If you’re satisfied with how you’re phone works now and don’t need the new features right away, hold off until the rest of us discover the problems and Apple fixes them.
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Apple’s augmented reality toolkit, or ARKit, is on full display with iOS 11, with apps such as Ikea Place that allows users to see how Ikea furniture would look like in their homes by overlaying them in rooms.
The aptly-named Files will let you see all the documents and files you have stored in the Cloud that are synched across all your devices.
Nearly every time an iOS upgrade is available, it is mostly directed at improving the experience for iPhone users.
We’re now in a narrow (probably very narrow) window where these are the latest shipping versions of the OS, and there aren’t yet any new betas available.
If you’ve followed all the steps listed above, you’re good to go.
For the first time in iOS, you can also customize what shows up in your Control Center via Settings.
Here’s a little new tweak in iOS 11 that Slate finds handy.
The new OS will only support 64-bit apps, meaning if you are now running 32-bit apps that haven’t been updated, you are likely to face a problem. While we can not tell you about all of the new features, since there are quite a few, we will tell you some of the best.
If you haven’t got this notification and want to check if the update has arrived, go to Settings About Software Update on your iOS device. Those sent you to a separate App Store. The latest update to the company’s operating system packs a wide range of changes and updates, including a new image file format that’ll help save storage.
iOS 11 also delivers a much-needed update to Siri.
Once you have selected a proper file, the system will itself extract the file and restore it back to your iOS device.
Apple said Siri will get to know users better by understanding context, interests and how they use their device.
If you experience faster battery drain after updating to iOS 11, there are a few things you can do to potentially extend your battery life.