iOS 15 and iPad OS 15 are now ready to download and install on your iPhone and iPad. The software updates come with amazing new features for iPhones and iPads. Apple added new FaceTime features for the first time to enable Android and PC users to participate. FaceTime links can generate a link to help plan a call, similar to how a Google Meet link works. The iMessage improvements make it easier to track links and photos your friends have sent. The iPad is getting a complete home screen makeover and multitasking is finally receiving the boost. iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 come packaged into the new iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Mini, as well as its newest iPad and iPad Mini. Spatial audio is coming, which means 3D audio gives the impression that your recipients are in the same room as you.
Voice isolation now focuses on your voice only and blocks out any other ambient noise. You will also find Wide Spectrum, which focuses on you and the environment around you. There’s also Grid View to show a group call; alongside Portrait Mode coming to the application. The background is now blurred and focuses on you. SharePlay is also new in iOS 15 and you can share music, watch TV shows & movies, alongside sharing your screen. It enables you to show a recipient how you use a certain app. Moreover, support services such as Disney+, Twitch, ESPN, TikTok, and more are using SharePlay for iOS 15. “Shared with You”, in the News app shows what your friends have shared with you, such as links. They can be easily copied into a Messages chat. It’s also available in Safari, Music, and more apps.
There are also statuses, much similar to WhatsApp and other messaging apps. “Do Not Disturb” is also part of the improvements here, with it showing for your friends and family if they have it switched on themselves. Focus is also another feature for Notification Summary, which recommends you on your lock screen to let you know of certain apps, depending on your calendar and even your location. Apple Wallet also got another improvement in iOS 15, with CarKey gaining U1 support to enable you to unlock your car, or even open your trunk. Apple’s main section on iOS 15 states, the update will work with an iPhone 6S and above. Make sure to back up your device just in case before updating to iOS 15. Following are steps to get the iOS 15 beta on your phone.
- Open the Settings app.
- Select General.
- Tap Software Update.
- Under the Also Available section, tap Upgrade to iOS 15.
- Select Download and install to begin the installation. You may be prompted to enter your passcode if you have one.