WWDC 2022

iOS 16: 13 things you need to know

Here’s a preview of the major features coming to your iPhone this fall. And if you’re a developer, you can try iOS 16 today.

Surprising nobody, Apple announced iOS 16 at WWDC 2022. Once again, the new software for iPhones doesn’t reinvent the wheel, but fine-tunes the mobile software. Here are the 13 things you need to know.

13. Custom lock screen

Easily the biggest new feature for iOS 16. Press on your lock screen and you can now customize the date and time fonts and even add tiny widgets. Call it catchup to Android, but the execution is undeniably prettier. Sorry, Material You has nothing on this.