Apple has just released iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3 updates, marking the arrival of some important improvements to the operating systems.
One of the notable changes is enhanced device anti-theft protection, which prevents unauthorized access to important data even if an intruder knows the password.
For this feature, Apple has integrated biometric technology to replace the traditional password model. This helps improve security, especially if the device is lost. Users must also confirm biometric security every time they want to change the password that opens a device or Apple ID account, with at least one hour between password changes.
In addition, this update brings many other improvements, including improved AirPlay compatibility, warranty information tracking for devices that share Apple ID accounts, and optimizations. Collision detection on iPhone 14 and iPhone 15.
To update, users can go to Settings->General->Software Update. Additionally, Apple has released iOS 15.8.1 and iOS 16.7.5 updates for older devices.