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Soon Apple is going to release the next ios 16th version. Once iOS 16 gets released you can update your iPhone to the latest iOS version for free. What are the new features in iOS 16? Which are the iOS 16 supported devices? Know Apple iOS 16 public beta release date as well as the iOS 16 release date in India and time.

iOS 16 Release Date In India And Time

Apple will release the next ios version, that is iOS 16 on the 12th of September 2022. It is a free iOS update for iPhone 8 and higher models. The iOS 16 will be available from 10:00 A.M on the 12th of September according to the Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). The iOS 16 release date in India and time (for New Delhi) are 12 September and 22:30 respectively. 

new features in iOS 16

Navigate to the settings application on your iPhone and click on general settings followed by Software Update. A red update icon or update notification might also appear on your device. Eventually, your iPhone will restart and once you input your password, you will find that your iPhone is updated to the latest iOS version. 

iOS 16 Supported Devices

iPhone 8 and iPhones with higher models can support iOS version 16, whereas, older versions such as iPhone 7 and lesser models can not support iOS version 16. Many iPhone users are very surprised by this, as they very much expected iPhone 7 must be one of the iOS 16 supported devices. 

Source- Apple

Apple iOS 16 Public Beta Release Date

Apple iOS 16 public beta release date is the 7th of September, 2022. Beta users were given the opportunity to test the beta version before the final version was released to all the average iPhone users. 

New Features In iOS 16

Below are some of the new features in iOS 16:

1. Customizable Lock Screen

This is one of the features that interest most iPhone users. This feature enables users can personalize the lock screen in a unique way. Not only that muli-layered wallpapers and fonts can be customized as well. With this feature, users will be able to select several photos and set them as wallpapers that will be displayed throughout the day in a shuffled manner. 

Various wallpaper customization options are enabled through this update. Such as, live weather condition templates are added to new weather wallpaper, Astronomy wallpapers, and many others. 

new features in iOS 16 - Customizable Lock Screen
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2. iMessage

iOS version 16 features the ability to unsend and temporarily edit iMessages. The best option is that you can mark iMessages as unread even after you read the conversation. Pretty cool, isn’t it? 

You can edit a message up to five times and the edited message with temporarily staying unchanged for 15 minutes. In order to edit a message, users can simply hold or tap on the message and choose the appropriate option from the displayed menus. Edited iMessages will be marked as “edited” below the message. 

3. Music Player

Full-screen icon of the music player is reintroduced in iOS version 16. This feature last existed in the year 2016 in version 10 of iOS. Users also have the ability to minimize and maximize the icon of the music player on the lock screen. 

4. Games Controller

This feature offers an additional Bluetooth facility to connect game controllers that includes Pro Controller and Nintendo Joy-Cons. iOS 16 installed iPhone can operate on either single right or single left of the Joy-Con controller or both can be used simultaneously as a single controller. 

5. Tracking Apple Orders

This is an in-built feature that allows the user to keep track of all the information regarding orders purchased via Apple pay. The estimated date of delivery will be indicated through this.

6. No need for an Apple Watch

The fitness application present in apple watches is now present in iPhones themselves. Users can easily track their daily activity with the motion sensors present in the iPhone through which the calories burnt and steps walked per day can be calculated. 

About Apple Inc

Apple Inc is a multinational technology-based American company. Apple specializes in software, online services, and consumer electronics. They have its headquarters located in Cupertino, California, USA. They have a revenue of 365.8 billion (as of 2021) which is why they are the largest tech company. Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne, and Steve Wozniak on the 1st of April 1976. 

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