iOS 10 Announced : Here are the 10 New Features!

Apple made a hell lot of announcements at the WWDC 2016 Keynote and products of Apple’s every single lineup were launched. Well, the much talk-about announcement was the new iOS 10. The company says that the new iOS 10 is a huge step forward for its iOS devices which include iPhone, iPod,and iPad. So, what is new in the new update that makes it the best iOS version ever ? Well, here are the 10 new features in the iOS 10!




Apple has done a good job in designing the lock screen of the iOS 10. The lock screen now  supports pick up to wake and you can now open the camera straight from the lock screen just by swiping to the left. Also, you will find the widget page if you swipe to the right. Doesn’t this seem familiar?  Next stuff is the notifications. Apple has done quite good work here also. The notifications have been changed and redesigned with new bubble-like notifications. 3D touch has gone better with the iOS 10. Use 3D Touch in apps like Calendar, Weather, and Stocks for a quick glance at the information you need. ?

2. UPDATED PHOTOS APP-                                                                                     Honestly saying, Apple has introduced new features in the Photos App but they all already available on Android! Does this mean something? Well ,the new and improved Photos App can help you rediscover cherished memories — like a weekend hike or your baby’s first birthday — and even create beautiful movies out of them. A new feature called ‘Memories’ will automatically group your precious Photos to create Movies, slideshows, and more. Good job Apple! ?

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3.UNINSTALLING APPLE APPS YOU DON’T EVEN USE-                                     One of the most amazing features that come in the iOS 10 is that you can actually remove those unnecessary apps that you don’t even use. Apple users were really missing this functionality for a very long time and finally they have got it.

Following apps can be removed from the iOS 10 Developer Preview-

  • Podcasts
  • Maps
  • Compass
  • Tips
  • Calculator
  • Watch
  • Voice Memos
  • Contacts
  • Stocks
  • Weather
  • iCloud Drive
  • Calendar
  • Mail
  • Music
  • Reminders


Siri has been updated too with a lot of new features. Siri works with your favorite apps from the App Store, so you can ask it to book a ride through Lyft, or send money to someone with Square. It can even search for photos, make VoIP calls etc.  One of the biggest change is that Siri is now completely open for the developers! ?


Siri has been now integrated into the keyboard. (Woah!).Quick Typing is quicker and easier than ever. When you type something like “I’m available at,” the free time in your calendar pops up as an option. Not just this, now you can even type in two different languages at the same time without going through different keyboards. ?

6. REDESIGNED APPLE MUSIC-                                                                             Apple Music has got a whole new UI and clean interface. There were a lot of complaints from the users about the design and finally, Apple has decided to make it clean and easy to use. The simple, intuitive design makes it even easier to enjoy your favorite songs. You can also view the lyrics while you’re listening to them! ?

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7. UPDATED NEWS APP-                                                                                       With over 650 Million monthly readers, the News App surely needed a new update and here it! Your news never looked so good. Easily find the stories that matter to you most, in distinct sections of the beautifully redesigned News app. You will love the new UI for sure! Subscriptions are now available along with breakign news notifications. Well done Apple! :p

8.NEW HOME APP-                                                                                                 With the new iOS 10, the new ‘Home’ app has been introduced. The new Home app lets you turn on lights, unlock doors, and even raise your window shades — all at once if you like. All your Homekit compatible accesories can be controlled using this app. ?

9. NEW MESSAGING FEATURES-                                                                             One of the most significant change has come with the iMessage app. Now, you can easily access your favorite apps to create and share content, make payments, and more, without leaving Messages.There is a new’Invisible Ink’ feature being introduced in the iMessage app. Through this new feature, you can send a message or photo that remains hidden, then simply swipe to reveal it. Also, you can send a message in your own handwriting. Your friends will see it animate, just as ink flows on paper! ?

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10. NEW MAPS FEATURES-                                                                                     Last but not the least are the features added to the Maps app.  Now you can evenn book a table through apps like OpenTable, and a ride with Uber — all within Maps. Also, the Maps can make proactive suggestions for where you’re likely to go and the fastest way to get there. The whole app has got an impressive new design. ? 

Well, these were the best 10 features introduced in the new iOS 10. There are a plenty of other features too that are announced with the iOS 10. If you’re wondering which devices will get the iOS 10 update first, here is the list for you –

  • The iPhone SE
  • The iPhone 6S
  • The iPhone 6S Plus
  • The iPhone 6
  • The iPhone 6 Plus
  • The iPhone 5S
  • The iPhone 5C
  • The iPhone 5
  • The iPad Pro 12.9-inch
  • The iPad Pro 9.7-inch
  • The iPad Air 2
  • The iPad Air
  • The iPad 4th generation
  • The iPad with Retina Display (3rd generation)
  • The iPad 2
  • The iPad Mini 4
  • The iPad Mini 3
  • The iPad Mini 2
  • The iPad Mini
  • The iPod Touch 6th-generation
  • The iPod Touch 5th-generation

Well, this was all about this article. Do you like the new iOS 10? Do let us know in the comments section ?

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