Apple releases tvOS 16.3.1 and HomePod 16.3.1 updates
The company has made multiple stability improvements and bug fixes on both operating systems.
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A few weeks after the official release of iOS 16.3 and its security-based features, Apple is back in the fray with two new updates for its devices. tvOS 16.3.1 (Apple TV) and HomePod 16.3.1. Both iterations are now available for download.
On the other hand, iOS 16.3.1 update is currently being developed by Apple software engineering team, beta versions will be released soon and the final version may be available in February.
tvOS 16.3.1 and HomePod 16.3.1 are now available
Two new updates available for download and rollout for Apple TV and HomePod users lots of stability and general performance improvementsas well as classic bug fixes.
Apple has not released an official announcement of these two updates, only stating that tvOS 16.3.1 and HomePod 16.3.1 bring general performance and stability improvements. The same thing happened with tvOS 16.3, released on January 25, 2023, it only included stability improvements.
Apple has not been introducing new features in the tvOS operating system for a long time.. The design of the user interface has not been refreshed in years. However, we cannot find a plausible explanation for the lack of innovation in tvOS as the company has launched new Apple TV models in its most recent past.
As for the HomePod, software version 16.3 included a fair share of changes with: Siri news, temperature and humidity data, HomeKit improvements, confirmation tones, Podcasts volume adjustment and more.
How to install tvOS 16.3.1 and HomePod 16.3.1 updates?
If you’re planning to download and install any new software updates available for Apple TV and HomePod, here’s how to do it.
one. Open the Home app on your iPhone.
2. Select your HomePod from the device list.
3. Download the new software version.
one. Turn on your Apple TV.
2. Open the Settings app.
3. Go to the software update menu.
4. Download and install the new version of tvOS 16.3.1.
These are all the new features and stability improvements that Apple has included in the software for Apple TV and HomePod updates. Everything indicates that iOS 16.3.1 will also be a minor update inspired by improving the stability of the system.
Source: i Padizate