Apple finally show off its next generation of iOS software for its iPhones. As Apple has confirm that the iOS 16 will be available for iPhone 8 series and later versions.
The new iOS software brings some of the major features, including the ability to edit and unsend iMessages that are already sent to an individual.
You will also get full control of their phone’s Lock Screen and Apple is asserting that users will get to edit a lot of design elements for a better personalize experience and feel.
iOS 16 will also add a new iCloud Share Photo Library section to make it easier for users to share a collection of photos with family members.
Apple Pay will also receive a new “Pay Later” feature and people will now also be able to split a bill into four equal payments without paying any additional fee.
The stable of the iOS 16 will be release in September with the launch of the iPhone 14 series.
If you can’t wait for it, then you can download the first beta version of iOS 16, which will be available starting next month.
List of Eligible Devices for iOS 16
Apple is known for offering the latest software update to most iPhones.
And, if you have an old iPhone, you don’t have to worry about whether your device will get the new update or not.
In the past, Apple has release the latest iOS update to even phones that are either five or six years old, which is something that is still a distant dream for Android users.
List of iPhones eligible to get the iOS 16 update :
- 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 XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone SE (2020)
- iPhone SE (2022)
The eligibility list for iOS 16 confirms that Apple has drop support for the iPhone 7 series, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and the iPhone SE (2016).
All these phones are currently running on last year’s iOS 15 software.
When will iOS 16 Beta Version be Released?
The developer preview of iOS 16 is available to Apple Developer Program members at developer.apple.com starting 7th June 222, and a public beta will be available to iOS users in July this year at beta.apple.com.