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    iOS 15, iPadOS 15 Released in India: Everything You Need to Know

    By Susshmita Choubey | 
    Updated: 21st Sep 2021 8:40 IST
    iOS 15

    Highlights of the Story

    • iOS 15 is releasing for all compatible iPhone models.
    • iPadOS 15 is coming to a list of iPad and iPad mini versions.
    • watchOS 8 is also going to be released for Apple Watch users.

    Apple’s iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8 are now available for users to download. It started rolling out to iPhone and iPad users starting on September 20, 2021, at 10:30 PM in India. Moreover, the watch will also receive the update at the same time. The latest versions of Apple’s operating systems for iPhones, iPads, and watches brings a range of new features. Let’s take a look at all the compatible devices, along with the top new features coming to Apple’s devices.

    Also Read: Apple iOS 15, iPadOS 15 Release Date Set for September 20, 2021

    iOS 15 compatible iPhone models

    iPhone 12 series, iPhone SE 2020, iPhone 11 series, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone X, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 7S, iPhone SE, iPod Touch (7th Gen).

    iOS 15

    Note: iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max will ship with iOS 15 out of the box.

    Also Read: New iPad, iPad mini Launched with Better Upgrades: Price, Specifications

    The update is around 3GB in size. Users can go to Settings>General>Software Update and check for the update. Make sure the iPhone or iPad is charged more than 50 per cent before you start installing and download.

    iPadOS 15 Features: What’s New?

    Apple iOS 15 brings new features to FaceTime, including the support for spatial audio, and SharePlay, Portrait mode. It also brings a new Grid mode and voice isolation mode as well. Most importantly, users will be able to share links to their FaceTime calls. Those on a non-Apple device will be able to access these. So yes, FaceTime calls will work on Android and Windows-based devices via a browser.

    Apple is also bringing a number of features to its Messages app via iOS 15. In India, it will be bringing capabilities to turn “notifications on or off for unknown senders, transactions, and promotions”. This will let users have more control over notifications on different types of messages. Memoji is also getting more customisations including glasses, stickers, and new accessibility options.

    Also Read: Apple Announces iOS 15 During WWDC Event 2021: Major Highlights

    Additionally, Apple will provide a Focus feature on iOS 15 to let you concrete on the work you’re doing or choose to step away. It will offer a list of options such as Driving, Fitness, Gaming, and Mindfulness that you can choose to get a reduced distraction.

    The new iOS version will additionally bring redesigned notifications, along with summary support. There will also be updates to pre-installed Apple Maps, Safari, and Siri. Photos on iOS 15 will also get live text support and live text translation features.

    List of iPadOS 15-compatible iPad models: 

    • iPad Pro (2017 and later)
    • (2017 and later) iPad
    • iPad Air (2nd gen and later)
    • iPad mini (4th gen and later)

    Also Read: iPhone 13 Series Launched with A15 Bionic Chip: Price, Specs

    Note: Some of the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 features might not be available initially. The SharePlay will be one of the features missing out in the initial rollout, but it will be released later this fall.


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