Everything about iOS 16

iOS 16 is the 16th and upcoming significant release of the iOS mobile operating system developed by Apple for its iPhone line of products. it consists of a deeper intelligence and absolute ways to communicate and share. iOS 16 has even more advanced and intelligent than it wasn’t ever before.

As in the face of apple’s launch iOS 16 operating system will also be going to have a new feature called Lockdown Mode, it’s often announced that restricting the functionality of the iPhone, the iOS 16 security feature will recommend additional protection for users who may be at risk by targeted cyberattacks featuring spyware. now let’s not spend any further seconds to know all the new features of iOS 16.

increasing Features of iOS16.


Edit the messages.

You can edit a message until 15 minutes after sending it.

Undo send

Unsend any message for up to 15 minutes after sending it.

Can mark the message as unread

Mark messages as unread when you don’t have time to respond but want to be sure to reply to the sender later.

Recover recently deleted messages

You can recover recently deleted messages for up to 30 days after deleting them.

Share Play via Messages

Share synchronized activities like movies, music, game,s and more with friends while chatting in Messages.

Shared with You API

Developers can build a Shared with You section into their app, so when someone sends you a video or article that you don’t have time to check out at the moment, it will be easy to find the next time you open the app.

Collaboration invitations

invite to collaborate on a project in Messages, and everyone on the thread will automatically be added to the document, spreadsheet, or project. Compatible with Files, Keynote, Numbers, Pages, Notes, Reminders, and Safari, as well as third‑party apps.

Collaboration updates

When someone makes an edit, you’ll see activity updates at the top of the Messages thread. Tap the updates to get back to the shared project.

Messages Collaboration API

Developers can integrate their app’s collaboration experiences with Messages and FaceTime, making it easy to initiate and manage collaboration from the places where you’re communicating with your collaborators.

SMS event suggestions

Messages now support event suggestions from SMSs. Event bookings and appointment messages will be shown as Siri Suggestions.

SMS subclassification

The Messages filter extension now further classifies business messages into sub-categories such as finance, orders, reminders, coupons, and so on.

SIM-based filtering

Messages now avail users with a dual SIM iPhone to filter messages based on their SIMs.


elegant search corrections

Intelligent search improves your results by correcting typos and using synonyms for your search terms.

Smart search suggestions

See a richer view of shared content and more from the moment you begin to search for email messages.

Missing recipients and attachments

Get notified if you forget to include an important part of your message, like an attachment or a recipient.

Undo send

effortlessly unsend an email message that you recently sent seconds before it reaches the recipient’s inbox.

Scheduled send

Schedule email to be sent at the perfect moment.


Move sent email messages to the top of your inbox so you can quickly send a follow‑up.

Remind me

Never forget about an email that you opened but didn’t get back to. Select a date and time to have messages resurface in your inbox.

Rich link

Add rich links that give your email messages more context and details at a glance.

iCloud Shared Photo Library:

Share a photo library with your family

Share a distinct iCloud photo library with up to five other people.

Smart sharing suggestions

Contribute photos manually, or use smart features to make sharing seamless, like a switch in the Camera, automatic sharing using Bluetooth proximity, and sharing suggestions in For You.

Smart setup rules

Share all your past photos, or use setup tools to contribute specific photos based on the start date or people.

Collaborate on the collection

Everyone has equal permissions to add, edit, favorite, caption, and delete.

Relive more complete memories

Enjoy shared photos in Memories, Featured Photos, and the Photos widget.


Hide My Email in apps

Hide My Email is combined directly into QuickType keyboard suggestions, so you can keep your personal email address private in third‑party apps.

Tab Group start pages

Tab Groups have dedicated start pages that you can customize with a background image and favorites.

Shared Tab Groups

Share a set of tabs with friends. Everyone can add their own tabs and see the Tab Group update instantly as you work together.

Pinned tabs in Tab Groups

Customize your Tab Groups with pinned tabs for each group.

New web extension APIs

Enables developers to create more kinds of Safari web extensions.

Web push notifications

Adds support for opt‑in notifications on iOS. Coming in 2023.

Website settings sync

Settings you’ve set for specific websites, like page zoom and automatic Reader view, will sync across devices.

Extensions syncing

See available extensions from your other devices listed in Safari preferences. Once installed, an extension will sync so you only have to turn it on once.

New languages

Added support for Turkish, Thai, Vietnamese, Polish, Indonesian, and Dutch in Safari web page translation.

Web page image translation

Added support for translating the text into images using Live Text.

Additional web technologies support

Provides developers more power and control over the styling and layout of web pages to enable more charming content.

Wi‑Fi passwords in Settings

Find and manage your Wi‑Fi passwords in settings. Reference and share passwords or delete old ones.

Strong password editing

Edit strong passwords suggested by Safari to adjust for site‑specific requirements.


Passkeys replace passwords with an easier and safer sign‑in method.

Safe from phishing

Passkeys never leave your device and are specific to the site you created them for, making it almost impossible for them to be phished.

shields from website leaks

Your private key is never retained on a web server, so you don’t have to worry about website leaks compromising your accounts.

Sign in on other devices

Sign in to websites or apps on other devices, including non‑Apple devices, with your saved passkey by scanning the QR code with your iPhone or iPad and using Face ID or Touch ID to authenticate.

Sync across devices

Passkeys are end‑to‑end encrypted and sync across your Apple devices through iCloud Keychain.


All-new Dictation experience

While dictating on a device, you can move fluidly between voice and touch. Type with the keyboard, tap in the text field, move the cursor and insert QuickType suggestions, all without needing to stop Dictation.

Automatic punctuation

Dictation inserts commas, periods, and question marks for you as you dictate.

Emoji support

Insert emoji using your voice while dictating on the device.

Dictation in the Messages text field

In Messages, the Dictation icon is now available in the text entry field.

Dictation popover

Easily stop Dictation by tapping the new cursor popover.

numerous-stop routing

Add multiple stops along your driving route in Maps. desire a route with multiple stops on your Mac and it syncs to your iPhone.

Key sharing

portion out your keys securely in Wallet using your preferable messaging apps, such as Messages, Mail, and WhatsApp. Easily manage key permissions and recipients right from Wallet.

All-new Home app

The Home app has an all‑new design that makes it easier to navigate, organize, view, and control all your accessories. Improvements to the underlying architecture enhance your smart home’s performance and make it more efficient and reliable.

Whole-house view

See your entire home at a glance in the redesigned Home tab. Rooms and favorite accessories are integrated into the app’s main tab, giving you easier access to the accessories you use most.


Categories for Lights, Climate, Security, Speakers and TVs, and Water let you quickly and easily access all the relevant accessories organized by room, along with more detailed status information.

New camera view

Up to four camera views are displayed front and center in the Home tab, and with just a scroll, you can see any additional camera views in your home.

Tile design

Tile design is more visually recognizable through shape and color. Accessories can be controlled directly from their tiles by tapping the tile’s icon, or you can tap the accessory name for more detailed controls.

Updated architecture

Enhancements to the underlying architecture enable faster, more reliable performance, especially for homes with many smart accessories. Communicate with and control connected accessories more efficiently from multiple devices at the same time using the Home app.

Widgets on the Lock Screen

New widgets on the iPhone Lock Screen let you see the status of your home and quickly access your favorite accessories right from the Lock Screen.

Coming later this year matter support

The matter is a new smart home connectivity standard that will enable coordinated accessories to work together seamlessly, across platforms. The matter will lot of accessories to connect with your content approvable.

More sticker poses

Memoji stickers include six new expressive poses.

Contact stickers

All Memoji stickers can be used as contact pictures, and there are three new contact sticker poses to choose from.

More hairstyles

Choose from 17 new and updated hairstyles, including new curly styles, updates to tight curl styles, box braids, and boxer braids.

More headwear

Style your Memoji with a bonnet.

More noses

Choose from more nose options when you customize your Memoji.

More neutral lip colors

Customize your Memoji with more alternatives for neutral lip color.

App Clips
Increased size limit

To download and find more mesmeric App Clips with a 50% larger size limit.

Support for Live Activities

you can even taste Live Activities with your App Clips.

 Spotlight and Siri Suggestions widget suggests an accurate location

Visualize nearby suggested App Clips with enhanced location precision in Spotlight and the Siri Suggestions widget.

Customizable reading experience

The most charming thing that I personally like the most is that new reader introduces options that allow you to customize the reading experience for your needs. multiple reading themes for inconsistent environments and moods or change font, spacing, text size, and other settings.

Safety Check

This new section in Settings helps people in domestic or intimate partner violence situations quickly reset the access they’ve granted to others. It also helps you manage which people and apps you’ve been given access to.

Pasteboard permission

Apps need your permission before accessing the pasteboard to paste content from another app.

Media streaming improvements

Stream video directly from devices that support non‑AirPlay streaming protocols without having to provide Bluetooth or local network access permission.

Lock Hidden and Recently Deleted albums in Photos

The nonappearing and just Deleted albums are locked by default and can be unlocked using your iPhone authentication method: Face ID, Touch ID may even your passcode.

iOS 16 Compatible Devices:

In this article, we are going to list Apple devices that are compatible with iOS 16.

  • iPhone 13
  • ‌iPhone 13‌ mini
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 11
  • ‌iPhone 11‌ Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • ‌iPhone‌ XS
  • ‌iPhone‌ XS Max
  • ‌iPhone‌ XR
  • ‌iPhone‌ X
  • ‌iPhone‌ 8
  • ‌iPhone‌ 8 Plus
  • ‌iPhone SE‌ (2nd generation and later)

The above list is based on the device’s capability. for more upcoming iOS 16 related news and updates stay tuned.

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