iOS 16.0 build 20A5303i

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iOS 16.0 build 20A5303i is the official Beta 2 release of iOS 16, which was released to Apple developers on 22 June 2022.[1]

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

  • Added support for backing up devices over LTE and 5G connections.
  • Expanded on the Report Junk feature in the Messages app to cover SMS/MMS messages. It currently only functions if the user lives in the United States or Japan and only on certain carriers.
  • iPad devices are no longer supported as a Home Hub.
  • Added two new DuoTone and Color Wash options on the Lock Screen customization settings.
  • Added notifications to let users know they can pinch in and out to change the crop of the wallpaper being set.
  • The Astronomy dynamic wallpaper now shows a green dot to indicate the user's location.
  • The Earth dynamic wallpaper is now available on older devices including the iPhone XS and iPhone XR.
  • New Customize options were added to the Wallpapers section underneath the Lock Screen and Home Screen to make it clear they can be adjusted. A new "Set as Wallpaper Pair" option was also added.
  • Layout changes in Apple Cash's Send or Request interface, it is now a single button instead of two seperate buttons.
  • In Apple Card, the Weekly Activity section now lets users know Apple Cash they've earned for the week.
  • A new Save to Quick Note option was added on the menu seen while taking a screenshot.
  • Lock Screen layouts can now be deleted by swiping upwards.
  • Event extraction from SMS was added for Indian users. They are shown as Siri suggestions and are also presented to users in the Messages thread and in the Calendar inbox.
  • A new Stage Manager option was added for compatible iPads. It displays options for hiding recent apps and hiding the dock while using Stage Manager.
  • The Translate app now supports five new languages, such as Turkish, Thai, Polish, Indonesian and Dutch.

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