Apple’s WWDC 2023 will announce the new iOS 17 features and upgrades for iPhones. Leaked features include lock screen improvements, the ability to share lock screens with the community, and the addition of more widgets including third-party widgets, new clock styles, and notification preferences. The always-on display will also be improved with the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max, turning the smartphone into a smart home display when placed in landscape orientation and charging. iOS 16 introduced customizable fonts, colors, and widgets to the lock screen, always-on display, and improvements to many apps. iOS 17 will build upon these features and introduce new ones.
Hindustan Times Tech News reports that one of the most anticipated announcements at Apple WWDC 2023 is the release of iOS 17. The keynote session of the event will reveal the new features and upgrades that Apple has in store for iPhone users this year. With iOS 16 being released in 2022 and bringing significant changes to the lock screen and always-on display, the question is whether iOS 17 can live up to the expectations of Apple enthusiasts and iPhone users. While not all the details are known, leaked features give us a glimpse of what to expect from the upcoming operating system.
Comparing iOS 16 and iOS 17, iOS 16 introduced the biggest change to the iPhone lock screen since iOS 7, with customizable fonts, colors, and elements. It also added support for widgets, which was a significant boost for iPhones. Quoting leaks, iOS 17 builds on this and brings further improvements to the lock screen, allowing users to share their lock screens with the community and add more widgets, including third-party widgets, new clock styles, and notification preferences.
Additionally, iOS 16 introduced the always-on display to iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. With the release of iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max, iOS 17 will bring an improved version of the always-on display, turning the smartphone into a smart home display when in landscape orientation and charging. The new display will present information such as calendar appointments, weather, and notifications in the style of a smart-home display, with brightened text and a further darkened background to improve legibility.
iOS 16 also introduced a host of new features, including iCloud Shared Photo Library, Smart Search Corrections for Mail, Safari-Shared Tab Groups, and more. Passkeys can be saved from phishing, and Live Text is available in videos. Siri shortcuts, emoji, dictation, wallet key sharing, and health and fitness apps were also added.
iOS 17 will not only improve previously introduced features but also introduce new features of its own. Quoting Hindustan Times Tech News, iOS 17 will bring new features such as improved Face ID, always-on display for all iPhones, and a redesigned control center. It will also offer enhanced privacy settings, improved Siri, and a new interface for notifications.
In summary, with the release of iOS 17, Apple is set to bring significant improvements to the iPhone’s lock screen and always-on display, as well as a host of new features. While not all details are known yet, leaked features suggest that iOS 17 will be a worthy successor to iOS 16. We can’t wait to see what Apple has in store for us at WWDC 2023. Stay tuned for more updates on the latest technology trends and releases from Hindustan Times Tech News.