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Ios 15 Release

Automatic set upAutomatically signs a user into essential Apple services, including iCloud, Keychain, iTunes, the App Store, iMessage, and FaceTime with the given Apple ID. Other Changes and FeaturesRedesigns the Apple Podcasts app and introduces several new capabilities, such as the ability to display seasons, trailers and bonus episodes of a podcast. Also introduces a Listen Now tab granting easy access to new Podcast episodes and episodes currently in the playback queue.

Fixes an issue where ringtones were sometimes not restored from iCloud backups. Fixes an issue that could cause unexpected cellular data usage when receiving SMS/MMS messages. Improves the reliability of the Reachability feature on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Actions – app extensions to view or manipulate inside another app. Native apps tap into Safari’s AutoFill & Passwords for easy login experience. SpotlightSpotlight now also searches Wikipedia, iBooks, iTunes, App Store, nearby places, news, Suggested Websites, and Movie showtimes.

  • This service integrates with Google Wallet but is not available on all Android phones or wireless carriers.
  • Fixes an issue where some users could not complete Setup Assistant after updating.
  • MultitaskingRedesigned switcher, with horizontal scrolling for previewing all running apps, and swipe upward gesture to stop any running apps.
  • The AirPlay controls have also seen a revamp to make it easier to start playing something on an AirPlay device.
  • You can update to the latest version of iOS or iPadOS 15 as soon as it’s been released, or continue to use iOS or iPadOS 14 while still getting important security updates for a period of time.

Opportunity to delete games without deleting the apps from a device. Locks the home button from being used, so as to function like a kiosk. AccessibilityGuided AccessAllows user to lock exiting of the app in Single App Mode. Bookmarks button changes to Reading List icon with a progress bar when updating the Reading List for offline use . Bookmarks window now displays tabs along the bottom of the window to switch between viewing “Bookmarks”, “History” and “Reading List”; formerly was listed all in one source list . Phone call doesn’t take up the entire lock screen when a call is incoming. 11 drops support for all iOS devices with 32-bit ARM processors as well as 32-bit applications, making iOS 64-bit only. Instead, scrolling from the top left to the bottom will open the Notification Center, which in the latest versions of iOS is very similar to the lockscreen. It displays notifications in chronological order and groups them by application. From the notifications of some apps it is possible to interact directly, for example by replying a message directly from it. Enhance your apps with new features, such as improved list views, better search experiences, and support for control focus areas.


Apple announced iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 on June 22, 2020, at its annual WWDC 2020 event, with a developer beta released on the same day and a public beta released on July 9, 2020. IOS 14 and iPadOS 14 were released on September 16, 2020, alongside the iPad and iPad Air . This makes the iPad Air 2 the first device to support seven versions of iOS and iPadOS, from iOS 8 to iPadOS 14. IOS and iPadOS 14 also allow the user to have incoming calls shown in banners rather than taking up the whole screen . Apple has released iOS 14.4, a relatively minor iPhone update that brings number of bug fixes, as well as a few small new features.

Users now have the ability to search for handwritten text within notes. NotesNotes can now be created even with the screen off by tapping the Lock Screen with an Apple Pencil. Slide Over and Split ViewApps can now be placed into Slide Over / Split View by touching and holding an app from the Dock and then dragging. Memory Movies now automatically adapt to the given content for Landscape and Portrait orientations.


The release of 4.2.1 brought compatibility to the original iPad and was the final release supported on the iPhone 3G and 2nd generation iPod Touch due to major performance issues. IOS 7.03, released Oct 23, 2013, mostly disabled the gyroscopic compass on the Apple iPod Touch, including new-at-the-time models. Later software updates further restricted compass-related hardware features, to only devices with GPS/cellular connectivity. The next generation of Apple’s iPhone software platform, iOS 14 is full of exciting updates and new features. There are new widgets, which you can put on the Home screen.

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A dedicated app on the iPhone, like the prior version on iPod Touch and iPad. Can select GPS icon at bottom to immediately see weather for current location. Can see multiple locations simultaneously when the menu icon is selected. Today tab, for previewing the events calendar, stocks, and tomorrow’s events; provides traffic info on oft-visited places. System wide, accessible by swiping upward from the bottom of the screen. “New” banner on newly installed apps have been replaced with blue dots.

This update adds the ability to opt-in to COVID-19 exposure notifications even if you don’t have an app installed, depending on your region. The feature currently works in Washington D.C., Virginia, Nevada, and Maryland. Were also Macro Controls to take advantage of the phone’s ultrawide lens. The biggest feature to be added though is the App Privacy Report. This report shows what data and sensors each app can access, network activity for those apps and other privacy-related data. I’ve tried windows and blackberry smartphones before android came out.