iOS 15

Apple kicked off its annual Developer Conference WWDC 2021 which introduced tons of new stuff starting from iOS to macOS. You may have doubts and questions regarding the new releases. Here is everything to know about iOS 15.

iOS 15
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New Features

Apple introduced the iOS 15 which added many new software changes which are quite useful. Now let’s talk about everything one by one. Let’s start with Facetime.

FaceTime: Spatial audio in Facetime will make it seem more like your friends’ voices are coming from their on-screen position.

Facetime Spatial Audio on iOS 15
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Voice isolation from a loud environment. Natural Background blurring in Facetime video calling

Facetime Portrait mode on iOS 15
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Users will also be able to generate shareable FaceTime links to let others (including desktop and Android users via the browser!) join FaceTime scheduled calls.

Facetime links on iOS 15
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SharePlay: Shared audio/video streams to allow you to listen to music, watch videos (and control apps in sync with friends.

Shareplay on iOS 15
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Focus mode: You will now be able to shift your phone into different customizable modes for work, personal, Sleep, and much more.

Focus Mode on iOS 15
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Notification Summary: Notifications will have a new classification setting, ranging from low to critical.

Notification Summary on iOS 15
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Live Text: You can now recognize text in photos using camera and make it selectable, searchable, copy/paste-able, etc.

Live Text on iOS 15
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Safari: The Safari browser is getting a UI revamp with more modern sleek design and new gestures to use it.

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New Safari on iOS 15
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Privacy: The Mail app will now automatically obscure your IP address/location from those invisible tracking pixels marketers love to tuck into emails. The App Privacy Report option in settings will now summarize all app that how often they access your location, photos, etc.

Privacy on iOS 15
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Siri: Siri’s speech recognition will now happen on-device and without an internet connection.

New iCloud Recovery options: Apple is adding a new recovery contacts option to your iCloud account, which will allow you to select family members or friends who can help you get back into your iCloud account if you get locked out.

Drag and drop: Users will now be able to drag and drop images and documents within apps.

Health: iPhone will now be able to analyze your gait, step timing, and much more to analyze walking steadiness to flag if your fall risk is increasing over time. Trends has also been added in the health app that will summarize patterns in your step counts, heart rate, and more.

Health on iOS 15
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Supported Devices

These respective iPhones will be eligible for receiving the iOS 15 update.

  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPod touch (7th gen)
  • iPhone SE (1st gen)
  • iPhone SE (2nd gen)
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
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Availability

The iOS 15 is already available as a developer beta right after the event. A public beta will be available in July and a stable rollout will begin this Fall.

How to install iOS 15 Developer Beta in any supported iPhone

Precaution: It is a developer beta so you may face many bugs so keep it in mind before installing

  • Browse to betaprofiles.com
  • Select iOS 15
  • Click on the Install Profile button which will download the profile
  • go to Settings and Install this profile
  • Agree all the terms of service properly
  • Now go to Software update in Settings.
  • Download and install it

We hope all your doubts regarding the new iOS 15 are resolved and you might be excited to experience the all-new iOS 15.