iOS 17.2 update now available with Journal app, spatial video capture, new widgets, and more

Apple released iOS 17.2 update on Monday (December 11) as the latest OS version for iPhone. The update also includes security fixes, patches, improvements as well as new features. It brings Apple’s long-awaited new Journal app (review) to the iPhone. It also enables spatial video capture on the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. The iOS 17.2 update also brings new actions to the iPhone 15 Pro’s action buttons, a new weather widget, AirDrop improvements, and improvements to the Messages app. Additionally, the update brings Qi2 wireless charging support to the iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 series. However, the AirPlay feature in hotels and Apple Music collaborative playlists have been delayed and pushed to 2024.

After several weeks of testing, Apple has officially released iOS 17.2 for all compatible iPhone models along with iPadOS 17.2, macOS 14.2 Sonoma, and watchOS 10.2 updates. The Cupertino-based tech giant has introduced the Journal app with the latest iOS update. The health and wellness-focused app that helps users record daily activities and thoughts was initially announced with iOS 17 at the company’s WWDC event in June. Users have the option to lock their Journal using Touch ID or Face ID and filters can be used to search. Bookmarked Entries. Additionally, there are scheduled notifications to remind users to write whenever they want and iCloud sync for entries.

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iOS 17.2 brings update capability record Spatial video on the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max, which can be viewed in 3D using the company’s Vision Pro mixed reality headset. With the latest update, the iPhone 15 Pro models also get a boost in the focusing speed and accuracy of its telephoto sensor when capturing distant objects.

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With iOS 17.2, the action button on the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max gets a translation function. It can be used to quickly translate phrases or have a conversation with someone in another language.

Other features available in the iOS 17.2 version are new weather widgets, a digital clock widget, a favorite songs playlist in Apple Music, a new stickers option in the context menu, AirDrop improvements, and Memoji updates. The Messages app gets new features, including a catch-up button that lets users easily jump to an unread message earlier in a conversation by tapping the arrow in the upper-right corner. It also gets Contact Key Verification as a security feature to help people facing digital threats.

Apple has also enabled Qi2 wireless charging support on the iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 series with iOS 17.2. Additionally, Siri in the latest iOS version can access data from the Health app using your voice. Advanced autofill, keyboard layout support for eight Syme languages, and sensitive content warnings for stickers in messages are other major highlights.

To download the latest iOS 17.2 update, visit here Settings > General > Software Update And download and follow the instructions. Users are advised to keep their iPhone connected to a power source until the update is installed.

Unfortunately, the Apple Music collaborative playlist feature that appeared in iOS 17.2 beta versions is not available in the final version. This functionality allows users to add friends to their playlists and enables multiple users to add, record, and delete songs from the same playlist. iOS 17’s AirPlay feature in hotel rooms is also not included in the final release. Apple has said that these two features are has been pushed Till 2024.


Apple unveiled its first mixed reality headset, the Apple Vision Pro, at its annual developer conference along with new Mac models and upcoming software updates. We discuss all the most important announcements made by the company at WWDC 2023 on the Gadgets 360 podcast Orbital. Available on Orbital spotify, Song, JioSaavn, google podcast, apple podcasts, amazon music And wherever you get your podcasts.
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