iOS 12.1 is officially available for iPhones and iPads. The next generation of the operating system comes with a number of new features for your iPhones and iPads. Here’s a quick look at what’s worth checking out in the latest update—and how to get it right now. How to Get It As always, you can find the iOS update by going to Settings followed by General and then select Software Update. Downloading and installing the update can take a little bit of time, especially right after the update becomes available, but it shouldn’t be that big of an issue—this is just iOS 12.1, after all, not a complete jump from iOS 11 to iOS 12. New Features in iOS 12.1 Group FaceTime FaceTime in iOS 12.1 finally gets the “group” aspect that Apple teased when initially announcing iOS 12. That means it’ll support up to 32 users at once—more importantly, it’ll automatically feature the person that’s speaking so your giant calls don’t … [Read more...] about The Best New Features in iOS 12.1
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Screen Time is easily one of the most significant new additions to iOS 12. This new section of the settings menu offers a wealth of data about your iPhone and iPad usage, breaking down the amount of time you spent in each individual app on your device. It also provides a by-the-numbers look at the amount of notifications you’re getting and the frequency with which you’re checking your phone. How to use Screen Time Go to Settings and tap Screen Time. Enable the feature if it’s not already switched on. Here, you’re presented with your usage so far for the current day. The total amount of screen time is displayed above a horizontal bar that splits up your app habits by category. Tap on the time total for a closer look at your most used apps. Here, you can toggle between “today” and “last 7 days.” In addition to apps, this list will also show you individual websites that you might be spending a decent chunk of time on. Scrolling down will … [Read more...] about How to use Apple’s new Screen Time and App Limits features in iOS 12
The wait must have felt like an eternity for all the Apple fans out there who chose not to install Apple’s iOS 12 public beta on their iPhones. Thankfully, it has finally come to an end. Apple on Monday released its new iOS 12 software to the public, giving any an Apple users with compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models access to the latest and greatest features Apple has to offer. But what exactly are the best new features of iOS 12? We’re glad you asked, because in this post we’ve rounded up the five best things about iOS 12 so you know exactly what to expect while it’s being installed on your iPhone. Don't Miss: You can already charge your iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time with this $35 wireless charging pad Compatibility First and foremost, the biggest news is actually the fact that iOS 12 is available on every single device that currently supports iOS 11. In other words, not a single Apple product is made obsolete by Apple’s just-released … [Read more...] about The 5 best new features that just came to your iPhone in iOS 12
At last, iOS 12 is here, bringing a batch of new features to tinker with. Most (if not all) of these features aren’t exactly earth-shaking, in part because Apple spent much of its development process cleaning up the relatively buggy mess of iOS 11 and turning its sequel into something worthy of the Apple name. In fact, many already exist on competing operating systems in some form or another.But that doesn’t mean that they’re not fun or useful, nor does it mean that they’re not welcome. We here at Macworld have spent the last several months tinkering with all of these new options in the iOS 12 beta, and over that time a few have emerged as our favorites. Once you get used to them, iOS 11 feels ancient and inefficient by comparison.In celebration of iOS 12’s release, we’ve compiled their associated how-tos into one handy article so you’ll now how to get the most out of them from day one.How to use Screen Time to limit app useConcerns about … [Read more...] about How to use the coolest new features in iOS 12
When iOS 12 was unveiled during the WWDC 2018, Bedtime DND turned as one of the most important updates in the latest version of iOS. The new feature will help you keep your iPhone down for a good night’s sleep without worrying about the notifications flashing on the screen in the middle of the night. Let’s know more about the Do Not Disturb at Bedtime feature of iOS 12 and how you can use it.What is Do Not Disturb At Bedtime? Do Not Disturb at Bedtime in iOS 12, when enabled, not only silences the incoming notifications but also ensures that notifications are not flashed and lined on the lock screen. The notifications are directly sent to the notification history. This feature is intended at discouraging the temptation to open notifications in the middle of the night when you see them on your lock screen. How Is It Different From Do Not Disturb? Do Not Disturb works by muting your notifications for a specified time limit but the notifications are still visible on the lock … [Read more...] about How To Enable And Use “Do Not Disturb” At Bedtime Feature In iOS 12?