iOS 16: How to install and make the most of Apple's latest OS update
Ready for some exciting new features?
If you're an Apple enthusiast awaiting the latest OS upgrade with bated breath, we have some news for you. The tech giant has finally rolled out an iOS 16 update as per its annual fall tradition. Wondering if you're eligible for the newest OS upgrade? We have a low-down of all the details you need to know.
Which iPhone models are eligible for iOS 16?
If you're using an old phone, it may not be able to support iOS 16. However, anyone with an iPhone 8 and above can avail of this update for their operating system. So, if you're using any of the following iPhones: iPhone 14 , iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro M, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus and iPhone SE (2nd generation or later), you can install and use the iOS 16 update effortlessly.
How to update your iPhone to iOS 16?
To get iOS 16 on your iPhone , head over to Settings > Software Update. Depending on the version of iOS you’re currently running, you might have to tap on 'Upgrade to iOS 16' or directly find the 'Download and Install' option within the tab. On doing this, you will be prompted to enter your PIN and will be redirected to the download screen. Once the download shows completed, you can go ahead and click on install on your iPhone to get it started.
What are some new features on iOS 16?
The most prominent update available with the iOS 16 is the reimagined lockscreen. With a more customisable approach, users can now add productivity widgets, change the colour and style of the font and add depth to their wallpaper. Additionally, notifications on your lockscreen will also move to the bottom to provide better accessibility.
iMessage users will also benefit from this upgrade, as Apple has now included an option to edit, unsend and mark messages unread with iOS 16. Lastly, you can enjoy the Live Text feature that lets you copy text directly from an image, translate text and convert currency by scanning it. While the tech giant plans to unveil bigger and better pictures in the near future, there's no reason why you should hold yourself back with this one. Go ahead and make the most of the newest update!
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