iOS 16 Update: What's New?

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iOS 16 Update: What's New?

Apple Inc. has just launched the latest iOS update, and users are curious about what’s in store. Here’s everything you need to know about the iOS 16 update and some of its noteworthy features. 

Lock Screen Enhancements: 

Make your iPhone screen even more interesting with lock screen modifications. The infamous Apple lock screen is getting major makeovers with its gallery, customized date, and time fonts, switching off the lock screen with a simple swipe, adding widgets, and ease of editing these widgets. You can also change the placement and the style of notifications popping up on the screen. 

Unsend & Recover Messages? 

This feature is going to be a great hit among iMessage users. Texts can be unsent and even deleted within 5 minutes of delivery. You can also recover deleted messages from the archives within 30 days of the message being deleted. The iOS 16 update also features editing of messages 2 minutes into sending them. 

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Smart Dictation: 

Text messaging will be much easier with smart dictation and auto punctuation. You don’t need to worry about periods and commas, as the iOS 16 update will do everything for you. What’s even better is that you can also dictate the keyboard to add emojis to your texts, which is not something you see commonly. With the new update, you’ll be able to rewind, fast forward, and speed up any audio messages you receive. 

Better Email Experience: 

Many people use their phones to send quick emails. With the new update, you can schedule the sending time of an email, and it will notify you if you forgot to add an attachment, subject, or important information in the draft. You can also unsend emails and never forget to send or open an important email with the handy “Remind Me” feature. 

Internet Safety: 

Passkey is a new internet security feature for Apple devices. Instead of remembering hundreds of difficult passwords, all you need is a simple passkey, and it can provide access to websites and apps on devices other than your phone or Android devices. You can scan the passkey with a QR code through Touch or Face ID and call it a day. 

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Apple Pay Later: 

Apple Pay brings the “Pay Later” feature with the iOS 16 update. With this, you can stall any pending payments for four to six weeks without additional fees or interest. With Touch and Face ID recognition, you can easily make transactions anywhere and everywhere through Apple Pay. In addition to that, you can also replenish your wallet through an Apple Account card. Lastly, say hello to easy and hassle-free order tracking when you place an order through Apple Pay. 

The iOS 16 update has many new and impressive features that set the bar high. So, what are you waiting for? Download and install the latest version of iOS and enjoy the perks.

Laiba Omer

Laiba Omer

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