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10 important features of iOS 10

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7 September 2016, Apple announced its latest iPhone 7. It will be the first Apple product born with the operating system iOS 10, which the company already presented in June, in conjunction with the annual developer conference WWDC.

Apple even claims this is the biggest update of its mobile operating system ever, and Tuesday 13 September, iOS 10 downloaded as a free update to the previous iPhone models.

Apple devices which are compatible with iOS 10

You can download and install iOS 10 on the following Apple products:

  • iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 5c
  • iPhone 5
  • iPad Pro
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad 4
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2
  • iPod touch 6

So here is a list of all Apple devices supported by iOS 10. If you own any of these devices, you may want to install the latest OS. Here are some of the improved and distinct feature in iOS 10.

  1. Messages

You can immediately see the preview of links, videos and music that someone sends you, but links and images can also be sent so they are hidden. The recipient must then swipe to see the contents.

There comes a major update of emojis, and you can customize such snakkeboblenes appearance, send messages in your own handwriting, or add animations or so-called stickers for your messages.

Messages reminds thus more and more about chat apps like Whatsapp and Facebook Messenger.

  1. Siri

Supports others new apps, and not only Apple’s own. Thus, one can send messages with such aforementioned Whatsapp or Facebook Messenger. One can order a taxi or an Uber, start or adapt their training, or sending money – all via Siri and Voice Control.

  1. Deleting Apps

Now you can finally delete all the Apple apps you never use. It comes standard apps Stocks, Calculator, Calendar, Compass, Contacts, Calendars, FaceTime, Find My Friends, Home, iBooks, iCloud Drive, iTunes Store, Mail, Music, News, Music, Podcasts, Reminders, Tips, Videos, Voice Memos, Watch and Be. Juhuu!

  1. New Lock Screen

Now you can simply lift the phone then wake the screen, and shows your notifications and widgets. The notifications are also more interactive, and now supports 3D touch commands – for example to accept meeting requests or interact with chat.

  1. Map

Apple’s competitor to Google Maps gets many new features. For example, know the app now which roads have tolls and can suggest cheaper routes. Generally Maps better to learn your habits and guess where you are going. This application has also been opened to third-party developers, so now you will among other things be able to book a table at a restaurant or a taxi to your destination directly from the map.

  1. Photos

Now with advanced image analysis directly on iPhone. As face recognition, objects in the picture and what the scene depicts. It can thus group photos for locations, people and time. Automatically creates small movies in “Memory”.

  1. Safari Browser

Safari browser is now much faster and secure. In the new version of Safari browser, you can open an infinite number of tabs.

  1. Keyboard

Many small changes. For example, one could write in multiple languages in one sentence, without having to switch between keyboards all the time. Key sounds has also changed, and delete key, for instance, got its own sound, and the same applies spacebar, return and shift.

  1. Apple Music

The service will get a brand new design that will make it easier to find exactly the music you want to listen to. Graphically focuses design on albumcovers, few and simple menus, and plenty of space.

There will be more categorized playlists – and in addition also lyrics you can sing along to!

It also becomes easier to see what music you actually downloaded to your mobile. It comes through a setting option which allows you to limit how much memory can be used to downloaded music (8, 16, 32 or 64 GB).

  1. Control Center

The features that you retrieve by swipe up from the bottom of the screen, will now have a less cluttered interface. Primarily remove the entire block of management and playback of music, and there are fewer icons at the bottom of the Control Center.

The five buttons at the top – including Airplane mode, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth – has got colors, so you can see if a feature is on or off.

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About the author: Anup Raman A Tech Enthusiast|Blogger|Tech Trainer with 10+ yrs experience in the field of IT. My expertise are in Operating Systems, mainly Windows and Computer security which comes from my experience, working as Tech Support and Trainer for Microsoft, Symantec and McAfee. Loves blogging about Technical Troubleshooting, discussing latest Gadgets, Games and doing Reviews.

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