Apple announced the latest version of its iOS operating system, iOS 15, in June 2021, with a fall release date.
iOS 15 provides new capabilities for FaceTime calls, distraction-reduction tools, a redesigned notification experience, enhanced privacy protections, and entire reimaginings of Safari, Weather, and Maps.
So as the Beta version iOS 15 is already out so users are exploring the features of iOS 15 so this article will cover iOS 15 New Features Discovered Compilation. And I will keep this article updated with iOS 15 New Features Discovered.
1. Spatialise Stereo in iOS 15
Reddit User u/lolxdwtflamo discovered new feature In the second ipadOS 15 developer beta (apparently it is on the first beta as well), he discovered this new feature for air pods pro called spatial stereo. It seems to mimic the surround effect of stereo content, and works on Netflix and Apple Music.
2. Activation Lock now present immediately upon boot after restore if still locked in iOS15
New feature discovered by u/Jeremiareyes If the device is still locked in iOS15, the Activation Lock will appear instantly upon boot following the restoration. And the message shown that owner of iPhone can see the location. Not sure if it will work even after switch off and owner will be able to track phone. If that happens it will be an amazing feature to have. At the very least, it will discourage people from stealing phones as often, at least iPhones.
3. Trees are represented on Apple maps iOS 15
u/Poufii discovered that in Apple Maps you can see trees.It is going to be a great features. Currently it is available for San Francisco Bay area may be they will be rolling out for all places.
4. Safari dark mode is now grey instead of 100% black in iOS 15
Another feature discovered in iOS 15 beta 2 is Safari dark mode is now grey instead of 100% black. The contrast created by pitch black looks artificial and hurts the eyes. Lets see if user likes this color scheme. I think it is better to give option to choose color according to their preferences.
5. Now Playing has more rounded corner in iOS15
u/kyemaloy14 reported that there is now a new Lock Screen player that has rounded corners to match new notifications
6. iCloud Private Relay location changes in iOS 15
Another great feature discovered by u/epmuscle . So you can use general IP so websites provide local content in safari you can also choose broader IP address in your country if you don’t miss home country content if travelling you can find this at Settings -> Apple ID (at the top of Settings) -> iCloud -> Private Relay -> IP Address Location . Currently people this service is having Glitches which Apple will may fix by launch.
7. Apple Watch unlock notification in iOS 15
u/onlinescammer Found that You will get notification when your apple watch paired with iPhone is unlocked.
8. You can turn off or keep time-sensitive notifications in iOS 15
iOS 15 supports turn off or keep time-sensitive notifications in iOS 15. As found by u/EdwardTheHuman. So you can Turn Off or Keep App Specific Notification like messages from whatsapp
9. Now you can lock PDFs with a passcode in iOS 15
In iOS 15 you may be able to lock pdf files with passcode as reported by u/Daboo1998. User were looking for this feature in iOS earlier they use to rely on 3rd party apps to lock PDFs.
10. Private Relay also works with cellular
u/mm0nam reddit user reported that there is new feature available with the help of which you can hide your internet activity from your cellular provider. But to enable it you need to turn off safari hide my IP by Settings > Safari > Hide IP > Off. Than only you can enable it by going to Settings > (User) > iCloud > Private Relay > On. Otherwise Private Relay may keeps asking you to upgrade to a 50GB iCloud+ account.