Apple has confirmed that the latest version of its operating system, iOS 15, will be available for download on September 20. device.
Along with iOS 15, Apple will also release the iPadOS 15 software update for the company’s flagship tablets. The iPad will have a full home screen overhaul and multitasking will be smoother and easier to use.
Launch Time in India and Compatible iPhones
As mentioned, iOS 15 will be released on September 20. It will be available for download in India starting at 10:30 pm IST. Apple has published a list of devices that will receive the update when it becomes available. The following iPhones will be able to install and run iOS 15:
- 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 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6S
- iPhone 6S Plus
- iPhone SE (1st and 2nd generation)
- iPod Touch (7th generation)
Software updates come with a host of new features for iPhones. Apple has added new FaceTime features that, for the first time, will allow Android and PC users to participate, along with iMessage enhancements that make it easier to keep track of links and photos that your friends have sent you, such as WhatsApp offers.
With the iOS 15 update, you’ll be able to add tags to your notes, making it easier to categorize things. The tag browser will allow you to see all the tags in one place for your convenience. The Smart Folders feature will automatically place notes in a place based on their labels, which is also very convenient.
With iOS 15, an alert sounds every time you press the mute button. It will allow users to block tracking pixels. These pixels, if you don’t know, are hidden in emails and allow marketers to discern when an email has been opened and for how long.
Another new feature in iOS 15 is called Focus and it is a tool that allows users to set different notification preferences based on what they are doing. Depending on its current state, you can choose whether the phone vibrates, makes a sound or not. The spotlight will inform your iMessage contacts about your status, letting them know why they are not responding to your text messages.
Over 100 new emoji combos are coming to iOS 15. With Apple’s new maps, users can finally access routes with specifications for specific arrival or departure times.
Also, with iOS 15, unlimited iCloud storage will be allowed when updated. When you buy a new device and want to transfer all your data, you can take advantage of unlimited iCloud storage for easy transfer.
With Live Text in iOS 15, users can copy and paste text taken directly from photos. iOS 15 has a built-in OCR feature. iOS 15 will also offer additional protection against theft. It will allow users to locate the lost or stolen iPhone even if it has been erased.
Additionally, Apple notes that “the greeting screen will clearly show that your device is locked, traceable and still yours” to prevent someone from inadvertently purchasing a stolen device.