More visible features include Siri Shortcuts for creating custom automated actions you control with your voice, easier to manage Notifications, Screen Time management, new Animoji characters, Memoji custom Animoji characters you make, auto-fill support for third-party password managers, and more. Josh Centers devoted his summer to Take Control of iOS 12, so you can read that for the full rundown on what's new and necessary.
You can either create a local backup using iTunes, or backup to iCloud by going to Settings iCloud Backup, and then turning on iCloud Backup. If any widespread issues affect the iOS community, we'll be sure to pass on the details.
The company's even doubling down on Digital Health with this year's iOS release - there's a new Screen Time feature that will help you track and limit your phone's usage, even for your family members.
Earlier today, Apple officially released iOS 12 into the wild.
So, the oldest Apple devices that can support iOS 12 will be the iPhone 5s and iPad Air.
Apple has rolled out iPhone X-like gestures on iPad
There will likely be several updates to iOS 12 coming down the pike over the weeks following its release, so you might want to wait for the dust to settle and for any last-minute bugs to be squashed before making the leap, especially if you rely on your device.
If iOS 12 is available on your device you should then see an option to upgrade.
Not every Apple product will be available to install and run iOS 12.
The new features aren't game-changing, but they're still extremely welcome, particularly the capability to make and receive phone calls directly (see "HomePod First Impressions: Let the (Apple) Music Play", 12 February 2018, and "Beyond Music: Comparing the HomePod to Amazon Echo and Google Home", 15 March 2018). According to Apple, you'll be able to find the Shortcuts app as a download on its App Store. Apple's retooled version of this app is Siri Shortcuts.
In iPads, the list includes iPad Mini 2, 3 and 4, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad 6th and 5th generation which are all compatible with the latest iOS version. Along with some exercise features, such as the ability for it to detect when you start and stop working out, there's also (finally) a Podcasts app. I have been using the iOS 12 beta ever since it came out, and the performance has been so much better than iOS 11, it's actually unbelievable. We'll explain how you can go about the update process. It's a 340 MB update on my Apple Watch Series 2.
Two Koreas open joint liaison office in North - pool report
Security Council will meet on Monday over the implementation of sanctions on North Korea at the request of Washington. North Korea is said to have maintained its position that it can not acknowledge the NLL as the border.