Apple has today released iOS 16.0.3 and watchOS 9.0.2 to the public.
At the time of posting, it is unclear whether these updates contain any fixes specific to blind and low vision users. If you do notice any changes to VoiceOver or low vision features during your use of these releases, please let us know by posting your findings in the comments.
iOS 16.0.3 Release Notes
This update provides bug fixes and important security updates for your iPhone including the following:
- Incoming call and app notifications may be delayed or not delivered on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
- Low microphone volume can occur during CarPlay phone calls on iPhone 14 models
- Camera may be slow to launch or switch between modes on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
- Mail crashes on launch after receiving a malformed email
watchOS 9.0.2 Release Notes
This update includes improvements and bug fixes for your Apple Watch.
- Interruptions to streaming audio on Spotify
- Snooze alarm notifications continue after the alarm is deleted for AssistiveTouch users
- Incomplete syncing of Wallet and Fitness data for newly paired Apple Watch
- Audio from microphone interrupted for some Apple Watch Series 8 and Ultra users
How to Update
iOS 16.0.3 is available via Over-the-Air Update (Settings > General > Software Update), via Finder on a Mac with macOS Catalina or later, or via iTunes on a PC or Mac with macOS Mojave or earlier.
watchOS 9.0.2 is available via Over-the-Air Update (Settings > General > Software Update) or by going to the Watch app on your iPhone and navigating to General> Software Update. To install the update, your Watch must be connected to its charger and have at least 50% battery power.