After it is installed and opened by the user, an iOS app may request additional permissions like location and access to Contacts. When Apple release iOS 14 in the fall of 2020, it was made available for iPhone models as old as the iPhone 6S, which was released in Sep 2015. Apple cites hardware capability as the reason some older devices may not receive all new features in an upgrade. Dark ModeWhen enabled, the UI, native apps, and supported third-party apps undergo a basic light-on-dark color scheme, and the iOS 13 wallpapers have a darker color scheme. The user can also set a schedule for what time Dark Mode comes on, and what time Light Mode comes back on. SettingsNotificationsUsers can now get notifications for settings other than software updates such as for two-factor authentication.

  • IOS 12.1 has arrived, complete with support for group FaceTime calls, new emoji dual-SIM, and more.
  • Apple TV, HomePod and iPad also enable your home to carry out certain tasks automatically.
  • NotesNotes can now be created even with the screen off by tapping the Lock Screen with an Apple Pencil.
  • Restrictions have been updated and now block “Current Location” and allows setting what content is appropriate for iPod music/videos/TV shows and apps.
  • Samsung smart TVs do not support HomeKit and cannot be added to the Home app.

Fixes an issue where some messages could appear out of order in the Messages app. Bug Fixes and ImprovementsAdds the ability for teachers to assign reading activities to their students in iBooks with the Schoolwork app. HomePod Stereo PairingWhen pairing, the HomePod balances the sound based on the location of the speakers.

Apple has released 14.8 for iPhone, a small update with several new security fixes. Apple has released iOS 15 for iPhone, a major new release that brings new features like Focus, SharePlay, a redesigned Safari, and more. This brand new update includes some changes to the Wallet and Podcasts apps.

Ios 10

A logic issue with debug system calls that could bypass the sandbox restrictions is fixed. A flaw that was executed by mounting a maliciously crafted disk image and may lead to a device shutdown or arbitrary code execution is now fixed. Fixes iPhone 4S support for Caller ID Name Display (on supported carriers – e.g. Rogers and Fido in Canada). Shake-to-shuffle bug fix, which formerly caused the Music app to freeze. Initial release on iPad .App StoreApp Store download limit over 3G was increased to 50 MB from 20 MB.


Architectural ChangesSupport for 32-bit ARM architectures has been removed. Apps designed for 32-bit architectures will no longer work until updated by the respective app developer to support 64-bit architectures. A keyboard layout designed for one-handed use is now supported on iPhone. IPad-specific FeaturesDockThe Dock has been redesigned, allowing access to apps that have been pinned to the dock as well as access to Recently Used / Continuity apps via the right portion of the Dock. Users can turn on iMessage auto-reply to alert any chosen contacts when they send a message and the user is driving. Do Not Disturb while DrivingNotifications are automatically silenced while driving and puts the iPhone in silent mode while keeping the display turned off to avoid distractions.

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The iPhone 4 onwards, the iPod Touch , the iPad 2 onwards and the iPad Mini were fully supported. IOS 6.1.6 was the final release supported for the iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch . PhoneEnable/disable option for voice-dial if the device is set to security with passcode lock.

Mail can now be composed in other apps without leaving the current app . SMS application renamed to MessagesApplication icon was slightly modified, it no longer has the letters “SMS”. IPod Touch onlyFixed issue that caused some Apple Lossless audio files to skip during playback.

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