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iOS 16 is OUT now: Download it on your iPhone, here is how

iOS 16 is now released on all supported iPhones now. If you want to download it, here is how to do it.

| Updated on: Sep 13 2022, 09:14 IST
Apple WWDC 2022: Top 10 iOS 16 features coming to your iPhones
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1/10 Customizable lock screen for iPhones: Apple has substantially upgraded the iOS lock screens with features such as ability to create and edit custom lock screens, add filters, change font styles. This is the biggest lock screen update on iPhones since the launch of iOS itself. (Apple)
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2/10 Wallpaper Gallery: Apple has introduced lock screen gallery in iOS 16. It will have a plethora of wallpapers that users can choose from. Various apps like weather will also provide a live wallpaper feature. (Apple)
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3/10 Widgets: Apple has also refreshed widgets and you can now enable them on your lock screen itself. From Music, Weather, to Smart Stack, you will now be able to bring all your important apps’ widgets to your lock screens. Now, you can even create custom lock screens and match them to your Focus modes. (Apple)
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4/10 Messages: The Messages app has also received a major update with some long-requested features. You can now unsend messages and even have the option to edit already sent messages! Isn’t that amazing? Oh, and SharePlay now works in Messages too. (Apple)
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5/10 Maps: Apple Maps has been updated to support visual look-around. Apple has introduced the multi-stop functionality to Maps as well as seamless integration with Apple Wallet. (Apple)
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6/10 LiveText: LiveText: One of the most popular Apple features, LiveText also has been improved. You can now use LiveText in videos as well as other apps. (Apple)
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7/10 Dictation: Dictation on Apple has just got smarter thanks to machine learning. You can now select a text and use dictation to edit it, or type an entire paragraph with your voice. The keyboard stays open to seamlessly shift between voice and touch. It even includes emoji detection and punctuation detection! (Apple)
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8/10 Notifications: iOS Notifications has also received some much-needed updates. Notifications will now be categorized from the bottom, keeping the lock screen cluster-free. (Apple)
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9/10 Visual Lookup: Visual Lookup has been improved. You can now tap and hold an object for Visual Lookup as well as send that object to someone as a message. (Apple)
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10/10 Mail: The Mail app has been updated. It now has several excellent features such as un-send mails, follow up, remind me later, and more. (Apple)
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iOS 16 is now available to download on supported iPhone models. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

iOS 16 is now OUT! Apple's latest software update for iPhones has been released and Indian users have been getting the update notification in the late hours of September 12. However, most users will be seeing the update notification pop-up this morning. iOS 16 brings a lot of changes with regards to customisation and other smart features. Sadly, it is leaving a couple of older iPhone models behind this year, forcing people to upgrade to newer iPhone 14 models that were announced last week.

Nonetheless, if you want to get your hands on iOS 16 stable version at the moment, you simply need to follow a few simple steps. Note that those who have booked the iPhone 14 series devices won't need to worry since these phones will come with iOS 16 preinstalled.

iOS 16 stable: How to download

- Go the Settings app on your iPhone and Tap on General.

- Next, tap on Software Update and wait for the page to refresh.

- You will see the notification for downloading iOS 16, wherein you can see all the features listed.

- Tap on “Download and Install” and enter your Passcode.

- Once the download completes, tap on “Install Now”.

- Your iPhone will restart and install the update.

- Once the process is complete, your iPhone will boot into iOS 16.

iOS 16: Which iPhone will be compatible with the update?

You can download iOS 16 on the following iPhone models:

- iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

- iPhone X

- iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max

- iPhone XR

- iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

- iPhone 11

- iPhone SE 2020

- iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max

- iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max

- iPhone SE 2022

iOS 16: Which iPhones will NOT get it?

- iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

- iPhone SE 2016

- iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus


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First Published Date: 13 Sep, 09:14 IST