Apple iOS 15.4.1 Updates abbreviated form of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, from KIE to KYI
Find out what’s new in iOS 15.4.1 and whether your iPhones and iPads should be updated here.
Following the user’s report of heavy battery drain in the recently launched iOS 15.4, Apple has rolled out iOS 15.4.1 to the public with a solution to the battery problem. The iOS 15.4.1 release note also mentions some bug fixes for Braille devices and iPhone hearing aids. However, as always, on closer inspection, you will notice other minor changes as well. For example, the Apple World Clock Widget now shows KYI, an acronym for Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, instead of KII. Let’s find out first.
Kyiv for iOS 15.4.1 stands for KYI: Here’s Why
iOS 15.4.1 Kyiv World Clock
As Steve Moser, contributing author to Macromers, “KIE comes from the Russian spelling of Kyiv: Kiev.”
iOS 15.4.1 Changes: The World Clock Widget has changed from KIE to KYI for Apple Kyiv. KIE comes from Kyiv’s Russian spelling: Kyiv. The screenshot is iOS 15.4. pic.twitter.com/KaoBfE9T3e
– Steve Moser (SteveMoser) March 31, 2022
Also, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenoxi recently clarified the correct spelling of the country’s capital. He tweeted:
Now is the time for our cities to abandon the old Soviet spelling and take on the correct Ukrainian form. Grateful to Japan and @ Kishida 230 Encourage others to do it already and follow. #KyivNotKiev
– Volodymyr Zelensky (@zelenskyUA) March 31, 2022
Back to iOS, here are the other improvements to version 15.4.1:
iOS 15.4.1 Changes, Modifications, What Should You Update?
Apple.com Release Notes
The Apple Release Notes describe the following bug fixes for your iPhone:
- Battery discharge may be faster than expected after updating to iOS 15.4
- Braille devices may become unresponsive when navigating text or displaying a warning
- Some third-party apps designed for iPhone listening devices may lose connection
Apple Support further reveals that iOS 15.4.1 and iPadOS 15.4.1 have resolved a security issue with AppleAVD (an audio-video decoding framework) on the respective platforms.
Well, it’s not just two, Apple has also released updates for watchOS 8.5.1, tvOS 15.4.1, and HomePod 15.4.1, details of which you can see here.
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