One of the very best options of Apple Watch, particularly within the seemingly endless COVID-19 pandemic, is its capability to unlock your iPhone and vice versa.
However, when you have an iPhone with Touch ID, and you’ve got up to date it to iOS 14.7, your iPhone will not unlock your Apple Watch. You can nonetheless do it, after all, by coming into the pin in your Watch, but it surely’s the kind of bug that ruins the entire expertise, which is in any other case fairly seamless.
“When you have Unlock with iPhone turned on, unlocking your iPhone unlocks your Apple Watch as long as you’re wearing it. An issue in iOS 14.7 affects the ability of iPhone models with Touch ID to unlock Apple Watch,” the doc reads. “If you experience this issue, just type the passcode directly on your Apple Watch to unlock it.”
The firm says it can tackle the underlying subject in an upcoming software program replace.
Apple’s iOS 14.7 turned accessible on Monday, bringing a few new options, together with assist for Apple’s new MagSafe Battery Pack.