iOS 16.3

Apple’s latest iOS 16.3 update to the software will introduce key fixes when it is released next week. It will get rid of all horizontal lines that appear in the background and also fix the lock screen and widget. It will also support for the latest 2nd generation HomePod and physical keys for security.

Apple discovered the horizontal lines that appeared on the iPhone 14 Pro Max that were visible during phone wake-ups or restarts. It is currently working to release the fix.

In the iOS 16.3 Beta has revealed that the update will fix a bug that caused the wallpaper displayed on the lock screen could sometimes appear as black. It’s the Home Lock Screen widget that was taken off following 16.2 was restored and will display the correct state.

Siri was unable to respond correctly to requests for music and the latest update is expected to resolve this issue in phones and CarPlay.

The expected release of the latest iOS is on Tuesday or Wednesday. Apple has also started pushing macOS Ventura 13.2 to MacBooks.