One of the biggest updates to be included in the upcoming release of iOS 16 for iPhones is that in iMessage, you’ll be able to edit messages after you send them. You’ll also be able to unsend them.
Some other features getting updates are the lock screen, which will now be customizable, as well as improvements to Photos, SharePlay and.
For developers who want to download and try out the latest public beta versions when they become available, you can apply for Apple’s Beta Software Program.
Final versions of all of the updates are expected to be released by the fall.
Here are more details about the new developer beta for iOS 16 and iPadOS 16:
- Users can unsend a message for up to two minutes after sending it
- Messages can be edited up to 15 minutes after sending
- Users can make up to five edits to a given message, and recipients will be able to see a record of edits made to the message.
- Undo Send preference setting: Users can choose to turn Undo Send on or off
- Undo Send preference setting: Users can select the duration of time that an email can be recalled
- Follow Up preference setting: Users can turn the Follow Up feature on or off.
Live Activities API
- Gives developers the ability to add support for Live Activities so users can follow an ongoing sports game or track the progress of a ride or order with just a glance.