With a new dramatic look for iPhone, iOS 13 is not only faster, better optimised and more responsive, but it also goes a step further and takes user experience to a whole new level. It comes packed with a ton of new features and updates such as Dark Mode for your iPhone, new ways to browse and edit your photos, and even increased security, with a new private way of signing in to apps and websites, with just a tap.
#1 Dark Mode
A beautiful new dark colour scheme that delivers a great viewing experience especially in low-light environments. Dark Mode can be scheduled to turn on automatically at sunset, at a certain time, or turned on from Control Center. Four new system wallpapers that automatically switch appearances with Light and Dark Mode.
#2 Camera & Photos
The all-new Photos tab with a curated view of your library makes it easier to find, relive, and share your photos and videos. The updated and now more powerful new photo editing tools make it easier to edit, adjust, and review photos at a glance. An exciting edition is video editing which now has over 30 new tools, including Rotate, Crop, and Enhance.
#3 App Store with Apple Arcade
Apple Arcade is new on the App Store, it provides for Unlimited access to groundbreaking new games with a monthly subscription*, no ads or additional purchases. An all-new Arcade tab in the App Store to browse the latest games, personalised recommendations, and exclusive editorial content. Arcade is available to play across iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.
#4 Memoji and Messages
New Memoji customisation options including new hairstyles, headwear, makeup, and piercings. Memoji sticker packs can be used in Messages, Mail, and third‑party apps and available on all iPhone models. Your name and photo, or even Memoji, can now be optionally shared with your friends. The Search enhancements now make it easy to find messages with intelligent suggestions and categorisation of results.
#5 Screen Time
Now with a 30-day usage data report comparing Screen Time numbers over the previous weeks.
#6 Privacy and Security
Allow Once location permission with the option to share your locations with apps only once. The background tracking alerts now notify you when an app is using your location in the background. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enhancements help prevent apps from accessing your location without your consent.
Location sharing controls give you the option to easily omit location data when sharing photos too.
#7 Voice Control
iOS13 introduces a new way to control your iOS devices, entirely with your voice. You can direct Comprehensive navigation with just your voice to open apps, search the web, tap, swipe, pinch, zoom, press the Home button and more.
External drives supported in Files to access and manage files on a USB drive, SD card, or hard drive. iOS now supports Zip and Unzip which creates and expands Zip files. iOS now has SMB support to connect to a server at work or a home PC and Local storage for creating folders on the local drive and adding your favourite files
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