Η Apple released it iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, the latest operating system updates for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. As always, users can download new updates for free. IOS 15 is available on iPhone 6s and later models, while iPadOS 15 is available on iPad Air 2 and newer models.
The new software can be installed on the above over-the-air devices by going to Settings> General> Software Update.
See below the new features that iOS 15 brings
- The support Spatial audio makes people's voices sound like they're coming from the direction they're on the screen, in FaceTime group calls (iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and later)
- The Voice Isolation Makes your voice clear by blocking external sounds (iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and newer models)
- The Portrait mode makes you look clear on screen while blurring the environment around you (iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and newer models)
- The Grid view Allows six people to appear simultaneously in a FaceTime group call. All users look the same (same size on the screen), while highlighting the user who speaks each time.
- The FaceTime links allow you to invite friends to a FaceTime call. Even friends who use devices Android or Windows can participate from their browser
Messages and Memoji
- The Shared with you Displays content sent to you by friends via Messages, a new section in Photos, Safari, Apple News, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts or the Apple TV app
- Multiple photos sent in Messages are displayed as a collage
- There are over 40 Memoji outfit options and up to three different colors to customize your Memoji clothes
- Focus allows you to automatically filter notifications based on what you do at a given time, such as exercise, sleep, games, reading, driving, work
- Focus uses on-device intelligence, when configured, to suggest applications and people from whom you want to allow notifications in a Focus
- Home screen pages can Customize to fit your apps and widgets in a specific Focus
- Status appears in your contacts, Messages, indicating that your notifications are muted with Focus
- H summary of notifications provides a useful collection of your daily alerts, based on the schedule you have set
- Alerts can be muted for the next hour or day
- Detailed city maps with elements such as altitude, trees, buildings, attractions, sidewalks and 15D views that allow you to navigate complex junctions and more, are available for the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York and London. According to Apple, iOS XNUMX will soon bring more cities (iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and newer models)
- New driving features include a new map showing details such as movement, while a itinerary allows you to see your upcoming trip by selecting a future departure or arrival time
- As for the instructions for a walking route, they are extremely detailed and use augmented reality to offer an even better experience and make it easier for users (iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and newer versions)
- The update also allows you to see where there is transport near you.
- The Interactive 3D globe shows more details of mountain ranges, deserts, forests, oceans and more (iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and newer models)
- The tab bar is designed to help you move between tabs easily by swiping left or right
- The Tab Groups help you store and organize your tabs, and you can easily access them from all devices
- The Tab overview grid view displays your open tabs
- The home page can be customized with a background image and new sections
- The extensions in iOS 15 help you personalize your browsing. You can download them through the App Store
- Ability to voice search, which is very useful, since you can search for something on the internet even if you can not type.
- Live Text makes the text interactive in your photos, so you can copy and paste, browse and translate into Photos, Screenshot, Quick Look, Safari and live previews with the Camera app (iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and newer versions)
- Live Text Detectors recognize phone numbers, emails, dates, street addresses and more in photos.
- Live Text is available from the keyboard. This allows you to enter text directly from the camera viewfinder into any text field
Sharing allows you to select health data and notifications to share with your friends, relatives or even doctors
- Trends lets you see how a given health measurement is progressing over time and can alert you when something new is detected
- The Walking Steadiness is a new measurement that can assess the risk of falling and alert you if gait stability is low (iPhone 8 and later)
- Verifiable health records allow you to download and store COVID-19 vaccine versions and laboratory results
- Results can now be pinned for quick access and include tags showing how they have changed over time
- The new design in iOS and iPadOS 15 shows the most Important weather information for the location that interests you and includes new maps
- Weather maps can be viewed in full screen and show items such as rainfall, temperature and air quality in the supported countries
- The next hour rain alerts alert you when rain or snow will start or stop in Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States.
- The news animated backgrounds show more accurately the position of the sun, clouds and rainfall (iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and newer)
Privacy in iOS 15
- The Mail Privacy Protection on iOS and protects your privacy by preventing email senders from finding out about your activity, your IP address or if you have opened their email
- The Safari Intelligent Tracking Prevention It also prevents known trackers from creating your profile using your IP address
- iCloud + is a subscription cloud service it offers premium features and extra iCloud storage
- The iCloud Private Relay (beta) encrypts internet traffic so you can browse Safari in a more secure and private way
- The Hide My Email allows you to create unique, random email addresses so you can send and receive emails without having to share your real email address
- The Custom email domain personalizes your iCloud Mail address and allows you to invite family members to use the same domain
The above are some of the new features in Apple's new operating system, iOS 15. Upgrades have also been made to Photos, Wallet, Spotlight, Siri. In addition, the Notes allow you to categorize your data to find it more easily, while there is also the ability to create Smart Folders and Smart Lists for automatic collection of notes based on the rules you have set.
More details can be seen in the official Apple announcement.