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iOS 17: Know about the latest features and safety updates

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Apple released the latest iOS 17 update for its users this Monday. Here’s what you need to know about latest features and updates.

Along the release of iPhone 15 and iWatch Series 9, iOS 17 has been the initial grab for Apple users. The recent update comes along several features including, ‘Live Voicemail’, ‘Standby Mode’ and some safety updates.

Know more about iOS 17

Models supporting iOS 17

As per Apple, iOS 17 is available for the following iPhone and iPads.

iPhone 15 Series; iPhone 14 Series; iPhone 13 Series; iPhone 12 Series; iPhone 11 Series; iPhone XR; iPhone XS; iPhone XS Max; iPhone SE (2020, 2022).

iPad mini (Gen 5); iPad (Gen 6 – Gen 9); iPad Air (Gen 3); iPad Pro (10.5-inch and 12.9-inch)

Other App and Security updates to know about

Phone and iMessages

Contact posters to customize your appearance on your friend’s devices. Well-organized sticker packs for convenience and other search improvements.

Weather App

Now, the weather App will be easier to use and provide detailed data about forecasts. Users will get hourly updates, about Wind Force and directions and precipitation for 10 days at once.

Live Voicemail

Users can decide if to pick a call or record a real-time live voicemail.


Apple Tv can be used to project calls. use iPhone or iPads as outgoing camera and receive calls on your tv screens.

Standby Mode

Use your phone as a clock or display other widgets while you phone is charging on its side, with the Standby Mode.


NameDrop feature is introduced for ease of contact sharing. Share you contacts by just holding your phone close.

Offline Maps

iOS will support offline maps, providing location services without data or cellular along with travel time.

Check-In updates

iPhone users can now use ‘Check-In’ feature and automatically notify the receiver once you reach the destination. Set timers for Check-ins according to your needs.

Installing iOS 17

Install iOS 17 into your compatible devices by Going to –

(Settings > General > Software Update)



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