Apple has already announced several upcoming iOS features that are expected to be included in the iPhone this year. Some features may be introduced with iOS 16.4, which will enter beta testing soon, while others will arrive later in the year.
Below, we’ve rounded up five new iOS features expected to launch in 2023, such as an Apple Pay option for later financing for purchases and an Apple Card savings account that lets you earn interest on Daily Cash. will give.
Web Push Notifications
Apple said iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 will add opt-in support for web-based push notifications sometime in 2023. The feature will allow iPhone and iPad users to receive notifications from websites through Safari, just like notifications sent from apps.
Apple Pay later
Announced at WWDC 2022 last June, Apple Pay Later is a financing feature that will let eligible customers in the US split purchases into four equal payments over six weeks, with no interest or fees payable. The feature will be built into the Wallet app and will be available for online and in-app purchases on iPhone and iPad.
Apple says the feature is coming to qualifying applicants in the US in a future software update and notes that it may not be available in all states. last year, BloombergK’s Mark Gorman said the feature could launch with iOS 16.4.
iMessage Contact Key Verification
In December 2022, Apple previewed a new iMessage Contact Key Verification security feature and said it would launch globally in 2023.
iMessage Contact Key Verification allows users who face “extraordinary digital threats,” such as journalists, human rights activists, and government officials, to further verify that they only send messages with those people. They are what they intend to be. In conversations between users who enable iMessage Contact Key Verification, users are alerted if a state-sponsored attacker or other malicious actor ever attempts to breach cloud servers and hide the conversation. Successfully insert your device.
As an added layer of security, iMessage Contact Key Verification allows users to verify in person, on FaceTime, or through another secure call that they’re only communicating with people they want to contact. intend to
Apple Card Savings Account
In October 2022, Apple announced that Apple Card users would “soon” be able to open a new high-yield savings account from Goldman Sachs and have their Daily Cash automatically deposited into it, with no fees. Fees, no minimum deposit, and no minimum balance. Requirements The account will be managed through the Wallet app on the iPhone.
Once the account is set up, all DailyCash received from that point forward will automatically be credited to it and start earning interest, as long as a user continues to add DailyCash to their Apple Cash balance. Do not choose to keep. The Apple Card offers 2-3% daily cash back on purchases made with Apple Pay and 1% on purchases made with a physical card.
The savings account was listed in the release notes for the iOS 16.1 release candidate in October, and Goldman Sachs updated Apple Card’s customer agreement for the feature in December, but it hasn’t launched yet.
Next generation carplay
At WWDC 2022, Apple previewed the next generation of its iPhone-based software platform CarPlay, which integrates with multiple displays, widgets, and vehicle functions such as the instrument cluster, climate controls, and FM radio. Support will be provided for
Apple says the first vehicles with support for the next-generation CarPlay experience will be announced in late 2023, including Acura, Audi, Ford, Honda, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Porsche, Volvo and others included. . Apple plans to share additional details about the next generation of CarPlay later this year.