The Apple operating system has undergone significant changes this year. It’s now more secure, personalizable, and fun to use than ever before.
The first thing you notice about iOS 15 is that it shares a lot of similarities with its predecessor, iOS 14. However, there are also many design changes that make it more user-friendly too. For example, notifications can now be cleared all at once through the notification hub or within messages or mail messages themselves. Also, the lock screen has been redesigned to include widgets for Apple apps like Siri and Calendar.
One of the most notable new features is called “intelligent” search suggestions which makes typing on an iPhone easier than ever before because it makes suggestions as you type what you may want to type next or what you might be looking for based.
Introduction: iOS 15 and What the Upgrade Means
Apple announced iOS 15 on Tuesday and it has some exciting new features that will only make the iPhone even more efficient.
iOS 15 is a major upgrade that contains a variety of new features for this fall. The most notable features are the inclusion of the third-party keyboard, which allows users to customize their keyboards with different emojis, GIFs, stickers, and themes. Apple also introduced the idea of software updates with iOS 15 meaning that if there are any security risks or bugs in their app they can quickly update the app to fix these bugs.
What’s New in IOS 15
With iOS 15, you can expect to see Siri and Maps upgrades that will make your experience even better. Turn on the flashlight with a simple swipe and even take a selfie. Don’t want to type? Now you can speak to Siri and she’ll type it for you. With the new Apple Maps, you can now view detailed satellite images, so you’ll never get lost again.
Notifications on iOS 15 have been redesigned to include a preview of the notification. This means that you can now see what notification is coming up and decide if it’s worth opening the app. The new design also includes a more noticeable ‘snooze’ button which lets you postpone notifications for an hour or until the next day.
Focus for reducing distractions
Apple has confirmed that it will introduce a new feature called “Focus” with the release of iOS 15. This feature will reduce distractions by blocking notifications and limiting app usage.
Text recognition in images
Apple’s new iOS 15 update improves the text recognition capabilities in images. Now, when you take a photo of a document, receipt or menu, iOS will automatically recognize the text and make it searchable. This will be a huge timesaver for anyone who needs to find information in a document quickly without having to manually enter each word into a search engine.
Safari features a completely new design
Safari’s new design in iOS 15 is sleek, intuitive and beautiful. The new features are designed to make browsing on your phone more enjoyable.
New Safari has, compact tab bar that floats at the bottom of the screen so users can easily swipe between tabs. The tabs can be dragged and dropped to change their order and make it easier to focus on what is needed. This design simplifies navigation and saves time by allowing users to quickly switch between open pages with one tap.
Maps app now offers a new 3D view in cities
The new Maps app in iOS 15 now offers a new 3D view in cities. This 3D view can be turned on by tapping the “3D” button. The 3D view allows the user to see buildings and monuments as they would appear from certain vantage points, with realistic shadows and lighting.
The Weather app has been redesigned
Apple has announced that they are redesigning the weather app with the release of iOS 15. In this redesign, Apple is looking to make it easier for users to find the right information at a glance. The app will be getting a new look that is both simpler and more informative.
New weather update to the iOS 15 operating system. This update includes new animated backgrounds that can now more accurately reflect the sun’s position and current precipitation, as well as notifications to highlight when rain or snow starts and stops.
iOS 15 supported devices
Apple announced that they are releasing iOS 15 for iPhone 6s, SE, 7, 8 and X! That might come as a surprise since rumors said these devices were going to stop getting updates. That means you’ll be able to run iOS 15 on hardware that first debuted in 2015.
Here’s the list of supported devices according to Apple:
iPhone 6s Plus
iPhone SE (original model)
iPod Touch (seventh-generation)
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone Xs Max
iPhone 11 Pro
iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone SE (2020)
iPhone 12 mini
iPhone 12 Pro
iPhone 12 Pro Max
With Apple’s iOS 15 release, user-friendliness is at the forefront of the design principles and is made easier by adding features that allow for more privacy measures to be put in place for users.