You are here: Home » Technology » News
Business Standard

Apple iOS 14.5 to let users set Spotify as default music service

The upcoming Apple iOS update will let users select a third-party default music service like Spotify when they ask to play a song using Siri

Topics
Apple  | Apple iOS | Spotify

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Apple iPhone 12 Pro

The upcoming iOS update will let users select a third-party default music service like when they ask to play a song using Siri.

When you ask Siri to play a song on the upcoming iOS 14.5, you would be prompted to select which app you want to use to play it, reports MacRumors.

last week released beta versions of upcoming iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 updates to developers and public beta testers.

has now added the ability to set a default music streaming service when using Siri to play songs.

First spotted by users on online discussion platform Reddit, Apple will let you ask ?Siri? to play a song in iOS 14.5 from installed third-party music streaming apps in addition to Apple Music.

Apple Siri? will also set a music streaming service as the default if you ask it to play from that particular app for the first time.

The iOS 14.5 is packed with several such exciting features.

You will soon be able to unlock your iPhone with Face ID even when with a Covid-19 mask on, but only if you are wearing an Apple Watch.

In the iOS 14.5 update, Apple Watch will give you haptic feedback to let you know your iPhone has been unlocked.

This is similar behaviour to using the Apple Watch to unlock your Mac which has been available for some time.

You need to keep Apple Watch in close proximity to your iPhone to use this feature.

--IANS

na/

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Tue, February 09 2021. 10:32 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU