Apple iOS 11 Announcement: What Are The New Features?

At a 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, Apple announced updates to tvOS, macOS, watchOS and iOS. Last year, Apple’s release of iOS 10 enclosed improvements to a Lock Screen and a batch apps such as third celebration integrations in a Messages and Maps app. And this year, Apple is generally focusing on capability for a iPad with iOS 11.

Developers can download a preview of iOS 11 by now. There will be a open beta module accessible for iOS users after this month during And a open recover of iOS 11 will be accessible in a tumble for a iPhone 5s and later, all iPad Airs, all iPad Pros, a iPad 5th generation, a iPad mini 2 and after and a iPod reason 6th generation. This essay contains a roundup of all a vital iOS 11 features.

Redesigned App Drawer On Messages


Redesigned App Drawer on Messages

In iOS 11, Apple has redesigned a App Drawer underline on a Messages app. You will notice that a redesigned App Drawer creates it easier to share calm by a Messages app such as Apple Music songs or Starbucks Gift Cards.

Messages App Syncs Across Multiple Devices


Messages App Sync

Now a Messages app will sync opposite mixed devices. So if we undo a summary on a Messages app on your iPhone, afterwards it will also undo on a iPad and a Mac and vice-versa. This underline is upheld with end-to-end encryption.

Pay Your Friends Through Apple Pay


Send payments by Messages app

One of a best new facilities in iOS 11 is a ability to send income to friends regulating Apple Pay. You can do this by opening Apple Pay by a Messages app and promulgation income from withdraw and credit cards around your Apple Wallet.


Send payments by Messages app

If there is a contention about income on a Messages app, afterwards Siri might advise we to use Apple Pay to send or accept money. You can also ask Siri voice commands to compensate someone.


Apple Pay idea on a QuickType keyboard

Upon receiving payment, users will see a income seem in their new Apple Pay Cash account. And afterwards they can use that income to make purchases regulating Apple Pay in stores, apps and on a web or send it to their bank account.

The chairman to chairman payments and Apple Pay Cash will be accessible in a U.S. on a iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and later, iPad Pro, iPad 5th generation, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 and Apple Watch this fall.

Siri To Offer Multiple Results And Translate Languages In Real-Time

Siri has estimable improvements in iOS 11 and performs many functions behind a scenes. Some of a changes in a Siri app itself includes mixed formula when we hunt for a query and there are built-in real-time translations. So we can ask Siri “how do we contend what are a many renouned dishes in your grill in Chinese?” And this is what a outcome will demeanour like:


Siri Translate

Initially, Siri will support real-time denunciation translations for Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish. And some-more languages will be combined in a future. Plus Siri also has new masculine and womanlike voices that are “more healthy and expressive.”

“Siri extends over voice, regulating on-device training to broach some-more personal practice and offers suggestions formed on personal use of Safari, News, Mail, Messages and more. For example, as Siri learns topics or places a user is meddlesome in while browsing Safari, they will be suggested when typing in Mail, Messages and other apps,” wrote Apple in a iOS 11 informational page. And this comprehension syncs opposite iPhones, iPads and Macs.

For example: If we are researching Iceland in Safari, afterwards a Messages app might advise we to write Reykjavik as we form in “Re” in a calm message. Plus a News app might uncover we some-more applicable news about Iceland going forward.

Camera/Photos/Videos App Update In iOS 11

The Camera app has been updated to support high-efficiency video coding (HEVC). This means that it supports adult to 2x softened compression, though a video peculiarity will not go down.


Live Photos are now editable

Live Photos are also editable so we can trim a video loops. You can also name a pivotal photo, tongue-tied a Live Photos, emanate Loops, Bounce a Live Photos (reverse a animation) and simply set adult Long Exposure.


Live Photos are now editable

And while examination Memories cinema in the Photos app, we can stagger it to mural or landscape mode. Then a iPhone and iPad will automatically adjust a video so it is optimized for that viewing experience.

The Photos app in iOS 11 also utilizes a new record famous as a High Efficiency Image File Format (HEIF). This reduces a record distance of each print taken with a iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus but compromising a quality.

Redesigned Control Center


New Control Center

Apple has redesigned a Control Center underline in iOS 11. The new Control Center interface also supports 3D Touch. So we can lift down a Volume idol to adjust a volume. And we can lift down on a Music interface on a Control Center to control your playlist.

Lock Screen Improvement


Updated Lock Screen display feature

The Lock Screen in iOS 11 has been softened so that we can see all of your Notifications in one place. To see all of your Notifications, simply lift it down like a cover piece from a tip of a screen. Then we will be means to see both your new and missed notifications in one place.

Maps App: Indoor Mall And Airport Maps / Lane Guidance


Indoor Maps in Maps app

Apple announced that a Maps app in iOS 11 will support indoor mall and airfield maps. The indoor maps will concede we to see that restaurants are past airfield security. And we can also see that stores are on what levels in a malls.


Lane superintendence on Maps app

Another useful underline that has been combined to a Maps app is line guidance. This underline will assistance we equivocate blank a spin or exit by recommending a line we should be in while navigating. And Apple Maps will uncover we a speed extent of a highway that we are pushing on.

Do Not Disturb While Driving


Do Not Disturb While Driving

Apple iOS 11 has a really useful reserve called Do Not Disturb While Driving. This underline helps drivers stay focused on a highway by automatically silencing notifications. And we can send auto-replies to your contacts in your Favorites so that they know we are driving.

Speaker Support In The Home App


Speaker support in a Home app

In iOS 11, there is going to be multi-room support for speakers in a Home app. So we can control a volume and playlists for your speakers in a vital room orator or your kitchen speaker.

AirPlay Update


AirPlay 2

Apple is updating AirPlay to AirPlay 2 in iOS 11. AirPlay 2 offers multi-room audio streaming. And we can simply control AirPlay 2 regulating a Control Center, Home app or Siri.

News App Update


Apple News Spotlight feature

Apple’s News app is being updated with a new Spotlight tab. And a best videos of a day will be shown in a “Today View.”

Revamped Apple Music Profiles


Revamped Apple Music

Apple has revamped a profiles on Apple Music. So we can see what your friends are listening to and check out a playlists that your friends curated. Plus there is a new Music API that gives developers full entrance to a Apple Music service, 40 million songs, featured content, new search, Cloud Library entrance and Users’ For You recommendations.

App Store App Improvements


App Store app revamped

So distant Apple has paid out $70 billion to developers given a App Store launched in 2008. And now apps that are submitted to a Apple App Store are generally reviewed within 24 hours. And in iOS 11, Apple is totally revamping a App Store app user interface. What we will notice is that a demeanour and feel of a App Store app resembles a Apple Music app:


App Store app revamped

At a bottom of a App Store, there will be tabs that are titled: Today, Games, Apps, Updates and Search. The “Today” territory will prominence featured apps and games formed on certain themes. And a “Games” territory will underline diversion app demos, pricing information (including in-apps) and distant rankings.


Game Apps Section

The “Apps” add-on will prominence featured apps and contain curated galleries of apps formed on several themes comparison by Apple employees.


New Apps add-on in a App Store

Plus a App Store will have a territory called “The Daily List,” that will enclose recommendations formed on a certain thesis comparison by Apple employees. During a WWDC demo, Apple showed a list of Zen-themed apps underneath “The Daily List” such as Headspace, Simple Habit, Zen and Sway.


“The Daily List” territory of a App Store

iOS 11 For iPad: More Apps In The Dock, Slide Over, Drag And Drop, New App Switcher, Files App


More apps in a iPad dock

As mentioned earlier, iOS 11 emphasizes on capability with a iPad. Some of a facilities that will be entrance to a iPad with a iOS 11 refurbish embody support for a bigger app dock, a new slip over feature, drag-and-drop and a new App Switcher.

The Slide Over underline allows we to drag an app over another one but carrying to switch over. So if we accept a calm summary while modifying a photo, we can slip a review over to a side.


Slide Over underline on a iPad

The new App Switcher underline is same to Launchpad on a Mac. Essentially, a new App Switcher allows we to fast find, classify and open your apps on a iPad:


App Switcher on a iPad

The drag and dump underline on a iPad creates it easy to drag-and-drop URLs, calm and images to apps like Mail and Messages. This is an instance of where a URL was dragged from Safari to a Mail message:


Drag and dump underline on iPad

There is a new Files app for a iPad that allows we to fast find, open and revise your cloud files on iCloud Drive and third-party apps like Box, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive and Adobe Creative Cloud:


Files app on a iPad

Files and folders can be combined to a “Favorites” territory of a sidebar in a Files app and it can be “tagged” with certain colors.

iOS 11 Update For Apple Pencil


Searchable scratch underline on iOS 11

The functionality of a Apple Pencil will be softened as partial of a iOS 11 update. For example, a Notes app will support searchable handwriting, inline drawing. And drumming on a Lock Screen with a Apple Pencil will open adult your many recently non-stop note.

Notes Update For iOS 11


Document scanner in a Notes app

There will be a new request scanner underline in a Notes app as partial of a iOS 11 update. So when we take a pattern of a request regulating a Notes app, we will be means to revise it regulating a markup tools.

Automatically Setup New Devices


Automatic Setup

There is a new underline that allows we to automatically setup your new iPhone or iPad. You simply have to reason your new iPhone or iPad nearby an iOS device or Mac we already possess and many of your personal settings, preferences and iCloud Keychain passwords will be firmly imported.

One-Handed Keyboard Mode


QuickType One Handed

There is a new mode on a iPhone that creates typing with one palm even easier. Plus there is a new QuickType keyboard on a iPad that offers discerning entrance to numbers, black and punctuation.

Screen Recording

Recording what we are doing on a shade regulating an iPhone now requires we to use a Mac with QuickTime or a third celebration app. However, iOS 11 will concede we to record your screen.

Newly Designed Podcast App

Apple is updating a Podcast app in iOS 11 so that it will have a identical pattern as Apple Music and a new App Store app.

3D Touch Tab Switching For Safari

Apple is adding a ability to switch between websites with a new 3D Touch menu option.

Type To Siri

Sometimes, Siri has a tough time bargain what we am asking. Fortunately, there is a new underline that allows we to form queries to Siri instead. This underline can be activated by a Accessibility Settings once iOS 11 is released.

Apple AirPods Update

According to 9to5Mac, a Apple AirPods users will be means to adjust a double-tap movement with new control options regulating iOS 11. Prior to iOS 11, AirPods users had to confirm either double-tap would activate Siri or play/pause audio.

ARKit Facilitates Augmented Reality Apps For Developers


ARKit example

Apple announced a new height for developers to easier build protracted existence apps for a iPhone and iPad regulating a built-in camera, suit sensors and high-end processors. This new height is famous as ARKit. So we will expected see some-more apps with practical calm overlaid on tip of real-world scenes for mixed functions including gaming, medical and industrial design.

iOS 11 Features For Users In China

In one of a slides during a WWDC presentation, Apple pronounced there are several new iOS 11 facilities that will be useful for users in China. These facilities embody QR formula support, SMS rascal extension, trade cameras, Shanghainese dictation, English on 10-key Pinyin keyboard and phone numbers as Apple ID. 

To learn some-more about what Apple announced during WWDC, Forbes San Francisco business arch Miguel Helft live blogged a WWDC event and Forbes record contributor Aaron Tilley lonesome a HomePod intelligent speaker.

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