Apple finally released its much-awaited iOS 16 software on Monday- loaded with a new lock screen with widgets, unsend and edit for iMessage, new keyboard haptics, a new Home app, and much more.
The update is around 3GB in size for iPhone users and is available only for the iPhone 14 series, iPhone 13 series, iPhone 12 series, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone SE Gen 2 and iPhone SE Gen 3.
The biggest change brought in by the new software is in terms of the lock screen, where users can now add widgets that act as a way of presenting notifications. These
Also, for regular users of iMessage, there are a variety of improvements, like the ability to edit a message for up to 15 minutes after it is sent and to undo it for two minutes after sending it.
Next up, Apple’s built-in Mail app will be getting a new scheduled send option in iOS 16 alongside the ability to quickly unsend an email right after it was sent.
Another significant update is the improvement in built-in keyboard haptics as it helps in feeling the vibrations while typing. The latest update also brings a redesigned Home app with new camera views and widgets on the lock screen and the ability to control an Apple Watch from an iPhone.
What’s more, is iPhone users with the new software will also be able to copy text from videos now.
And lastly, coming to privacy, Apple is adding a ‘Lockdown Mode’ to iOS which adds extreme protection.