We’ve talked a lot about iOS 14 and its news, widgets, new Siri interface, app library, and more. However, there are other lesser-known features that tend to go unnoticed in all collections and which today we’re bringing you to check out. They are 10 novelties that you surely liked and that you did not know, many of them are designed to protect your privacy.

10 new features in iOS 14 you didn’t know about

iOS 14 has only reached its second beta, and surely by its final launch Apple continues to introduce improvements, hope they are as good as these.

Restricted access to photos

It’s a new privacy feature that allows us control which photos apps access. So far when an app wanted to access our photos, we gave it permission to access all of them, but what if it’s an app we’ll only use one? time? Why does she need access to all photos if you only want to upload or share one? In iOS 14 we have the option to select only the photos that each app can access, being able to choose one, two, three or even the entire reel.

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Find emojis

Emojis keep growing and we have more and more available, and Apple wants to solve an increasingly important problem: that of finding the perfect emoji. In iOS 14 when opening the emoji keyboard we have a small search engine with which to find that perfect icon that we want to share.


One of the most interesting tricks of iOS 14. Now we can set up a double or triple tap on the back of the iPhone to perform a function, such as taking a screenshot or going back to the Home screen. You can also set up a shortcut, so the possibilities are almost endless. If you want to know more about this feature, here we tell you how to configure it.

Dictation on the device

In iOS 14, dictation improves over time when you use your device thanks to machine learning done right on the iPhone. This is done on the device itself and not on Apple’s servers. All processing is done offline, so when dictating any message, note or email, your privacy will be safe.

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Share approximate location

Another cool iOS 14 privacy feature. Many apps like to know our location, and in iOS 14, Apple released a new privacy option that we hide our exact location while using geolocated features in some applications. Apps that provide weather information don’t need to know exactly where we are, and you can now choose to share only an approximate location instead of our exact location.

Sound recognition

This is a new accessibility function through which the IPhone is able to recognize different sounds such as alarm, crying baby, screaming or animal and animal sounds. It’s pretty accurate and the iPhone shows us a notification whenever the iPhone detects any of these sounds.

Exposure lock

The camera in iOS 14 has included a lot of improvements and one of them is the power control exposure manually using a cursor. This is one of the new buttons that appear when we swipe up in the app. This way we can block the exposure for a long photo shoot, it’s not something for everyone, but photography enthusiasts will use it.

Continue playing on Apple Music

In Apple Music there is also a new feature that allows us continue listening to songs even if our list is over. When you listen to a single song or playlist and the music ends, Apple Music now automatically plays something similar without the silence.

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Search in applications

The search option has been significantly improved in iOS 14 and is now able to search in the applications themselves in a more advanced way. When you swipe down on the home screen and search for something, below you will find an option called Search in apps, it was already in iOS 13, but in iOS 14 it is more powerful.

HomeKit in the control center

In the iOS 14 control center we now have a HomeKit panel with our favorite scenes or controlsIn this way, we can turn off the lights or turn on the connected devices directly from the iOS 14 control center.

Hope you liked these 10 Lesser Known News That Are Available In iOS 14, many of them are designed to protect user privacy, which we applaud.

Source : Techradar