10 New iOS 16 Features Coming Later This Year

Three weeks ago, iOS 16 was released. It has a customizable Lock Screen, the ability to edit iMessages, better Focus modes, and a lot more.

With iCloud Shared Photo Library, sharing photos with family or friends in the Photos app will be easier.

iCloud Shared Photo Library


The feature lets iPhone users keep track of real-time events, like a sports game or a food delivery order, right on the Lock Screen.

Live Activities for Third-Party Apps


This lets users send text messages to emergency services when they are not in range of cellular or Wi-Fi coverage.


Emergency SOS via Satellite

Apple is getting ready for the launch of the Apple Music Classical app, but specific details and the exact release date are still unknown.

Apple Music Classical


It aims to reduce the iPhone's carbon footprint by making sure that it charges at times when the power grid is using cleaner sources of energy.

Clean Energy Charging


With iOS 16.1, iPadOS 16.1, and tvOS 16.1, iPhone users who don't have an Apple Watch will be able to use Apple Fitness+.

Apple Fitness+ Without an Apple Watch


Freeform will let users start a session from FaceTime and see what others are doing right in an iMessage thread.



Matter is an upcoming connectivity standard that will make it possible for smart home devices that work with Apple's HomeKit, Amazon's Alexa, & Google's Home.

Matter Accessories in Home App


Apple finally put the battery percentage back in the status bar on iPhones with a notch, so you don't have to swipe down to see it.

Battery Percentage Icon for More iPhones


Apple announced that iPadOS 16.1 will add Stage Manager to iPad Pro models with A12X and A12Z chips released in 2018 and 2020.

Stage Manager for More iPad Pros