Apple has released the iOS 15.1 coming as the first major update to the iOS 15 released in September. This update brings camera improvements for the iPhone 13 Pro, SharePlay, ProRes video capture, lossless audio and Dolby Atmos with Spatial Audio for HomePod smart speaker, and more. Most of these features were expected to arrive with the first iOS 15 update.
A new Auto Macro toggle is available that will automatically switch to the macro lens if the user is shooting a close-up object. Auto Macro can be turned off in the Camera section of the Settings app by scrolling down and toggling off “Auto Macro.”
iOS 15.1, paired with HomePod 15.1 software also brings Lossless Audio and Dolby Atmos Spatial Audio to the HomePod smart speakers from Apple. Lossless audio and Spatial audio can be turned on and off from the Home app.
iOS 15.1 is also bringing a vaccine cards feature within the Wallet app. iPhone users who have added their COVID-19 vaccine certificate to the Health app on the iPhone will be able to use those records to generate a vaccination card from the Wallet app.
The iOS 15.1 update will be an over the air update, meaning that all iPhone users will get it automatically on their smartphones. In order to check if your smartphone has got the update, you need to go into Settings > General > Software Updates, and install the update if it shows for your device.