iOS 16 is the latest version of iOS, the operating system used to power iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. It was announced at WWDC 2019 on June 3 and became available as a free software update for some iPhones, iPads and iPods from early September.
New Siri interface
The new Siri interface has been completely redesigned with a focus on simplicity. It’s now easier than ever before to navigate and use this voice assistant, especially when you’re multitasking. Additionally, Apple has introduced a new Siri voice and animations to make interacting with Siri more enjoyable than ever before.
In addition to the new look and feel of the app, there’s also new functionality that will help you get things done faster—and with less effort on your part. For example:
- New suggestions have been added for tasks like making calls or sending messages;
- You can now choose among multiple languages when talking to your device;
Live text for automatic conversion
The new iOS 16 feature allows you to convert text into speech by simply tapping and holding on the word. You can also choose to hear the text read in a different language (like Mandarin). The conversion is not limited to emails or webpages, but can also be used for texting and writing notes.
Walking directions in maps
In iOS 16, Apple has added walking directions to Maps. The new feature allows you to get directions from your current location or any other point on a map, and there are several ways you can access it.
Share back your apple airpods audio
One of the biggest new features in IOS16 is the ability to share your apple airpods audio with other devices. You can now use your apple airpods as a bluetooth speaker, earbuds and headset.
Live translation and transcription
Now you can “hear” the other side speak in a foreign language! With live translation and transcription, you can translate to and from English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Chinese. You can also transcribe voice to text or text to voice. And if you want to hear your words read back in their native tongue by a skilled human translator (not Auto-Tune), it’s as easy as tapping on the “Transcribe” button.
Apple Music lossless and spatial audio support
Apple Music lossless is a new format for streaming music, and it’s available in Apple Music on Mac and iOS. It’s compatible with your AirPods, and the service is currently available in the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand.
Private relay for a private browsing experience
Private relay is a new feature in iOS 16 that allows you to access the internet anonymously. It works by connecting your device to other devices running the same app, and then relaying your information through them. This way, you can use it to bypass firewalls and filters. However, this feature is only available for iOS 16 devices.
New ipad features including third party mouse cursor support, multi user sign in and “hide my email” functionality
- Third party mouse cursor support
- Multi user sign in
- Hide my email
Ios 16 brings a host of new features to iPhone and iPad.
We are excited to see what IOS 16 brings for iPhone and iPad. This new update is expected to bring a host of new features, including a redesigned Siri interface, live text for automatic conversion and walking directions in maps.
There’s also Share back your apple airpods audio – which means you can now share audio from an iPhone or iPad directly to an AirPods or other Bluetooth device without having them connected to your device first. You can also use Live translation and transcription while using Apple Maps app on iPhone or iPad as well as other apps such as WhatsApp Messenger, Waze (Google Maps), Facebook Messenger etc.,
New features for iPad
The new multitasking feature is only available on iPad Pro, so it won’t work on any older iPads. If you have an iPad Pro, you’ll be able to open more than one app at a time and switch between them easily. You can also drag content from one app into another.
The split-screen feature gives you the ability to view two apps at once in landscape mode (the iPad’s default orientation). In portrait mode, you can see two apps side by side or one above the other with half as much screen space for each app. You can even change the split ratio for each type of screen behavior: 50/50, 30/70 or 20/80 if you prefer some apps larger than others.
The new software update brings many improvements to existing features that make using iOS easier and more efficient across all devices including iPhone XR 6S Plus 7 8 X 10 series etc.. These include changes such as improved access control options like Find My Device which now includes location tracking alerts! Also added was support for Face ID facial recognition authentication system along with improved privacy policies around its useage limits store credit cards securely in Passbook App Store purchases made through Apple Pay platform which can be used anywhere contactless payments are accepted online banking account details securely stored within iCloud Drive database backup messages sent while traveling abroad
Faster Wi-Fi and Bluetooth performance
Faster Wi-Fi and Bluetooth performance
Ios 16 also brings improvements to the two wireless technologies that have been a staple of Apple products for years. With Ios 16, you can expect to see improved Wi-Fi and Bluetooth performance across the board.
Password management is now built into the operating system. The new password manager is called Password Assistant and it’s meant to help you create and store strong passwords, as well as view all of your passwords in one place. Password Assistant will suggest a strong password for any website or app you sign up for, then automatically fill it in for you when needed.
FaceTime portrait mode calls
FaceTime portrait mode calls
FaceTime audio is now available on Mac, iPad and Apple Watch. FaceTime audio is also available on HomePod when it becomes available in December.
AirPlay to Mac improvements
AirPlay to Mac improvements:
AirPlay in macOS Mojave: AirPlay mirroring to Mac is now available from the Share menu on any app. Simply select the Bluetooth device you want to connect with and choose Share Screen or AirPlay. With this feature, you can use your iPhone or iPad as a trackpad for your Mac as well as stream media such as photos, videos and music right from its library.
In addition, Apple has also introduced AirPlay audio-only for Mac which allows users to stream audio content from their iOS devices over WiFi network through iTunes or Music app on their computers. This feature will allow them to listen to music or podcasts on their laptop/desktop computer without having an internet connection at all because it uses Bluetooth technology instead of Wi-Fi (or Ethernet) connection which is why they don’t need any kind of internet connection while streaming audio content through iOS devices onto an Apple laptop/desktop computer running macOS Mojave 10 public beta version 16A263f
Safari privacy report
Safari privacy report
The Safari privacy report allows you to see the websites you visit and the information they collect, and choose to delete the data. The Safari privacy report will be available in ios 16.
iOS notifications arrive on your Mac
To enable the new notification feature, open the Notification Center on your Mac by going to the top right of your screen and clicking on it.
After that, a notification will appear at the bottom of your screen informing you that you’re about to receive notifications from other devices. Click Enable Notifications and then confirm with Allow for each of your connected devices that want to send you notifications.
Once this is done, open up iOS 16’s Settings app and go to Notifications > Show on Lock Screen > Only while Using This Device under “Show on Lock Screen.” From there select Always or Never depending where you work best: either having all notifications visible at all times or none at all times!
Maps app changes
If you’re a frequent user of the Maps app, you’ll love the new look. The design has been updated to make it easier to use, and now features a full offline capability so you can browse maps without an internet connection. You also get a new search bar at the bottom of your screen as well as other improvements that make finding where you need to go easier than ever before.
The new Maps app also includes more detailed information on transit lines and schedules than ever before, making it easier than ever to plan your next trip with public transportation in mind! If there’s one thing we know our readers are passionate about (besides podcasts), it’s travel planning: having better access to this information is great news for all travelers out there.
In addition to these changes and updates coming in iOS 16:
We hope you enjoyed learning more about the new features and enhancements to iOS 16. We are looking forward to seeing what will be included in the next version.