Apple's iOS 11 Is Out - Here's What You Need to Know

Gwen Vasquez
September 22, 2017

With iOS 11 you will be able to add in different widgets and buttons depending on what you use your phone for.

With Android, most smartphone owners have to wait for manufacturers and carriers to push out an update.

With this latest iOS version, you shall witnessing a new "Dock" that provides quick access to your favourite and frequently used apps and documents from any screen.

If you're interested in iOS 11 and wish to install it on your device then be sure to check out the links below. Download speeds will definitely be affected, meaning it might take users longer than expected if they choose to download iOS 11 right away.

A few users online have been reporting that, after updating to iOS 11, their background app refresh settings have been reset to default which allows every app to refresh data in the background.

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In an Apple Newsroom update highlighting new features coming to iPhone and iPad tomorrow, the Apple Pay Cash feature is described as "coming this fall" to iOS 11 and watchOS 4. The company has announced that the latest OS will start rolling out to compatible devices on starting on Tuesday. There is also the Sky Guide app, which maps the various constellations in the sky if the iOS device's camera is pointed to the heavens.

Apple has consistently warned about its intentions to get rid of 32-bit apps, and users have been presented with pop-ups telling them about the slowdown for a long time.

Check this list to determine which of your apps won't load under iOS 11. This shows how much storage you have and what's using the most space. Also new for iOS 11 is translation from English to other languages including French and Spanish.

Beta testers say Siri is significantly improved with iOS 11. There will be an "Auto-Brightness" section and inside there you will be able to turn the auto-brightness feature off. This new redesigned app store will help discovering apps and games more easier. An iPhone detects if a person is driving, then automatically silences notifications to prevent distractions.

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