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New In iOS 16: Dive Into The Latest Features

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Apple’s iOS 16 is here! We’ve written tips about all the major changes and awesome new features you need to know about, and you can find links to all of them down below, listed for easy access.

It’s a cheat sheet for everything new for iPhone in 2022. There’s plenty here you won’t want to miss, so tap on anything that piques your interest for more details.

New in iOS 16

Lock Screens look better than ever, with widgets and customizations

Dynamic Island offers interactive alerts for iPhone 14 Pro owners

Focus modes are more customizable and powerful than ever

FaceTime gets new Handoff and Continuity Camera features

Dictation is much improved and can understand emojis

Safety Check aims to help people suffering domestic abuse

Messages lets you mark unread, recover deleted messages, and even undo send

Camera treats iPhone 13/14 users to Portrait and Cinematic improvements 

Photos adds duplicate detection, editing improvements, and more

iCloud Shared Photo Library offers a new way to share snaps

Lift From Background is perhaps the craziest new trick in iOS 16

Safari upgrades tab groups with new collaboration options

Passkeys give a glimpse towards a password-free future

Notes improves upon smart folders, collaboration, and more

Mail gets smarter with productivity and anti-stupidity features

Maps continues to improve with multi-stop routing, travel cards, and more

Books gets some nice changes, but the page turn animations are gone

Home gets a redesign, making it easier to manage your smart gadgets

Translate just got better with more languages and a full camera mode

News adds improved sports coverage and local news sources

Spotlight search is now accessible from the Home Screen, and smarter too

Memoji brings lots more customization, plus some new sticker poses

The battery percentage indicator on the status bar is back

Lockdown mode offers protection against rare cyberattacks

And finally… 10 more things you should know about iOS 16

The Unofficial Guide

Alternatively, you could buy our brand new ebook, which covers all of the above in a slick 68-page PDF. That means you can read it on any device, even offline. You can print your favorite sections for easy reference. Best of all, you can gift the book to a friend or family member who might need a helping hand with their iPhone.

If you’re the sort of person who wishes the iPhone (and each major update) came with a manual, this guide is for you. You can buy iOS 16: The Unofficial Guide here.