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Top 5 HIDDEN iOS 16 features that iPhone users must try now

Have you updated your iPhone with iOS 16? Then you should check these iOS 16 hidden features now.

| Updated on: Sep 23 2022, 18:18 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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There are many features that are there in your iPhone after the iOS 16 update, but Apple has not really promoted them. Try them out. (Unsplash)

It has been more than a week since the iOS 16 update reached all the supported iPhones. From iPhone X to iPhone 12, iPhone 13 and the latest iPhone14 series, all received new features including a customizable lock screen, option to unsend sent messages, photo editing tool to cut out objects from an image, and much more. However, these are definitely the most highlighted features that anyone can easily recall from Apple's WWDC 2022 event, when the iPhone maker had introduced iOS 16 for the first time. But these features are only the tip of the iceberg! There are a bundle of new features that are lying hidden in the latest update of iOS 16. Wondering what they are? Check the top 5 hidden iOS 16 features that Apple has rolled out.

Enhanced Smart Folders

Now with iOS 16, it is easier to automatically organise your notes in a Smart Folder via new filters such as Date Created, Date Modified, Shared, Mentions, Checklists, Attachments, Folder, Quick Notes, Pinned Notes, Locked Notes, and more.

Haptic Feedback for iPhone keyboard

This amazing trick will allow you to feel tiny vibrations on your fingertips every single time you press a key on your iPhone's keyboard. The haptic feedback comes with a subtle effect to enhance your typing experience.

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Wi-Fi Password

Finding difficulty to access the password of the network that you are using? iOS 16 has a solution! With the latest update, you can find the option to see the password of the network that you're connected to in the iPhone's Wi-Fi settings.

Fitness tracking without Apple Watch

Don't have an Apple Watch? iOS 16 allows you to track and meet your fitness goals even if you don't have an Apple Watch. Apple says, “using iPhone motion sensors, your steps, distance and third‑party workouts will give you an estimate of your calories to contribute to your daily Move goal.”

Privacy matters!

With iOS 16, the Hidden and Recently Deleted albums are locked by default and can be unlocked using your iPhone authentication method: Face ID, Touch ID or your passcode to keep it safe and secure.

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First Published Date: 23 Sep, 18:09 IST