With Apple getting ready to release iOS 14.5 update next week, the iOS 15 rumors continue to pour in.
Now a new set of leaked iOS 15, iPasOS features has surfaced hinting at some big changes. iOS 15 supported devices will include up to 6th generation devices. iOs 15 beta update is getting ready. The older Apple devices will not be getting the latest iOS 15 updates. The current reports suggest Apple is planning to abandon iOS 15 support for the first generation iPhone SE.
Apple’s WWDC 2021 conference is set for June 7th, where the Cupertino giant is expected to unveil iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS, tvOS, watchOS, among other announcements. Now, according to a report from Mark Gurman of Bloomberg citing sources familiar with the matter, Apple is working on major improvements for the iPad home screen as a part of the next major OS. This will include adding widgets to the iPad’s home screen, similar to how iOS 14 enabled widgets on the iPhone home screen. The report claims this will be the biggest change to the iPad home screen ever. As for iPhones, iOS 15 will bring an updated lock screen UI.
Considering the latest iPad Pro ships with an Apple M1 chipset that has a lot of processing prowess, it should help with efficient app multitasking and a new home screen should enable users to make the most out of the powerful chipsets. iOS 15 is said to bring a new notifications feature that will allow users to customize alert preferences depending on the current activity, such as driving, sleeping, working, and others. a smarter automatic reply for notification is also in the works. The report suggests that iOS 15 will include new alerts to inform users when apps are secretly collecting data about them.
Additionally, Apple is said to be working on new iMessage features that would better compete with WhatsApp. However, the Bloomberg report says this is still in early development and may not find its way to the iOS 15. We should learn more about iOS 15 and other operating systems that the company would unveil at the WWDC conference going forward so stick around.
The iOS 15 concepts released on the internet leaked out a few changes. A new set of features have leaked, and here are the top changes you will get to see with the upcoming iOS 15:
Manage notifications smartly
Set notification preferences based on your current status,
Decide how your phone reacts to notifications.
Split View support
Face ID app locking functionality
iMessage as a social media platform
Lock screen widgets
New keyboard with Memoji and Animoji bars
Separation of native apps from the OS
Screen sharing with FaceTime
iOS 15 Release Date, iOS 15 Beta Release: iPadOS 15 Release
iOS 15 release date is expected around mid-year for the beta version. The Cupertino-based company generally announces the new version of iOS at WWDC in June. iOS 15 release will also include updated versions of macOS, tvOS, watchOS, and iPadOS at the same event.
The 2021 WWDC will be where the upcoming iOS will be announced, and the final iOS 15 release dates will be confirmed. After being announced, the iOS 15 beta will go through a series of testings and changes. Final iOS 15 for the public will be rolled out a few weeks after WWDC 2021. So, expect an iOS 15 release date timeline between July and August after the iOS 15 beta is released in June.
List of iPhones that will support the Apple iOS 15 update.
iPhone 13 series
iPhone 12 Pro Max
iPhone 12 Pro
iPhone 12 Mini
iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone SE 2020 (2nd generation)
iPod touch (7th generation)