6 iOS 15 features that iPad and iPhone users always asked for

Sep 21, 2021

By: Marcia Sekhose

iOS 15

iOS 15 is now available for everyone on compatible iPhones. It comes with new features and improvements to existing apps.

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Compatible devices

iOS 15 is compatible with the iPhone 12 series, iPhone 11 series, iPhone XS series, iPhone XR, iPhone 8 series, iPhone 7 series, iPhone 6s series, iPhone SE 1st and 2nd gen, and iPod touch 7th gen.

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FaceTime for everyone

You can now FaceTime with people on Windows and Android devices from their web browser through a link.

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SharePlay on FaceTime

SharePlay lets you listen to songs, watch a TV show or movies together with your friends on FaceTime.

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Focus mode

When in focus mode, your iPhone will filter notifications and apps based on what you prioritise. You can create a custom focus or select a suggested focus profile.

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Live Text

Live Text recognises text in a photo and lets you directly search and locate the picture of a handwritten family recipe or capture a phone number from a storefront and directly make a call.

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New look for Memories

The Memories section in the Photos app is getting a new look and interface. iOS 15 will also suggest songs from Apple Music for your Memories.

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Mute notifications

You can now mute any app or messaging thread for the next hour or for the entire day.

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Notification feature only for India and China

iPhone users in India can turn notifications on or off for unknown senders, transactions, and promotions.

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