Apple Teases iOS 15 Features Ahead of Sept 14 Apple Event

Ahead of next week's Apple event, Apple has begun teasing iPhone users about upcoming iOS 15 features using a notification from the Tips app.

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"See what's coming in ‌iOS 15‌," reads the notification. "Learn about new features that will help you stay connected and find focus."

Tapping the notification takes users on a brief tour of upcoming features, including Voice Isolation, the new Shared With You section in apps, Safari Tab Groups, Live Text in Photos, systemwide translation, Focus mode, notification summaries, and augmented reality walking directions in Maps.

After viewing, the ‌iOS 15‌ preview is showcased in the Collections section of the Tips app, above a similar preview Apple pushed out prior to the release of iOS 14.

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Apple is expected to launch ‌iOS 15‌ to the public this month, and new iPhone 13 units will likely ship with a pre-installed version of the operating system.

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Historically, Apple has released new iOS versions about a week after its September event, but iOS 14 was released one day after Apple's September 15 "Time Flies" event in 2020.

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This year's "California Streaming" fall event is on September 14, which means if iOS 14 is any indicator of the company's new release schedule, ‌iOS 15‌ could come out as early as Wednesday, September 15. For all the details on what to expect in ‌iOS 15‌, check out our dedicated roundup.

Related Roundups: iOS 15, iPadOS 15
Related Forum: iOS 15

Top Rated Comments

LFC2020 Avatar
11 months ago
What’s there to tease? It’s basically iOS 14 all over again. ??
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
erinsarah Avatar
11 months ago

Are people that distracted that they need a focus mode and a summary of the crud in their feed once they're done being "focused"?
It’s a scientific fact that eleven Macrumors readers out of ten got to this article because they were distracted by a notification about it while they were trying to get work done, and now that they’ve read through the story they forgot what they were doing before they clicked. The other three users were in the bathroom.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
davidjschloss Avatar
11 months ago
Apple: here’s a pop up notification to tell you about the new features in iOS 15, like how you can set Focus so you’re not interrupted by pop up notifications you didn’t ask for.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
silver25u Avatar
11 months ago
First new version of iOS ever that I have no intention updating to due to the CSAM surveillance feature and lack of significant other features.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mr_jomo Avatar
11 months ago

What’s there to tease? It’s basically iOS 14 all over again. ??
yeah, and additional "benefits" to Apple's users in the US initially exclusively (currently planned for "a later date" though ....) ?
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
PBG4 Dude Avatar
11 months ago

The most underrated feature of iOS 15 is Live Text. It’s great.
Seemed like a fantastic feature until the CSAM announcement. Now it just seems like another spy vector.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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