Apple announced the release of iOS 15, the major annual update to the iPhone operating system, on Monday.This year’s release contains some big changes, including the ability for the FaceTime app to make calls to Windows and Android users, artificial intelligence that can better identify animals, plants and other elements in photos, and a feature that better controls restrictions on notifications, according to (Al Arabiya). net).
While Apple pushes out updates on a regular basis throughout the year, the annual update that is released along with new iPhones contains most of the additional features and changes.
iOS 15 is available for many older phones as well, right up to the iPhone 6S, which was released in 2015.
What’s new in iOS 15?
For example, if someone sends a link to an Apple News story, it will appear in the Apple News app in a section called “Shared with you.” The same goes for Apple Music and Apple Photos, and this new integration also applies to Safari web links. Podcasts, Apple TV movies and TV shows.
And the artificial intelligence feature will be able to know what’s in the image, including the text, as Apple has been improving image recognition capabilities in its Photos app for years, and this year it is taking a big step forward in terms of the types of objects inside photos that can get to know them.
With iOS 15, Apple’s software can identify and provide more information about animals, landmarks, plants, and books. It also makes text within your photos searchable, and users can even copy and paste text from an image into a document.
For a few years, iPhone users had a “Do Not Disturb” mode that restricted notifications except for those from your nearby contacts list, and this feature received a major upgrade in iOS 15 that Apple called “Focus.” The main feature displays notifications only from people and applications that you have previously approved.
As well as the Apple Maps reminder feature, Apple Maps comes with yearly improvements, including better directions, public transit schedules, and an augmented reality walking directions feature that places large arrows above real-world scenes that tell users where to go, but travelers may prefer New real-time alerts that tell users when they need to get off the bus, train or subway before they miss their stop.
Apple has redesigned the new Safari browser, with the default browser on the iPhone getting its biggest redesign in years, bringing the address bar and back button from the top of the screen closer to the bottom for easier thumb access.
It will also tell users if apps connect home to their own servers, which is normal but can highlight certain data uses that were previously overlooked. People who pay for iCloud will also get iCloud Private Relay, an experimental VPN-like feature that hides IP addresses. , which can reveal your location.
Siri is faster
Driver’s license and keys in Apple Wallet
Users will also be able to store keys, including car ignition keys, in Apple Wallet, and if you have a smart home or go into an office with compatible locks, you can start unlocking your front door with your phone once you update with the new software.
How to get iOS 15
Connect your compatible iPhone to Wi-Fi and power.
Open the “General” field.
Open Software Update.
Click Download and Install.