A few months ago, iOS 12.1 came out with a handful of useful new features, and the upcoming iOS 12.2 will go even further when it's released as a stable build. While some of iOS 12.2's new features for iPhone are much appreciated, there are some that would not be better.
Apple's iOS 12.2 started beta testing on Jan. 4, 2019, and since all items below were it's possible not all of them will make it to the stable build. However, there's a chance they will all be officially appear. Either way, if you want to try it right now on your iPhone, you can either use it as a registered developer or as a public beta tester.
But before we get to the actual features, it's worth highlighting that there are some hints in iOS 1
2.2 beta for things to come. First, there's an AirPods setup screen that includes "Hey Siri," which indicates that AirPods 2 might be coming soon.
Second, there's a new Apple News interface that highlighted the upcoming "Apple News Magazines" subscription option that includes magazines such as Shape, Vogue, Bon Appétit, and ESPN. This is thought to be one of the biggest all-in-one Apple subscription service for magazines, Apple Music, and TV shows.
Whenever you see the current weather from 0 to 500, least to most polluted – and its associated color right below it. However, it's opt-in, so you need to toggle the setting.
. 3 You Can Toggle Off Weather Forecasts in Maps
Before the introduction of AQI values in Apple Maps, you were stuck watching the current weather for an area on the screen. But since its addition, there's a new section in the map that lets you toggle off the bottom-right weather conditions icon. I've never found the weather information annoying or unuseful in Maps, but now you have the option to get rid of it.