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iOS 16.1 Launching on Monday With 8 New Features

By Mitchell

October 22, 2022

As expected Apple said in a press release that iOS 16.1, along with iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura, will come out on Monday, October 24.

iOS 16.1

iOS 16.1 adds at least eight new features for iPhone users, such as iCloud Shared Photo Library and support for Live Activities in third-party apps on the App Store.

iOS 16.1

With iCloud Shared Photo Library, you can share photos with family and friends in the Photos app more easily. You and up to five other people will be able to add, change, or remove pictures

iCloud Shared Photo Library

With iOS 16.1, third-party apps in the App Store can now use Live Activities. The feature lets iPhone users keep track of real-time events, like a sports game or a food delivery order

Third-Party Apps

With iOS 16.1, third-party apps in the App Store can now use Live Activities. The feature lets iPhone users keep track of real-time events, like a sports game or a food delivery order

Third-Party Apps

Apple says that a new feature in iOS 16.1 called "Clean Energy Charging" is meant to "reduce the iPhone's carbon footprint by optimizing charging times for when the grid is using cleaner energy sources."

Clean Energy Charging

With iOS 16.1, iPad 16.1, and tvOS 16.1, iPhone users who don't have an Apple Watch can use Apple Fitness+. Without an Apple Watch, iPhone users can't see things like their heart rate and calories burned in real-time while they work out.

Apple Fitness+

iOS 16.1 has support for Matter, a soon-to-be-released connectivity standard that will make it possible for smart home accessories that are compatible with Apple's HomeKit, Amazon's Alexa,

Matter Home App Accessories

Starting with iOS 16.1, Apple Card users will be able to open a new "high-yield" savings account from Goldman Sachs and have their Daily Cash cashback rewards automatically put into it.

Apple Card Savings Account

With iOS 16.1, the Dynamic Island on iPhone 14 Pro models now works with Reachability. This makes it easier to use with one hand.

Dynamic Island's Accessibility

With iOS 16.1, you can share car keys, hotel room keys, and other keys that are stored in the Wallet app in a safe way through messaging apps like Messages and WhatsApp.

Key Sharing in Wallet App

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