After a month releasing IOS 16, Apple’s IOS 16.1 was released in late October with new features. The latest update comes with several new features, tweaks and fixes for compatible iPhones (and iPads with iPadOS 16). Here’s what’s new in IOS 16.1 and what each feature does.
iCloud Shared Photo Library
Sharing photographs with your friends and family following a night out can be an issue. Yet, with iCloud Shared Photograph Library, you can undoubtedly share photographs and recordings with up to five others. For the ones who has access to the Icloud Shared Photo Libary can add, edit and delete content within the library.
Live Activities in Dynamic Island and Lock Screen
The‘s and lock screen get a boost with Live Activities. With Live Activities, your Dynamic Island and lock screen display notifications from third-party apps for things like sports games and flights.
Apple Fitness Plus without an Apple Watch
With IOS16.1, you don’t need to have an Apple Watch to access Apple Fitness Plus.
Battery display updates
Now we can see with a new battery icon with white background.
Wallpaper and lock screen updates
Screenshot editing tools interface updated
With this feature, its more convenient for the ones love editing.
Wallet app upgrades
Smart home connectivity via Matter
Clean Energy Charging settings
Apple Books interface upgrade
If you read books on your iPhone, your reader controls will automatically be hidden when you open Apple Books.
Apple also addressed a handful of bugs. These fixes address issues like deleted conversations appearing in Messages, some Dynamic Island content not appearing when using Reachability and CarPlay not connecting when using a VPN app.