Today is a big day for Apple because the company will release iOS 16.1 with 8 new features. The tech giant will also release iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura today, October 24. While Apple made big changes with the latest devices including, iPad Pro, iPhone 14, and Apple Watch Ultra, it also keeps being one of the best in the sector with new software updates. Here are the details about iOS 16.1 features.
iOS 16.1 coming with 8 new features
The company released the first version of iOS 16 in September, it will release iOS 16.1 today with new features. According to the release notes, there are bug fixes, improvements, and new features for iPhones. Some of the new features are the most expected such as iCloud Shared Photo Library, Live Activities, and Clean Energy Charging.
One of the most expected features of iOS 16.1 is the iCloud Shared Photo Library. Thanks to this feature, you can share photos with family members and family by separating the library. You can share photos and videos with up to five more people. Users, who have access, can share, edit, caption, and delete photos and videos.
Another feature is Live Activities for third-party apps. People have been waiting for this feature for a long time. Thanks to the Live Activities, you can access sports scores, delivery status reports, and other activities from your phone’s lock screen. Additionally, you can use this feature in the Dynamic Island if you have an iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro Max.
Apple is expected to release iOS 16.1 in a few hours today (October 24). The new update will bring a lot of new features and bug fixes to the devices. Here is the list of coming features, if you would like to learn more about iOS 16.1, you can check Apple’s release notes.
What’s coming in iOS 16.1
- iCloud Shared Photo Library
- Live Activities for Third-Party Apps
- Clean Energy Charging
- Apple Fitness+ Without an Apple Watch
- Matter Accessories in Home App
- Apple Card Savings Account
- Reachability Support for Dynamic Island
- Key Sharing in Wallet App