On October 25, the first betas of iOS 16.2, watchOS 9.2 and the rest of the Big Apple operating systems arrived. One of the novelties is the arrival of the Freeform app, announced at the WWDC, which is neither more nor less than a collaborative blank canvas to build a job between several people from scratch. However, other features have also made their way to iOS 16.2. In fact, Apple will analyze through this beta if users who have called 112 emergencies have done it for real or by mistake, to try to analyze the impact of the new security-related features added in the latest versions.
iOS 16.2 analyzes if the calls to 112 from the iPhone have been an error or not
The new iPhone 14 and 14 Pro incorporate enough hardware to detect when the user has a serious accident. In these cases, through iOS 16, 112 is immediately called to launch the alert to the emergency services. This saves lives and there are already reported cases. For all other users to be able to call the emergency services directly it is necessary to display the call with a series of actions and then slide and generate the call.
First Betas of iOS 16.2, watchOS 9.2 and macOS Ventura 13.1 now available
In the iOS 16.2 beta Apple wants to find out if these calls to 112 are voluntary or accidental. Many times when we keep our phone in the bag, the volume keys are pressed and applications are launched or we call people without meaning to. This also happens with the emergency call and that’s why Apple wants to polish the feature, to prevent unintentional calls to emergency services.
For this, the Diagnosis and Feedback application of the betas is launched when we make a call to 112 and the user You must fill in all the information related to the event: if it has been voluntary, if it has been accidental, if something really has happened to it… Through all this information collected, Apple will try to polish the tool.