Apple iOS 16 release set for tomorrow; Check out features
Apple will release iOS 16 on September 12 for download. The new iPhone operating system, which will be unveiled at WWDC 2022, will have a number of new features. Apple iOS 16 will offer more seamless ways to gain deeper intelligence, share and communicate, and more personalization options.
The latest iPhone 14 series will come pre-installed with iOS 16. iOS 16 will be supported with iPhones 8 and later. In addition, the iPhone SE models from 2020 and 2022 would also receive the update.
Methods for determining the availability
Apple alerts owners of supported iPhone models when a fresh update is made available. Go to iPhone settings – General – Software Update to actively check for updates. This function contains the server and displays a download and install choice when an update is available.
Top features of iOS 16
Lock Screen: You will have entirely new options to customize your lock screen. You would be able to show a collection of widgets to access information quickly, exhibit your favorite photographs, and customize font styles. Additionally, you would be able to change your Lock Screen at any time during the day by touching and holding it while swiping.
Create numerous Lock Screens: You may now quickly switch between multiple Lock Screens, each having a different background and aesthetic. For ideas, peruse a wallpapers gallery with recommended images and thematic themes.
Notifications: View alerts on the Lock Screen in a concealed view, stacked view, or extended list view. Alerts are also covered because they appear at the screen’s bottom.
Widgets on the Lock Screen: You can decide to have several widgets displayed on your Lock Screen so that you can quickly check the time, weather, date, battery life, calendar events that are coming up, time zones, alarms, and Activity ring progress.
Simple setup of a Focus: With a new, simplified configuration, you can choose which apps and persons you wish to get notifications from by simply permitting or disabling them. You may switch between your Personal And Work Focus with a swipe thanks to widgets that display scheduled meetings and to-do lists. Link your Focus to the Lock Screen so that your iPhone’s appearance and feel correspond to how you intend to use it at the time.
Live Activities: The lock screen’s Live Activities functionality will make it simpler for users to keep up with events as they are happening. Customers can follow the development of their food delivery. Additionally, they can use this functionality to access the “Now Playing” settings without unlocking their smartphone.
iCloud Shared Photo Library: Later this year, iCloud Shared Photo Library will launch. You can share an iCloud photo library with a maximum of five other individuals and a separate photo library with your family.
Messages: Users can now change a recent communication they sent or decide not to send it. In addition, if they cannot react immediately but would like to do so later, they could mark a message as unread.
Intelligence: Lifting the subject out of the backdrop will allow users to isolate the issue by erasing the background from the photograph. The following applications will have this feature: Photos, Quick Look, Screenshot, and Safari.
Live Text for video: Users could pause a video on every frame with Text and utilize everyday operations like share, copy, look up, translate, and more when using live Text for video.
Camera: Users will be able to use swipe motions in the new UI to choose between filters as well as modes. An enhanced cinematic way will be available for iPhone 13 and later.
Privacy: iPhones will be shielded against spyware such as Pegasus thanks to a new option dubbed Lockdown mode. The Privacy tab within Settings will have the feature.
The new version includes substantial updates that enhance consumers’ overall experience. As per Apple, iOS 16 will be accessible to supported iPhone owners starting September 12. The software upgrade is anticipated to arrive within India either tonight at a late hour or by tomorrow morning.