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iOS 17.3 update brings notable new features; we decode the best 5 for you

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Apple officially released the iOS 17.3 update to iPhone users worldwide after weeks of beta testing, marking the third update in the series since its debut in September 2023. The primary focus of this release is to bolster the security features of iPhones, particularly in addressing the threat of theft and loss.

Stolen Device Protection:

iOS 17.3 introduces a significant security enhancement called ‘Stolen Device Protection,’ designed to safeguard Apple ID access in the event of theft.

  • Prevents thieves from altering Apple ID passwords post-theft.
  • Blocks sensitive actions on iOS if Face/Touch ID authentication fails.

How to enable it

  • Open Settings.
  • Tap Face ID & Passcode.
  • Locate and enable Stolen Device Protection.

Collaborative Apple Music Playlists

iOS 17.3 introduces the Collaborative Apple Music Playlists feature, enabling users to collaborate on playlists and react with emojis to tracks.

  • Open the Apple Music app.
  • Create or open a playlist.
  • Tap Collaborate to enable collaborative editing.

Unity Wallpaper

The update brings a visually enchanting Unity wallpaper with vibrant floral patterns, honoring Black history and culture for Black History Month.

Users can choose from a variety of colors and variations to personalize their Lock Screen.

Additional Features and Optimizations

AirPlay hotel support for streaming content directly to the TV in select hotels.
AppleCare & Warranty display in Settings for comprehensive coverage details.
Crash detection optimizations for iPhone 14 and iPhone 15 models.