iOS 18 Beta Available Next Week With These 25 New Features Expected

iOS 18 is just days away, with Apple set to unveil the software update during its WWDC keynote on June 10. Many new features and changes are expected for the iPhone, with more details outlined in our rumor recap below.

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The first beta of iOS 18 should be made available to members of the Apple Developer Program immediately after the WWDC keynote, and a public beta will likely follow in July. The update should be widely released to all users in September, and it is rumored that it will be compatible with the same list of iPhone models as iOS 17.

Here are some of the key new features and changes rumored or previewed for iOS 18 so far:

For even more rumors, read our iOS 18 roundup.

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ghanwani Avatar
3 weeks ago
AI, AI, more AI, even more AI. Sadly, I think the biggest success in AI will be with scammers. They are about to get much more sophisticated and tools like voice recognition to infer identity are going to be rendered useless (this includes recording "your" responses on a recorded line). We already know how secure email addresses and phone numbers are. The desperation to release AI and "make hay while the sun shines" will result security holes galore.
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anakinfan8 Avatar
3 weeks ago
Beta Season is my favorite time of the year! Diving straight into the bugs like a Helldiver
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contacos Avatar
3 weeks ago
Half of those AI features don’t sound like they would require a „Pro“ exclusive iPhone, especially since 3rd party apps do it just fine already
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antiprotest Avatar
3 weeks ago

Wish they would get with the times and allow push on their mail app for Google.
I think that's on Google's end. I remember before Google came out with their Gmail app, the native Mail app on iPhone had push with Gmail. I refer to the period staring from iPhone 3GS or so to I don't know when. Then Google came out with their own app and some time after that push was no longer available on the native app. Google probably stopped supporting it to make people use the Gmail app, but that's just my guess.
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arthurgd3 Avatar
3 weeks ago
Biggest thing I'm curious about is how well the RCS adoption is going to be between iPhones and Android devices. The pics I take with my Pixel 8 Pro that I send to my wife's 15 Pro come out more blurry than what the actual picture is and her videos sent to me are still small and very blurry so hoping these things get fixed with RCS.
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diamornte Avatar
3 weeks ago
I just want Siri to work and understand me when I ask for something.
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