For the past few months iOS 8.3 has been in the beta program. Several betas were seeded to developers and even the general public which were allowed to take part in the process. It was an extension of the beta program that Apple launched for OS X Yosemite late last year. Today Apple has finally released iOS 8.3 for everyone. The new software brings many new improvements for supported iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models.

Emoji fans will immediately notice the substantial new collection of diverse emoji that iOS 8.3 brings. The emoji selector has been redesigned to include all new selections and now even includes more diverse characters.

iOS 8.3 also brings support for Siri in several new languages, this will allow the company’s virtual private assistant to function in countries in which it couldn’t before.

A tweak has been made to Siri which allows the personal assistant to start calls directly from the speakerphone, eliminating the need for users to switch it on manually.

The changelog also shows that this update brings many stability and performance improvements as well as bug fixes for third-party keyboards, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other applications.

As reported recently iOS 8.3 also adds the ability to report spam messages. Users also get a new option that allows them to filter iMessages that don’t originate from someone in their contacts.

iOS 8.3 is rolling out over-the-air at this very moment.

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