LAST UPDATED: June 22, 2020, 11:00 a.m. EDT: Apple’s annual WWDC is yet to start today but rumor for iOS 14 is already making the fans impatient. Several trusted websites and leakers made a mess by saying different things about the new iOS 14 features. so, we at Dackly will tell you what’s common in all these iOS 14 Rumors. Which of the rumors is going to get stamped real?
According to iOS 14 rumors, Apple is working enthusiastically to provide better stability in the new iPhone update. Many users complained about several bugs in the iOS 13 version. Apple wants to remove all these bugs along with providing several new features that Apple users never experienced before.
1. Launch Date of iOS 14
The launch date of Apple iOS 14 will be announced at (WWDC) worldwide developer conference, on June 22. Due to the corona pandemic, this conference will be held virtually but users can expect about the launch announcement of new iOS 14 in this event. Previously, all the iOS updates were set to given by apple in the month in September but this year’s time frame can go up to the month of October. Apple is yet to confirm this news officially.
2. Default apps Changes
According to rumors, the new iOS 14 updates of Apple will give users an option to change the default app. As of now, Apple forces users to use their own apps such as Messages, Apple Music, and Apple Maps, etc. But in this update, he will give users the accessibility to change the default app selection. After iOS 14 updates, users can choose their own liked apps to be the default. They can select Spotify instead of Apple Music, Google maps instead of Apple Maps, and so on.
3. Home screen Updates
According to 9to5Mac, Apple will drastically change the home screen in iOS 14. Apple is planning to introduce a list view for all the apps on the iPhone. Right now, only a grid view is available in iPhones to see the apps. The new list view will be almost the same as Apple Watch where you can see all the menus in a dropdown list mode.
4. Mentions @ in Messages
Apple took a note on the growing popularity of @ mentions in WhatsApp and rumored to provide it in their default messaging app. iPhone users will be able to mention anyone with just “@ + first name“. According to the reports of MacRumors, Apple will also provide the option of deleting the sent message. This feature is currently available in WhatsApp only. Apple may also provide an option to mark messages as unread, the same as we do in email.
5. New features in Safari
Safari has not been excluded from the list of iOS 14 updates. iOS 14 will allow you to translate the whole page on the screen just with a simple click. If the rumors are to be believed, iOS 14 will give more and better translation powers to the safari browser that you currently found in chrome only. Users will be able to switch to any language right on the surfing page with just one click option.
6. More accessibility Updates
According to recent iOS 14 leaks, Apple will enhance their accessibility feature that would allow users to translate sounds like a crying baby sound or an alarm ringing into haptic feedback for people with hearing loss.
7. New workout app
iOS 14 is set to believe a new workout app included on the home screen. This workout app will track every fitness activity that a user sets. This new workout app may include running, cycling, strength training, dance, yoga, and a number of other activities as default. There is also a rumor that the initial use of this app will be free but in order to access the premium features, Apple might be charging some penny. Again, these are just rumors and should not be taken as confirmed.
8. Augmented reality app
A new augmented reality app for iOS 14 will be also included in iOS 14 updates. This new Augmented reality app would let you get more information about a product they’re seeing at the store without having to search for it online.
9. Works as car key
Soon, your personal iPhone may be used to unlock your car. It may work as a key to unlock the door of your BMW. Yes, Only BMW got the stalker’s attention of working with Apple to give this accessibility to iPhone users. But hopefully, later in time, other models of cars will be also added to this list.
10. Compatibility Enhancement
Apple is trying to make iOS 14 better compatible to work with all the iPhone (New+Old) devices. Apple will try to eliminate Several bugs and lags that the iPhone devices currently have. This is a day making news people who are using older versions of iPhones and tired of facing bugs. They may soon see improvement in their iPhones.
Apple always tries to provide something better and new in every update. This year iOS 14 is also believed to do the same. But all the above-listed features are just rumors and leaks made by trusted leakers and reviewers. The official announcement by Apple may have some changes in features.