iOS and iPadOS 15.4, Plus macOS 12.3, Are Available Now

With masked Face ID reading, new emojis, bug fixes, and more

Apple has rolled out iOS 15.4, iPadOS 15.4, and macOS Monterey 12.3 for all users, bringing several bug fixes and new features to their respective hardware.

If you've been waiting to get the latest version of iOS, iPadOS, or macOS installed, today is that day. You can now install iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4, along with macOS 12.3 Monterey, to give yourself a much more robust emoji selection—among other additions.

iOS 15


With macOS 12.3, average users will be able to test out the much-touted Universal Control feature that lets you control multiple Apple devices from a single source. Anyone using hardware with Apple's Silicon chip will also have the option of using dynamic head tracking and Spatial Audio when listening to their music (on compatible AirPods).

macOS Monterey


On the iPhone and iPad side of things, iOS 15.4 introduces the ability to use Face ID while wearing a mask, though it only works for the iPhone 12 and newer. There's no mention of Face ID in the update notes for iPadOS, so it's presumably not an option for tablet users. Siri has been expanded a bit as well, with a new voice option along with the ability to tell you the date and time while offline—at least, for certain devices. The update also adds over 30 new emojis for all three types of devices.

You can download iOS 15.4, iPadOS 15.4, and macOS 12.3 now, directly from your device of choice.

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