iOS 10: 105 Awesome Features You Must Check Out

Having used iOS 10 on my iPhone for over a week, I can say with confidence that the latest iOS ecosystem is fantastic. Lashed with several defining features such as Safari Split-View, Redesigned Notification and Control Center, inline video and more, it has really bowled me over.
Even though we have already made a huge list of hidden iOS 10 features, we were compelled to make yet another massive list of exclusive add-ons that have arrived in the newest iOS version.

Separate Mail, Contacts & Calendars sections in Settings

Apple Pay via Safari Settings

Redesigned Contacts app

Video app playback quality on Wi-Fi and cellular

Redesigned Control Center

AirPlay Mirroring now named as AirPlay Screen

Separate media and AirPlay audio/video controls

3D Touch on quick launch shortcuts in Control Center

Widgets don’t appear in Notification Center on Home screen

New widgets

View widgets using 3D Touch

Adding new widgets

Spotlight search history

Enhanced interactive notifications

Unlimited tabs in Safari

Safari Split View

New media attachment interface

Markup images

Inline video

Inline links

Digital Touch

Digital Touch for photos and video

Send with bubble effect

Send with screen effect

Tap back

App Store for iMessage

Tap to replace emoji

Send read receipts by conversation

Keyboard Contextual Predictions

Play Inline video on Safari on iPhone

Quickly close all Safari tabs

Search bookmark folders and reading list in Safari

Drag gesture to open Safari split-view on iPad

Tap and hold on a link → Share

Swipe up on a photo to show related photos

Smoother Live Photos

Lyrics in the Music app

Siri suggests what you may have meant

Message Notifications when in full-screen Digital Touch or App

Handwriting in Messages when in landscape mode

Clear all Notifications in Notification Center

You can Search while inside any app by swiping down Notification Center

New Look Up option replaces Define

3D Touch a 3rd party app to share the app

Option to 3D Touch a folder to rename the folder

Option to 3D Touch an in-progress download to cancel or pause or resume the download

You can 3D Touch Folder with a notification to check out the app with the notification

3D Touch now works on searched apps

3D Touch for Siri suggested apps

Music plays while taking Live Photos

Calendar automatically fills event names that occurs frequently

Spotlight now searches iCloud Drive

Markup now appears in the Photos app

Home app shortcuts in Control Center

Emergency per-contact bypass for Do Not Disturb

Accessibility Magnifier

Find My Apple Watch

Optimization warnings when running 32-bit apps

New Apple TV Remote app

New Keyboard click sound

Multilingual typing

Calendar Time to Leave/Location suggestion

Calendar Found Events

Conversation view in Mail

Mail filters

Side-by-side Mail compose iPad

Mailbox column

Suggested move folder for Mail

Most recent message at top

Unsubscribe from mailing lists

Clock app Dark theme

Bedtime Wake Alarm

Redesigned chronograph stopwatch interface

3D Touch Timer in Control Center

New Home app

Health app changes and videos

Activity App Share Activity

App Store Categories tab returns

Music app features Split View on iPad

Automatically Download Music

Manage downloaded music

Optimize storage for music

Music app interface changed

Search photos by people and things

Photos app Memories tab

Photos app search enhancements

Edit Live Photos

Live Filters for Live Photos

Markup photos

Improved Auto Enhance in Photos

Brilliance adjustment slider in Photos

New News app icon and UI

Sort Favorites in News app

Maps app redesigned interface

Swift Playgrounds app

New iOS 10 wallpaper

New folder look and animation

Bolder typeface

Raise to Wake (Settings → Display & Brightness)

Remove stock apps

App Store ads

New smaller “back-to-app” button in status bar

Siri’s more prominent place in Settings

iCloud Drive Desktop folder

Shared Notes collaboration

Faster FaceTime connectivity

Watch app Face Gallery

iOS 10 is currently available as developer beta. The public beta is set to arrive in July. Those who have developer account can easily install it. Even the ones without developer account can successfully install it on their iPhone or iPad.
Apple has termed iOS 10 as the biggest ever update. Barring a few bugs such as iTunes error 14, app crashing, the newest iOS version doesn’t seem to have any major bug.


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