iOS 16 Bringing Support for Web Push Notifications Next Year

With iOS 16, Apple will bring support for opt-in web notification support later in 2023, allowing users to receive notifications from websites through Safari and, presumably, other supported browsers on iOS.

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Apple mentions the feature on the iOS 16 features page, saying it will be coming to iOS in 2023. Safari on ‌iOS 16‌ is also gaining other new features, including Shared Tab Groups, new web extension APIs, and more.

‌iOS 16‌ will be available to developer beta testers later today and public beta testers in July. ‌iOS 16‌ is a significant release with major customization features and major improvements to stock apps.

Related Roundups: iOS 16, iPadOS 16

Top Rated Comments

TheYayAreaLiving ? Avatar
16 weeks ago
Nice! We can receive notifications from MacRumors. Woo hoo! How am I going to be able to keep up? ?



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_Spinn_ Avatar
16 weeks ago
Glad this is opt in. Hopefully Apple provides a way to block website nag messages asking you to enable push notifications.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Dustman Avatar
16 weeks ago
Really hope there's a good amount of spam control on this planned.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GubbyMan Avatar
16 weeks ago
Yay! Now I'm going to get so many MacRumors notifications on my new iOS 16 lock screen.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MiniApple Avatar
16 weeks ago
Every little step to improve PWA's is welcome on all platforms.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Shanghaichica Avatar
16 weeks ago
Nice. I’m looking forward to this.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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