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iOS 15 adds the “Critical Alerts” feature to HomeKit notifications

iOS 15 adds the “Critical Alerts” feature to HomeKit notifications

I only tested with types of security system. I’m not sure if the leak sensor or smoke sensor does the same thing, but I guess I do. For those unfamiliar with Critical Alerts bypass Do not disturb your silent settings, so you will receive a notification alert and hear the sound. I’m somewhat surprised that Apple took so long to add a feature – critical alerts – that was added in iOS 12, but maybe I shouldn’t be.