Apple’s recent “Wonderlust” event and the frenzy of pre-orders for the iPhone 15, our attention is now firmly fixed on the upcoming release of iOS 17. This latest version of Apple’s operating system is set to bring many cool new features and improvements to the iPhone and AirPods, and it’s scheduled to be released on Monday, September 18, 2023.
Let’s dive right in and explore what iOS 17 has in store for all of us.
What’s New with iOS 17?
1. Live Voicemail Screening: You can now read voicemail messages as they come in, helping you decide whether to answer.
2. Standby Mode: While your iPhone is charging on its side, it becomes a handy clock, a photo slideshow viewer, or a widget host. It’s like having a multitasking sidekick.
3. FaceTime Upgrade: You can project FaceTime calls onto your AppleTV. Your iPhone or iPad becomes the camera, and the big screen displays the call – perfect for virtual hangouts.
4. NameDrop: Sharing contact info is easier than ever. Just hold your iPhones close and watch the magic happen.
5. Adaptive Audio: AirPods Pro users get a treat. Your audio adjusts automatically to match your surroundings.
6. Conversation Awareness: iOS 17 tunes your audio to hear conversations clearly, even in noisy places.
What’s Better with iOS 17?
1. FaceTime Video Messages: Leave fun messages if your friends can’t answer. Jazz them up with cool effects.
2. Silence Non-Contacts: No more interruptions. iOS 17 can mute FaceTime calls from unknown numbers automatically.
3. Enhanced “Check-In” Feature: Stay connected with friends and family with new options in the “Check-In” feature.
4. Visual Call Alerts: You can personalize call alerts for your contacts, making your phone your own.
5. Typing Made Easy: Better autocorrect and predictive text make texting smoother.
6. AirPods Control: Manage calls, mute, and control media directly from your AirPods.
iOS 17 drops on Monday, bringing a world of convenience and innovation to your Apple devices. Get ready for a tech upgrade like no other!