Apple Reveals iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 Release Dates: Get the details here

iOS 17

Apple has confirmed that iOS 17 for iPhones and iPadOS 17 for iPads will be downloadable starting September 18. The Cupertino-based tech giant introduced These operating systems alongside MacOS 10, watchOS 10, and tvOS 17 at this year’s WWDC conference. 

Apple developers and beta users are already enjoying the iOS 17 Release Candidate, offering a preview of what the general public can expect when it officially launches on September 18.


What are the new features in iOS 17?

Here are some of the new features that you should definitely check out:


  • Stand By Option

In iOS 17, iPhones can now function as a comprehensive information hub through the Stand By option. This innovative feature enables users to access a wide range of customizable, full-screen information right from their locked screens. This information includes details such as the current time, Live Activities, incoming notifications, and an array of widgets. It’s important to note that this feature is activated exclusively when your Apple iPhone is connected to a charger.


  • App Updates and New Features

In addition to significant system-level enhancements, iOS 17 introduces a plethora of app updates and exciting new features. From a revamped Maps app and enhanced Notes functionality to a smoother Safari browsing experience and improved Apple Music, your beloved apps are now more robust and delightful than before.


  •  New widgets

iOS 17 introduces a fresh set of widgets for the lock screen and home screen of Apple iPhones. These widgets are interactive and support a wide array of both first-party and third-party applications.


  • Update to Phone and Messages app

iOS 17 introduces the ability to customize Contact Posters within the Phone app, giving users the option to select what information their contacts view when making a call. Additionally, select regions will receive features such as live voicemail and the ability to silence unknown callers.


  • NameDrop

The Name Drop feature leverages AirDrop on iPhones to simplify the sharing of contact information by facilitating seamless transfers when two iPhones are brought into proximity.