July 22, 2024

iOS 15! Find out the main news to update your iPhone

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iOS 15!  Find out the main news to update your iPhone
iOS 15!  Find out the main news to update your iPhone

During WWDC21 in julyApple introduced new versions of its platforms, including iOS 15, which arrived with a focus on shared experiences.

The regime took the issue of social distancing caused by pandemic It provides many features to make users physically separate, which makes it possible, among the novelties, to listen to music or watch series together.

immediately after New iPhones launched, from According to wccftechApple revealed that the final version of its mobile platform will reach all compatible devices already On September 20.

Let’s recall the major news that came to the mobile platform, and promised a more interesting user experience, among them, even the possibility of using FaceTime on Windows and Android.

Enhanced privacy

Privacy was a major focus of iOS 15. Apple is determined to enhance the security of users’ data by giving them more control over their information.

In iOS 15, speech recognition is now done on the device itself. The Mail app’s privacy protection prevents a user’s IP address from falling into Deepweb databases that expose data leaked through security holes.

iOS 15 will also introduce something called an App Privacy Report, which will allow users to select which apps will be able to access specific permissions that expire after 7 days, so the user can decide whether to give the app full access to those in the future.

iCloud Plus

Apple’s cloud storage service will change its name to paid subscribers and be renamed iCloud Plus.

It will allow users to access some unique features such as an extra layer of privacy that prevents websites from accessing the user’s real IP address.


It is an innovative way to share the consumption of multimedia content with friends, colleagues and family, allowing video clips, music and almost any type of content displayed on the mobile screen to be divided, providing an unconventional (however, very welcome) way of communication.

The feature will not only work with iPhone but also with Mac and iPad. You’ll be able to watch a movie or series on Netflix/Disney+, or listen to a song on Apple Music while chatting with someone via iMessage.

What’s new in FaceTime

FaceTime will feature spatial audio, allowing users during multi-party conferences to hear audio naturally, as if they were actually in a wheel of people.

In addition, voice recognition will be improved thanks to machine learningFilter ambient noise and focus on the participants’ voice.

We are still in the news, we will have the possibility to blur the background of calls in portrait mode, and finally, invite Android and Windows users to conversations, through links accessible in browsers

More focus when working from home

Due to the pandemic, the home office business model has become a reality for many users, knowing this, Apple has included new features in iOS 15 that allow greater control over notifications and even a “Focus” mode.

In iOS 15, notifications will be organized so that the user can first deal with the most important matters, such as conversations. A redesign with a modern design is enough to complete the experience.

The platform also offers two focus and Do Not Disturb modes, the first allowing the user to configure different profiles, such as one focusing on work and another focusing on personal life, eliminating unnecessary distractions in both scenarios.

The second, as the name suggests, will send an automatic message in iMessage when you are unable to answer a call, which is very convenient when we are busy.

live text

Similar to the feature Google introduced in the Lens app, this allows users to copy text within an image, web image or screenshot, making it easy to jot down phone numbers, addresses, and more.

news for photo app

The Photos app on iOS 15 will become even more interesting – this is because users will be able to find photos directly from the Spotlight search.

It will be possible, for example, to search for photos taken in a particular country or city, or even to search for specific objects displayed in the photos, and with the help of Live Text it is possible to find the text in the photos.

Apple will include in Photos a new feature called Memories that will allow users to create slides from their photo collections, add music, and create a kind of “soundtrack album.” A new way to share memories of your travels, who knows?

Reshape the weather app

The Weather app (or Meteorology, if you’re in Portugal like me), is packed with new animations and improved graphs, as well as a renewed layout.

Users will be able to access information in a faster and more intuitive way, and it will be easier to know if they will need to wear a coat or an umbrella when leaving the house.

visual search

Similar to Google Lens, this app will allow users to use their smartphone camera to search for more information about objects, nature, animals, artwork, landscapes, and more.

Machine learning technology will make it possible to quickly identify what is in focus, and help the user with relevant information.

New services for Wallet

The Wallet app on iOS can act as a key to some cars, hotel rooms (for corporate partners), badges and even save identity documents, making it easier to check-in or undergo security checks, for example, while traveling.

Safari renewal

The original iOS browser, as in macOS 12, has been completely revamped with a more modern design. The title tab has been moved to the bottom of the screen and will automatically disappear when the user scrolls, allowing more space to enjoy browsing.

Moreover, the browser will gain the ability to create groups of tabs and work with extensions, just like in the desktop version.

Apple Maps works

iOS 15 has brought Apple Maps closer to Google Maps in terms of ease of use. Now, it will be possible to explore navigation methods even in Globe view (just like Google Earth).

Details such as claims, bike routes, traffic jams, and new routes are also highlighted. Those who use public transportation on a daily basis will also be able to select their preferred lines to know exactly when they get off.

Apple Maps now also adopts augmented reality technology, allowing, for example, to use the iPhone to survey buildings and find improved routes to a particular destination.

shared with you

This is another feature that will allow the user to more quickly find multimedia content on iOS. Anything sent to you by people you know will be more accessible.


The search application will allow you to find objects thanks to AirTags, as well as find iDevices that are turned off or formatted.

In addition, you will be able to share your location with friends and family in real time.

New alerts in the app will also remind you when the user is too far away from an object or device, preventing them from being forgotten during a walk.

Sad app

The health app will now analyze the data collected, providing more important information to other family members or even to doctors.

a house

The Casa app gained some improvements in the user experience, allowing Siri to better integrate with third-party devices, and access information about them more easily.

The app is also equipped with packet detection, which is ideal for those with smart doorbells with security cameras. It will be possible, for example, to receive notifications as soon as the order reaches your door.


The Apple Translate app has been optimized to provide a more flexible user experience when converting text from one language to another or assisting the user with conversations.

Improve accessibility

VoiceOver improvements will make the iPhone experience easier and easier for people with disabilities.

Notes with hashtags and more

With a new design, the Notes app will allow the use of user-generated hashtags that can help categorize and organize notes in a simpler way.

You can also notify others of changes made to shared annotations, letting them see the latest changes made to documents.

New widgets

Search tools, App Store, Today, Sleep, Game Center, People and many other apps have been improved with interesting improvements to make the user experience more intuitive.

Games: Support more controllers

If you like to play games on iPhone, iOS 15 update will be most welcome. In addition to including support for the latest Xbox and PS5 joysticks, it will also offer an on-screen virtual joystick capability to take gaming to another level.

Compatible with iPhones

These are the iPhone models that should receive the update – File iPhone 13 series The system will be preinstalled at the factory:

These were just some of the major new features of the new platform, which should arrive on all compatible iPhones in the next few hours. Versions filter release It is now distributed to developers and participants in the Public Beta Program.

As always, we recommend that you back up your important data before installation and also make sure the device is connected to a Wi-Fi network to avoid your mobile data package exploding.

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