June 27, 2022

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iOS 16: Everything we know so far

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Apple’s WWDC 2022 is set to showcase all the upgrades and features coming to iPhone with iOS 16, and rumor has it the software update will deliver health-tracking features, notification improvements, and a possible nod to Apple AR/VR.

The upcoming Apple event, taking place on June 6, will primarily focus on the latest and greatest software updates to Apple’s various platforms including iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS 13, watchOS 9, and tvOS 16. However, many are most excited about all the iPhone updates arriving, especially as they go hand-in-hand with other Apple products. 

After rummaging through rumors and potential leaks all about iOS 16, along with iPadOS 16 and watchOS 9, take a look at everything we know so far. 

iOS 16

With iOS 15, Apple brought a number of quality-of-life updates such as FaceTime including spatial audio, SharePlay bringing music, videos or your screen into your calls, drag and drop between apps, and many more. This year, we’re expecting to see further enhancements, although don’t expect to see a major redesign of iOS. 

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According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, there will be “fairly significant enhancements across the board.” iOS 16 is tipped to bring new health-tracking features and an update to notifications, but what these new features will be are still in question. One of the health features is expected to be a “medicine management tool that will let users scan their pill bottles into the app,” although all the planned features may not arrive when it launches.

Codenamed “Sydney,” the upcoming iPhone software update is expected to go hand-in-hand with the Apple Watch too, as Gurman also states that watchOS 9 will offer “major upgrades to activity and health tracking.”

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As 9to5Mac reports, changes are coming to Apple’s Focus mode, which was introduced in iOS 15. It acts as a customizable Do Not Disturb mode, allowing users to set different profiles for various activities, such as work, play, gym, and more. In iOS 16, there will apparently be more customizations coming to Focus mode, they may not be compatible with iOS 15. A message spotted in iOS 15.5 beta suggests “A device with newer software has updated this Focus to use a new configuration this device doesn’t support.”

Speaking of unsupported devices, tipster LeaksApplePro on iDropNews predicts that the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus and first-generation iPhone SE won’t be able to receive the iOS 16 update. This is expected, as older Apple devices struggle to keep up with new software updates. This may be the case with another expected feature offering interactive widgets or “big widgets.”

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