Apple's next major iOS release for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch was unveiled at WWDC 2018. While she introduced some new features of iOS 12, below the surface is even more hidden is hidden from view. We've combined all the Big Picture Items and Secrets features and changes so you know exactly what to expect when iOS 12 hits the masses.
According to rumors, Apple would focus more on stability improvements for iOS 12 since iOS 11 was such a mess, with lots of bugs, sloppy updates, and promised features that were at least eight months late. And with the June 4 keynote, it's clear that this was the case because only a few major features, such as group FaceTime video calls, Do Not Disturb additions, and digital health tools, were announced.
This means that Apple is pushing back some of its biggest rumors about iOS 1
2 features that are now earmarked for iOS 13, including a redesigned home screen, side-by-side apps, new Apple Pencil features, and a mute for Email threads, a better CarPlay app, and a redesigned Photos app.
For starters, here's what Apple unveiled in iOS 12 for iPhone – a few features actually came from our wish list – as well as all the little things they've left out that you can expect The stable version will be in September 2018 released. Note, however, that all of the iOS 12 features listed below can be reset to iOS 13 if they are not ready for primetime in fall when iOS 12 comes out.
. 1 You can measure real objects
Apple's new ARKit 2.0 lets you measure real objects such as desks and tables with the camera on your iPhone. With the new built-in Measure app, you can retrieve the dimensions of a 3D object before Augmented Reality. It's not 100% accurate right now (the keyboard below is actually about 17 inches), but hopefully things will get better when it's ready for prime time.
PS: The "level" previously in the compass app was moved to fairs
Now, just like other iPhone models, you can easily access the App Switcher and swipe up the map … stop pushing and hold first! You can even wipe several cards at the same time.
3. Siri will suggest shortcuts for you
Siri suggests shortcut actions for apps on the lock screen and in the search area. For example, if you are late for a scheduled meeting, Siri may suggest that you write a text to the other participants to let them know that you are running late. If you've missed an important call, Siri may suggest that you call her back. When you type "photos" in the search window, you'll be able to see suggestions like "See the latest photos" and "View photos".
4. And you can create your own shortcuts
With the new App "Shortcuts" lets you create your own Siri shortcuts so you can quickly meditate with your favorite app by using only one assigned shortcut. We have not found the app "Shortcuts" yet. However, you can go into the "Siri & Search" settings and choose from a few recommended shortcuts based on your current usage. If you add one, you can enter a new phrase for Siri.
. 6 You Can Have a Second Face ID Scan (iPhone X Only)
If you wear a lot of sunglasses, have a favorite hat that is always on your head, or have a nice collection of wigs, these are the things that go into the head Face can crash ID and get your password instead. Now, iOS 12, it makes Apple easier to work in these cases by adding an "alternative look". Best of all, this new look does not even have to be you – it could be someone else's face.
7. You can swipe up to the face ID again try (iPhone X only)
Before, after some failed attempts to scan your face, face detection stops and you need to enter your passcode. Now, in iOS 12, this is still the case, only you can still try to re-try Face ID until it works. Just swipe up from the bottom of the screen when you see the passcode buttons and try again.
8. There's a new "Digital Health" initiative
Apple has introduced a new suite of tools in iOS 12, the Improve your digital well-being. As a whole, it is called "Digital Health" and allows you to restrict the use of the app, block notifications, softly turn yourself into notifications in the morning and much more. These will be discussed in more detail below.
9th Blocks Do Not Disturb Nocturnal Notifications
If you wake up with a lot of notifications, iOS 12 is no longer a problem. The new "Bedtime Mode" mutes calls and notifications and sends alerts to the notification history so that you can view them when needed. This mode also gives you gentle notifications for the day the morning arrives.
10. Notifications are automatically grouped
Apple does have one Found a way to group apps by iOS 9, but they were removed in subsequent updates. Well, now it's back and better than before. Now notifications are grouped with the setting "Automatic". However, you can change these for individual apps so that they are "By App" or "Off." You can interact with them individually within the group or select the entire group at once.
. 11 You can find voting notifications without going to settings
If you are on the lock screen or in the pull-down notifications and you tap a notification or notification group, tap the ellipsis icon (•••). in the upper right corner of the notification to manage notifications for this app. You can also just swipe left and choose "Manage" instead. This new feature is called " Instant Tuning".
You can choose Silent Delivery. This means that future notifications will not be displayed on the lock screen, the existing banners, or any sound, but they will still be displayed in your Notification Center and as a badge app icon. If you have set to "quiet," you can also go back and select "Prominently deliver" to restore it to normal. If you choose Shut Down, notifications will be completely disabled. Preferences displays the notification settings for this app, where you can customize additional items.
12. You Can View "Screen Time" Data
As part of the Digital Health initiative, "Screen Time" displays a daily and weekly summary of your app usage, how often you pick up your device, which apps give you the most alerts, and more. 19659042] 44 cool new features of iOS 12 that you do not know ” width=”532″ height=”532″ style=”max-width:532px;height:auto;”/>
13. There is also a widget for the screen time
How Assuming, as with most Apple apps, there is a screen-time companion widget that you can insert into your Today view. or first home page. It shows which categories and apps consume your screen time the most, and you can tap the widget to switch to screen time settings to see the larger image.
14. App limits make the real world better
As part of Digital Health, the App Limits menu lets you set time limits for individual apps that you use frequently. Reminders will tell you that you have almost no time left to use the app, though you can ignore it if necessary. This syncs across all your iOS devices, so you can not cheat with a time-limited app on another device.
15. Parents Have More Control
Thanks to app restrictions, parents can now set a variety of app restrictions on their children's iOS devices. Parents can schedule downtime, which prevents children from using the iOS device during set times, such as when the iOS device is down. B. at bedtime, fully use. You can also see app limits per app or app categories. There is also the option to configure some apps to work. And, as you have been able to do before, you can restrict websites, apps, etc. by age.
16. The Stocks App Got Revamped
The newly updated Stocks app has a different interface that includes Spark times, which indicate when large surpluses happen on each of your stock. There are also "Top Stories" of Apple News integrated into the app, and you do not have to leave the app to read the stories. After-hours prices are also available, but unfortunately Altcoin fans … there is no Bitcoin or other Altcoin support.
If new Animojis are not enough for you, thanks to Apple's new "tongue detection" feature, you can now rock with your best Gene Simmons imitator, which is what Animojis finally supports.
19. There's an improved Animoji interface (iPhone X only)
With new Animojis there is a new interface, if you did not notice it from some screenshots above. Instead of having the vertical selector on the page to select your animoji, you can now simply swipe left or right. You can also swipe up to expand the menu and display them all at the same time.
20. You can create your own & # 39; Memoji & # 39; [Only iPhone X]
Even if you do not have the iPhone X, you can still use Apple's new support for stickers that can be added with iMessage sticker packs.
22. Everyone Also Receives Filters in the News Camera
Like stickers, anyone can enjoy the new filters Apple has to offer, including comic book and watercolor filters.
23. And there is text support for the news camera
Not only can you write people words, but now you can use animated captions … words, phrases, hashtags, whatever .. Add to photos and videos that you share in messages. 19659005] 24. FaceTime calls have Animojis, Meomjis, Stickers & More
Just as we expected, FaceTime added support to use Animojis while performing video chats in a FaceTime call. Additionally there are stickers and memojis as well as filters and labels.
Instead of the "Reminders" tab, there's now a "For You" tab where your reminders are stored. It also includes feature photos, effects suggestions, shared album activity, and sharing suggestions.
27. Finding photos is easier
If you search for a photo in the Photos app, Siri will provide suggestions based on previous searches or the current time. Apple says, "Even before you start typing, you'll see suggestions for current events, people, and places, and as you type, the results are smarter and more powerful, and you can refine them by adding multiple keywords." 19659005] 28. Control Center Received New Control
This makes perfect sense because games dominate the iOS App Store and multiplayer gameplay is usually a must for them to be successful. There are currently no large numbers of AR games in the iOS App Store, but this feature will likely be released soon. And this could cause augmented reality games to finally reach mainstream status among their non-AR peers.
31st Favicons Are Finally Supported in Safari Tabs
If you do not know what a favicon is, it's the small icon associated with each site. You may have already seen these icons in Safari when you open a new tab that stores your "favorite" bookmarks.
There are already some tools that can help protect your data from third-party advertisers. However, Safari in iOS 12 goes one step further and prevents Share buttons and comment widgets on Web pages from following you without your permission. In addition, advertisers can not track the unique features of your device. This means that they can not be targeted to ads based on your device model, and they can not realign ads on the web.
33. Safe passwords come to Safari & Apps
This is another reason why you want to reject LastPass or another third-party password manager. According to Apple: "Unique, complex passwords for all your apps and websites are automatically created and stored in Safari and apps – so you can use more secure passwords without having to remember anything."
34. Student IDs Now Working in the Wallet App
As long as you have your physical student ID in your real wallet, you probably do not have to pull it out as often as you simply put it in your wallet Apple Wallet can use the saved digital version, which you can access via the double-click shortcut on the page or the Home key.
35th iBooks is now called Apple Books
Apple's app is not just for ebooks, but for audiobooks as well, and has been renamed "Apple Books" or "Books" on the home screen. This appeared in some early iOS 11 betas, but soon disappeared. Now it's back, with a light redesign that makes reading, discovering and listening to your favorite books easier.
36. Apple News makes it easier to discover more sources
The interface for Apple New has been tweaked a bit. Instead of "For You", "Spotlight", "Follow", "Search" and "Saved" tabs, there are now only "Today", "Spotlight" and "Browse". Today is effective for you while browsing combines the Search, Saved, and Follow tabs. This "makes it easy to jump directly to your favorite channels and topics or to discover new ones," said Apple.
38. You can auto-populate security codes that have been displayed to you in text form
Instead of saving or copying security codes from the News app that you receive for other apps and services, SMS One-Time PINs automatically become AutoFill suggestions displayed. Do not memorize or write down!
39. Finally, there is a thesaurus
If you have previously selected a word "look up", you will see only the dictionaries that you have specified. Now you can add the "Oxford American Writer & # 39; s Thesaurus" from the "Dictionary" settings. You can access the settings by searching for "Dictionary" in Preferences or by going directly from the "General" settings menu.
40th There are three new language dictionaries
These include a bilingual dictionary for Arabic and English, a bilingual dictionary for Hindi and English, and a Hebrew dictionary. You can access them by searching for "Dictionary" in Preferences or by going directly from the "General" settings menu.
42. Let's not forget that there is a new background
Apple always has at least one new wallpaper in its big updates, and iOS 12 does just that. There are no new dynamic or live wallpapers, but the colorful ones below looks, is a nice addition.
43. Your devices are running faster
Apple has been using them The iOS 12 update really made pace no matter which iOS device you use. To cite Apple, there is "up to 70% faster wiping to the camera, up to 50% faster keyboard display and up to 2x faster app startup at high workload." That's pretty fast considering that iOS 11 has slowed down many older devices. There are also gentler animations and the stock sheet is displayed twice faster at high workloads.
44. The performance and stability is improved overall