A set of iOS 11 features including enabling smartphone cameras to read QR codes are aimed at the China market, where Apple would like to bolster iPhone sales. Drag an app from the Dock to the side of the display and that triggers Slide Over, which can quickly be converted into the two-up Split View.
A new Files app will help one keep track of every file, no matter where it is stored - on the device or on the iCloud. It's more desktop-like, and includes things such as dragging pictures from one app to another.
For the first time in its nine-year history iOS history, Apple is giving the App Store a much-needed revamp. She's already good, but Apple insists that through machine learning and artificial intelligence, Siri will leanr more about how to please you with personal experiences.
Siri is getting a pretty big update as well.
If an iPhone user is only a passenger in the auto, rather than the driver, then they can disable Do Not Disturb While Driving. Additional safety features are also being added for use when users are driving.
This feature, however, will only be available in the U.S. on iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and later, iPad Pro, iPad 5th generation, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 and Apple Watch.
A fresh video from YouTube channel EverythingApplePro walks us through some of the most important changes in iOS 11. The mode in the updated OS turns an iPhone's screen black and stops a user from replying to messages. As well as a "Do Not Disturb" feature that will send people trying to contact you a message to say that you'll check your phone once you arrive at your destination.
Apple Maps has added several indoor maps for major airports and shopping centres worldwide. In addition to that, Apple's virtual assistant will be more contextually aware.
Apple has announced that its popular iOS App Store will get a significant redesign later this year.
The stable iOS 11 release is scheduled for fall 2017 and will grace iPhone 5s and later devices, all iPad Air and iPad Pro models, iPad 5th generation, iPad mini 2 and later devices, and iPod touch 6th generation.