Apple’s annual software update, iOS 16, comes with several new features and improvements. While many of these changes are familiar, some are groundbreaking. This year, Apple added system-wide closed captioning and real-time image recognition. The new version of iOS also includes several accessibility features. Users with vision disabilities or other physical disabilities will find some new features useful.
Visual Look Up is an app that analyzes photos and identifies objects. Once selected, it automatically lifts the subject from the background. It also works with paused video frames. The tool is available in the Control Center. However, the iPhone version is not quite as smooth as the iPad version and is not as good at associating notes with websites.
Another new feature in iOS 16 is the ability to share photos. The camera app has been improved to make it easier to view multiple cameras in your home. You can also add your favorite photos to your photostream. The new Home app also supports Matter, an open standard for smart home hardware. The new version will be available later this year.
If you have an iPhone or Apple Watch, iOS 16 will let you customize the appearance of notifications. They will be displayed at the bottom of the screen. In addition, notifications will appear as a vertical carousel, which looks much more pleasing than the old list format. In addition, iOS 16 will eliminate the problem of having multiple notifications coming from the same app. You can also set different colors and fonts for your lock screen. You can even create multiple Lock Screens and assign them to different Focus Modes.
Another great feature of iOS 16 is the ability to remove duplicates automatically. You can do this by scanning your Contacts and compiling all of the information from each occurrence. However, you should be aware that iOS 16 is not 100% foolproof, and it is not yet fully accurate. There are still some issues with this new feature, but it is a huge improvement.
The new version of iOS also brings several improvements to the lock screen. Apple has added a new default wallpaper and a number of new wallpaper collections. Among these, there are collections dedicated to Astronomy, Weather, and Pride. There’s also live location data, new emoji characters, and more. Photos can be shuffled and the original iPhone’s iconic clownfish wallpaper has also been revived.
Messages has undergone several improvements in iOS 16. In iOS 16, you can edit messages you have already sent or received. You can also choose to delete any unfinished messages. If you’ve sent an unfinished message, you’ll be able to undo it by long-pressing on it. This new feature is useful for preventing unfinished messages from being read.