The biggest iOS release ever is available today as a free update for iPhone and iPad. iOS 10 is a massive release for Messages, brings new ways to use Siri with your favorite apps and introduces Memories in Photos, an exciting way to help you rediscover favorite and forgotten occasions from your photo library.
Messages gets a massive update with more animated and personalized ways to message friends and family using full-screen effects, Tapback and more. iOS 10 brings the power of the App Store to Messages, creating fun new ways to communicate with friends using apps that let you send stickers, edit photos, send payments or schedule dinner or a movie, all from within Messages. Using emoji is more fun than ever, with predictions that present the perfect emoji as you type, a new tap to replace feature that lets you “emojify” any message and new emoji that appear three times larger.
With iOS 10, your favorite apps can now talk to Siri so you can search for photos, make payments, message friends, place calls, book rides and start workouts just by using your voice.
Photos helps you rediscover favorite and forgotten occasions from your photo library by automatically surfacing them in Memories and uses machine learning to group the people, places and things inside your images into albums with on-device face, object and scene recognition. This intelligence brings Memories and Related photos to life in a way that’s personal and meaningful to you.
Additional features in iOS 10:
- A new Home app lets you simply and securely set up, manage and control your home all in one place. Accessories can be managed individually or grouped into scenes so they work together with a single command and can be controlled by using Siri.
- Maps is even simpler and more intuitive to use and now your favorite ride booking apps and reservation services are available from within the app.
- Apple Music brings greater clarity and simplicity to every aspect of the experience with an easier way to navigate your library and discover new music and lyrics to your favorite songs.
- The new News app simply surfaces the stories you want to read and adds support for breaking news notifications and paid subscriptions.