Apple is set to have its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June. During the event, the company is also expected to announce iOS 13, which is reported to be stuffed full with new features.
Sources close to Bloomberg have shared a list of features that Apple is planning to announce during the event. That said, they were quick to add that the company’s plans are fluid, and could change between now and when the event commences.
Here’s a list of what’s coming to iOS 13 so far:
- Dark Mode
- Swipe typing support for the default keyboard
- Health app to get “hearing health” and menstrual cycle tracking
- Reminders app to get a refresh
- Screen Time to get parental controls
- Apple Books to get an updated progress tracker and a new rewards system
- iMessage to feature profile pictures and display names
- Maps to get shortcuts for frequently navigated to locations, the ability to assign a photo to them, and the ability to create groups of frequent locations
- Find my Friends and Find my iPhone will be combined
- Apple Clock’s Bedtime feature gets the ability to activate Sleep Mode, a system-wide, Do Not Disturb mode that also darkens the Lock Screen
- Safari to get a downloads manager
- iPads will get an updated multi-tasking UI, and the ability to turn into a second Mac screen without a third party app
Apple is also expected to announce the watchOS 6 during WWDC 2019. Some of the new features that are expected to come with the update include the ability to access the App Store straight from Apple Watches, new watch faces, and the ability for watch faces to show more information beyond time.