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iOS 16 Update: Everything We Know So Far

Apple announced its new iOS 15 for iPhones back at the Apple World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2021. Apple added many exciting features and performance improvements over iOS 14. The iOS 15 brings great features like Facetime calls, tools to reduce distraction, redesigned notifications, redesigned browsing experience with all new Safari, new privacy features, and much more. Well, this was all for iOS 15. The company will announce its iOS 16 OS in 2022. And there is quite a long time left from the official launch. But some information and hints about the OS have already been out online.

Update June 6: Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference 2022 will start at 10.30 PM (IST) on June 6 and the conference will continue till June 10. The keynote Livestream will be available on Apple’s official website, the Apple TV+ app and on the company’s YouTube channel. Apple will reveal the next version of iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, macOS, and tvOS. Apple WWDC 2022 is all about software. However, the report suggests a new MacBook Air could be revealed at the event. Additionally, a Mac Mini with an Apple M2 chip and a Mac mini tower with the M1 Pro chip is also on the way.

What is iOS 16, and when will it be released?

Update: Apple announced the iOS 16 developer beta on June 6 at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). On July 11, Apple released the first iOS 16 public beta. However, the iOS 16 final stable build is said to be released to the public on September 7, 2022.

Starting from the general information, iOS 16 will succeed the iOS 15 OS and is expected to bring some significant overhaul to the OS. The Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) event will be held from June 6 to June 10, and in the same event, the company will launch its iOS 16 OS. However, iOS 16 could be released to the public in September 2022.

Download Public Beta

As usual, the update will be available to a few beta testers by September 2022, and a stable public rollout might happen after a few months of beta testing. As for beta, one can join the Apple beta program directly from the Apple beta page, and after completing all the processes successfully, you will start receiving the beta updates on your device.

Head over to the path: “Settings”> “General”> “Software Update” and then tap on “Upgrade to iOS 16” (Coming Soon). Now click the “Download and Install” option to install the iOS 16 update. Now, restart your device.

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Which iPhones will get an iOS 16 Update?

As for the expected device, Apple rolled out six years of updates to its iPhone. From this, we firmly hope the iPhone 7 and iPhone 13 series will get the iOS 16 update.

The iOS 16 supported list will likely include iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max.

It is worth mentioning that the iPhone 6s series might lack the iOS 16 update. The upcoming iPhone 14 lineup, namely iPhone 14, 14 Pro, 14 Max, and 14 Pro Max, will arrive with iOS 16.

iOS 16 Features (Expected)

The iOS 16 is expected to bring a major overhaul to the iOS 15. The iOS 16 might bring a new interactive widget; it is also expected that iOS 16 will bring a new ability to Siri voice assistant, which can transfer content directly from iOS to Mac and Apple TV. It will also come with a new focus toggle, which can turn on Focus mode directly from the toggle. An all-new background sound application is also expected to come. More features include all new privacy features, a new retouched home screen, and a user interface.

The iOS is already smooth and fast. But the iOS 16 will bring some smoother animation and a hassle-free experience. It is also said that users can order the foods directly from the Apple Maps from their preferred restaurant. The stock Photo application is expected to get retouched with all news feeds and stories as we see on Google Photos.

According to a report via Macrumors, iOS 16 will include a Safety Feature for the iPhone and Apple Watch called the Car Crash Detection feature. The feature will automatically detect when a user is involved in a car crash. It is currently being tested using millions of devices. The feature will use sensors like the accelerometer. The device will automatically dial the emergency service number when a crash is detected.

We don’t have much information to share; let’s wait till more data comes online, or the official launch will reveal everything about the iOS 16.

That was it for everything we know about the upcoming iOS 16 operating system. Thanks for sticking with us till the end of the post. What do you think about the several hints about the iOS 16? Let us know by dropping a comment down below.

About Chandan Pandit

He is a Tech Journalist at Dealntech. He writes on Mobile and Android related news. Keeping the contents as simple as possible with proper information is his goal. He enjoys researching all kinds of tech products, especially fascinating latest mobile phones and gadgets. In his free time, he loves playing mobile games. Email: [email protected]

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