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.