Apple has officially launched the latest version of their operating system iOS 15. This updated system comes with an array of new features and enhancements that promise to improve the user experience for iPhone and iPad owners.
Let’s take a closer look at some of the exciting features that iOS 15 has to offer.
1. Focus Mode
One of the most notable new features is the Focus Mode. This tool enables users to customize notifications and app usage based on their activities. For example, while at work, users can select the Work Focus mode, which blocks notifications from social media apps and other distracting applications. Similarly, the Sleep Focus mode can help users unwind and stay away from their devices before bedtime.
2. Messages App
The Messages app has also undergone significant improvements. Users can now share content like photos, music, and podcasts directly within chats. Moreover, the app has a new feature that enables them to set notifications for group chats, reducing unwanted alerts for non-urgent messages.
3. FaceTime Quality
Apple has taken video calling to the next level with the improved FaceTime feature. The Spatial Audio technology allows users to feel as if they are in the same room as the person on the other end of the call, making conversations more engaging and realistic.
4. Apple Maps
The Apple Maps app has been updated to include more details and augmented reality features that enable users to view 3D images of locations they intend to visit. The app can also provide recommendations for nearby restaurants and bars based on user preferences.
The Safari app has received a major overhaul with improved tab management and tab grouping, making it easier to navigate through multiple tabs simultaneously.
6. Photo Recognition
The Photos app now has an upgraded feature that recognizes text in images, making it easier to find specific pictures and information.
7. Privacy Enhancements
Privacy is always a top priority for Apple. iOS 15 includes various enhancements to privacy in the Mail and Safari apps. Users can now see what data applications have access to, including camera, microphone, and location information.