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The 10 functions that must be activated in iOS 16

The 10 functions that must be activated in iOS 16

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If you have a iPhone 8 or later, then you can upgrade to iOS 16. The new version of operating system It includes some cool new features which focus mainly on the lock screen, but also a lot of settings, options and adjustments that should not be ignored.

In fact, these functions can be very useful to improve the experience of using a iPhone. Specifically, these are small adjustments that can be easily activated and that, in general, do not affect the performance or autonomy of the device. smartphone.

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Enabling the battery percentage in the status bar, changing the color and style of the clock on the lock screen or enabling full screen player are some examples, but there are some others that it will be better to enable in the smartphone star of Manzana after installing iOS 16. Next, TechMarkup brings 10 of them.

Change these iOS 16 options to improve the experience

– Activate battery percentage

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To see how much battery is left from the status bar, just go to Settings > Battery and enable the option named ‘Battery charge’.

However, please note that this feature is not yet available for some iPhone models compatible with iOS 16.

iOS 16 settings. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
iOS 16 settings. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

– Improve the spatial sound of AirPods Pro

iOS 16 has custom spatial sound, a feature that can scan your ears for much more precise sound tuning.

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To activate it, simply connect the AirPods to the iPhone, go to Setting and go into the headset settings (it appears just below your Apple ID).

Finally, click on the option called ‘Set custom spatial audio’ and then follow the steps on the screen.

– Activate haptic feedback on the keyboard

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If you want the iPhone to make a small vibration every time a key is pressed, go to Settings > Sounds and vibrations > Keyboard vibration and enable the option called ‘Vibration’.

iOS 16 settings. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
iOS 16 settings. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

– Add filters to focus mode

If you want the mail app to simply mute work emails, focus filters can be added to different apps by going to ‘Setting’ and accessing the tab ‘Focus modes’.

Next, choose one of the focus modes that you have on the iPhone and scroll down to the section called ‘Focus Filters’.

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Select the application and configure the filter. For example, you can have the Mail app notify only about a specific inbox (a work email account) when “Work” mode is turned on.

– Copy Wifi network password

If you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network, you can easily view and share that network’s password from your iPhone.

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To do this, go to Settings > Wi-Fi and click on the icon with the ‘Yo’ that appears next to the Wi-Fi network, then touch where it says ‘Password’.

The iPhone will ask the user to identify themselves with Face ID to deactivate the lock, and will also show a button to copy the password so that it can be shared.

iOS 16 settings. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
iOS 16 settings. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

Lock screen settings

– Change notification preview

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With iOS 16, you can choose how you see notifications on the lock screen. You can hide them and show just a few at the bottom, create a group of notifications, or show them in a list.

To enable any of these three options, simply go to Settings > Notifications and in “Show as” select one of them.

You can also select whether the preview is always, only if the iPhone is unlocked, or never. This is done from the section Preview.

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iOS 16 settings. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
iOS 16 settings. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

– Adjust background image in Focus mode

If you want focus mode to have a specific wallpaper, go to the lock screen and Hold down to open the customization menu.

Then find the most attractive wallpaper, click the button ‘Concentration’ that appears on the screen and choose one of the available modes.

Now when this Focus mode is enabled, the background and lock screen wallpaper will change to the previously selected one.

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– Change the color of the clock, text and other elements

With iOS 16, you can also change the style or color of the clock, text, and other elements on the lock screen.

To do this, you have to long press lock screen to open the customization menu. Then click on ‘Personalize’ and change the style of the clock and the rest of the elements, choosing different shapes and colors.

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iOS 16 settings. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
iOS 16 settings. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

– Add widget to lock screen

Users can add small widgets to their lock screen to get relevant information like the weather or their activity.

To do this, long press lock screen, select a preferred background and touch ‘Personalize’. Then, in the widget area (below the clock), select the available options.

– Enable full screen player

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You can give your iPhone lock screen a whole new look with the new Full Screen Player in iOS 16. To activate it, you simply have to play a song on a music service, like Spotify.

Then, in the player that appears on the lock screen, click on the cover thumbnail. It will be seen that it grows until it occupies a large part of the screen. Background can be checked by clicking on the song cover again.

iOS 16 settings. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
iOS 16 settings. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

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