Several new features have been added to the Photos app with the launch of iOS 16. In addition to the new Shared iCloud Photo Library, Photos gets an automatic duplicate image finder that can help eliminate redundant photos taking up space. Automated background removal makes it possible to quickly cut out the subject of a picture. On top of all these improvements, Apple has added a way to batch edit multiple photos at the same time.
Navigation routing for multiple stops during a single trip is coming to Apple Maps. One of the most demanded features, multi-stop routing is already available in rival apps Waze and Google Maps. With the launch of iOS 16, Apple Maps will receive this capability along with a list of other improvements. With multi-stop routing, users can enter several locations in sequence and get directions to and from each stop as they travel.
Focus settings on iPhone deliver a more personalized experience on iOS 16 and later. Focus makes it possible to filter notifications from apps depending on your current activity. Focus filters are divided into different categories as follows:
Every year there are some iPhone models that can't support the latest version of iOS. While Apple supports hardware for many years, at some point there are limitations preventing an update.
iOS 16 cannot be installed on the iPhone 7 and earlier. This means that the iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, and original iPhone SE (1st generation) are stuck on iOS 15.
Apple showed off the latest version of iOS at its WWDC22 keynote presentation. In fact, iOS 16 beta has just launched for developers. Among the long list of improvements and new features are much-demanded tweaks to the Messages app. Ever since its beginnings, iMessage has offered rich features to iPhone, iPad, and Mac users worldwide.