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Apple announced iOS 18 will debut this fall as a free download for iPhone Xs and later. iOS 18


"We are just getting started, I hope you are as excited as I am the road ahead," Federighi said during Apple's keynote at WWDC.

Apple announced iOS 18 will debut this fall as a free download for iPhone Xs and later.

When iPhone users unlock their devices, they are typically met by a wallpaper and a ton of apps. With iOS 18, users will be able to further customize their home screen in various ways, including by:

The control center is also more customizable as iPhone users will be able to group their favorite controls, including ones created by third-party apps. The flashlight and camera shortcuts on the lock screen will also be changeable.

The Messages app will have a lot of new features coming thanks to iOS 18 and Apple Intelligence, Apple leaders announced Monday.

Scheduled messages, emoji tapbacks and text effects were announced as improvements to the Message app. The text effects will allow users to visually amplify their messages, while emoji tapbacks are ways to respond to text messages more expressively.

Rich Communication Services (RCS) is another new edition to Messages coming via iOS 18 and the improvement will allow for smoother text messaging between iPhone and Android users.

With the help of Apple Intelligence, users will be able to create custom "Genmoji" to match any moment. All users will have to do is provide a description and a Genmoji will appear, along with other options to choose from. Genmojis can also be added inline in messages.

Another feature available in Messages courtesy of Apple Intelligence is users' ability to create "total original images" of in sketch and animated forms. Apple used a contact's birthday as an example, and a custom sketch was created and sent via the Messages app.

Photos is receiving its "biggest redesign ever" as the app will now be "unified to a single view."

Filter options are coming to the app and users will able to search through photos by the month or year they were taken. Screenshots can also be filtered out.

A collections feature is now included and will allow users to browse through customizable . A carousel that updates daily is another feature that allows users to see their favorite photos in a new format.

The Mail app will be able to separate emails into to make users' inboxes more organized.

Incoming email is separated into:

A new mail digest feature will also make skimming important emails easier.

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