is on and includes the option to disable It

• Recommends if a battery needs to be replaced

• For more information on batteries and performance, visit this website:

IPad charge management

• Maintains battery health when IPad Is connected to power for prolonged periods of time. such as when it is used in kiosks, point of sale systems, or stored in charging carts


• Introduces four new Anlmojl on IPhone X: Non, bear, dragon and skull


• When an Apple feature asks to use your personal information, an Icon now appears along with a link to detailed information explaining how your data will be used and protected

Business Chat (Beta) – US only

• Communicate with companies to easily ask questions, schedule appointments, and make purchases inside the tsuilt-in Messages app on iPhone and iPad

Health Records (Beta) – US only

• Access health records and view lats results, immunizations, and more in a consolidated timeline in the Health app

Apple Music

• Features a new music video experience, including an updated Music Videos section with exclusive video playlists

• Find friends that have similar tastes using updated suggestions In Apple Music that reveal genres people enjoy and mutual friends that follow them


• Top Stories now always appear first in For You • Watch Top Videos curated by News editors

App Store

• Adds ability to sort customer reviews on product pages by Most Helpful. Most

Favorable. Most Critical, or Most Recent

• Improves Updates tab information with app version and file size


• Helps protect privacy by only AutoFilling usemames and passwords after selecting them in a web form field

• Includes warnings in the Smart Search Field when interacting with password or credit card forms on non-encrypted web pages

• AutoFill for usernames and passwords is now available in web views within apps

• Articles shared to Mail from Safari are now formatted using Reader mode by default when Reader is available

• Folders in Favorites now show icons for the bookmarks contained within


• Adds two new Shuangpln keyboard layouts

• Adds support for connected hardware keyboards using the Turkish F keyboard layout • Improves Chinese and Japanese keyboards for taetter reachability on 4.7-lnch and

5.5-inch devices

• Enables switching back to the keyboard aner dictation with just one tap

• Addresses an issue where auto-correct could incorrectly capitalize some words

• Fixes an issue on iPad Pro that prevented the iPad Smart Keyboard from working after connecting to a captive Wi-Fi access point

• Fixes an issue that could cause the Thai keyboard to incorrectly switch to the numeric layout when in landscape mode


• App Store adds accessibility support for bold and large text for display customization • Smart Invert adds support for images on the web and In Mail messages

Here’s whats new on the Apple Watch

  1. Let’s you Control volume and playback on HomePod from your Apple Watch;

  2. Restores the ability to control music on an iPhone;

  3. Allows you to use any orientation for Nightstand charging mode;

  4. The Siri watch face now shows progress towards closing Activity rings and when new songs are added to Apple Music mixes;

  5. Resolves an issue where Activity achievements were incorrectly awarded for some users;

  6. Fixes an issue where Siri music commands were not working for some audio devices.