Apple announced the next version of iOS, that is iOS 16, to the whole world at their WWDC 2022 event. The event was held on June 6th and they also released the first developer beta of iOS 16 to get the development phase up and running. Over the years, iOS updates have brought a ton of features with every version, and with these features, the company keeps its customers excited and happy.
Every aspect of the lock screen has been changed and Apple has added a ton of customization options. The company has completely redesigned the lock screen with customization and widget options. It will even let you unsend messages. With iOS 16, you will finally be able to unsend messages in your messages app. In fact, it’s one of the most promising features of the iOS 16 update. There’s even a new battery percentage option in iOS 16. So, when does it new update come out? We will answer that and every question you may have in the dedicated FAQ section below.
➤ When will iOS 16 come out?
The upcoming iOS 16 update has been in the beta phase for a while now, but an exact release date is yet to be confirmed by the company. There is an apple event called “Far Out” on September 7th, so chances are that the iOS 16 release date will be announced on that day.
➤ When will the iOS 16 beta be released?
iOS 16 is already in the beta phase and the company has released a total of 8 developer beta and 6 public beta builds. In fact, the first developer beta of iOS 16 was released all the way back on June 6th, 2022.
➤ What phones are getting ios 16?
All the iPhones from the 8 series to the latest iPhone 13 series will get the iOS 16 update. Here’s the list.
- iPhone SE (2022)
- iPhone 13 Pro Max
- iPhone 13 Pro
- iPhone 13
- iPhone 13 mini
- iPhone 12 Pro Max
- iPhone 12 Pro
- iPhone 12
- iPhone 12 mini
- iPhone SE (2020)
- iPhone 11 Pro Max
- iPhone 11 Pro
- iPhone 11
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 8
➤ Will iOS 16 finally include a haptic keyboard?
Yes, the haptic system is finally arriving in iOS with the iOS 16 update. It is one of the most requested features by Apple users.
➤ When does the iOS 16 public beta come out?
The first iOS 16 public beta has been out for a while now. It was first released on July 11th and the current public beta is at beta 8, which was released on August 29th. This could be the last beta build before a release candidate or RC build.
➤ How to install the iOS 16 beta?
To install the beta build of iOS 16, head over to the site beta.apple.com and sign in with your Apple ID or use Face ID to enter. Once you sign up and enroll. An option to download the iOS 16 developer profile will appear. Click on download profile and accept. Then head over to settings and install the developer profile. You will need to restart to finish installing the profile. Once installed, the iOS 16 update will show on your device’s software update section, unless you have an incompatible device.
➤ Why can’t I get iOS 16?
There are two possible reasons why you are not getting the iOS 16 update. One, it’s yet to be released and second, even if it’s released, you will need to have an iOS 16 update compatible device to get the update.
➤ Will ios 16 let you unsend messages?
Yes, with iOS 16, you will be able to unsend messages in your messages app. In fact, it’s one of the most promising features of the iOS 16 update. After the update, you will just have to tap and hold the message that you want to unsend, and a popup menu will appear with the option “Unsend.”
➤ Will the iPhone XR get iOS 16?
Yes, iPhone XR will receive the iOS 16 update. All iPhones with an A11 Bionic chip and above will receive the iOS 16 update and that includes iPhone 8 and all the iPhones released after that.
➤ Is iOS 16 stable?
With developer beta 8 and public beta 6, iOS 16 is a lot more stable than the previous beta versions, and any bugs left will be ironed out before the final release. The final version of iOS 16 could be released sometime after September 7th.
➤ Is it true that you can enable battery percentage in iOS 16?
Well, the option was always there in older iPhones that had Touch IDs. But with Face ID, there wasn’t enough space at the top to add a battery percentage. That’s changing with iOS 16 and you will be able to enable it.
➤ How to install iOS 16?
The iOS 16 version is yet to be released and so you cannot install it as of now. You may, however, try out the iOS 16 beta version to check out how the final version of iOS 16 could be.
➤ What features does iOS 16 have?
Here are the features of iOS 16-
- Lockscreen redesign, customization, and widget options.
- iCloud shared photo library.
- Live activities and changes to Focus filters.
- Battery Percentage
- Shared Tab Groups
- Haptic Keyboard
- Updates to default apps such as Messages, Mail, Wallet, and more.
- Unsend Messages
- Apple Pay later
- Ability to uninstall “Find My,” “Health” and “Wallet” apps if you don’t use them. The wallet uninstall option, however, will arrive later with iOS 16.1 update.