iOS 17.2 Beta 1 - New features and updates

Daily dose of Journal 

The much-awaited Journal app is finally here! With Apple feeding you prompts, inspiration will never cease you.

iMessage gets more secure 

With iMessage Contact Key Verification, Apple promises to secure your iMessage convos from intruders. Only talk to people you know!

Action Button update 

Translate with Action Button. Just enable the feature, press the Action Button, and get voice-to-text translation instantly. Perfect for globetrotters.

Apple Music  

Satiate your musical fantasies with Collaborative and Favorites playlist on Apple Music. The Listening History Focus Filter is the icing on the cake.

iMessage Stickers 

Respond to texts with emojis and stickers with a tap on Add Sticker on Messages App. It’s all the quirk you needed in life.

Weather and Clock widgets

The Weather App gets three new widgets: Daily forecast, sunrise and sunset, and details. Plus, the Clock App a new cool digital clock!

Emergency alerts add-ons 

The Emergency Alerts section gets a new Local Awareness toggle. A sure-shot fix for improved alerts based on your approximate location.

Contact Posters 

Customize your Contact Poster name with a rainbow-themed text font. Life can be dull, but your Contact Poster doesn’t have to be.

AirPlay update 

A new setting named AirPlay Receiver will allow easy content streaming or sharing from Apple Vision Pro to an iPhone.

News App 

The News App has got an additional toggle for Live Activities designed for crucial events like elections.

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