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13 features of iOS 13.0 for your iPhone Xr, Xs and Xs Max


13 features of iOS 13

Apple released iOS 13 last week, came just a few days after the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max launched. iOS 13 made your iPhone much faster, smarter and more secure.

iOS 13 brings new features to iPhone which includes a Dark mode, Gesture-based typing, photo editing tool, upgraded maps and customize Memoji avatars etc.

How to install iOS 13 on iPhone?

Apple released iOS 13 on Thursday, Sept. 19 for the iPhone. To update your iPhone to latest release make sure that your phone has a backup and is connected to wifi.

Old devices that will run on iOS 13

iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xr

iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8

iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7

iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s

iPhone SE

iPod Touch (Gen 7)

13 features of iOS 13 on iPhone Xr, Xs and Xs Max

1. New Dark mode

Dark Mode in iOS 13 is system-wide which means it changes the hues from bright white and light grey to black and dark gray on all supported apps. It's a nice feature when you're using your iPhone at night and want to avoid bright white hues shining in your face. Which will help you in saving the battery.

Turning on iOS 13 Dark Mode can be done in Control Center inside the Display slider (right next to the Night Shift and True Tone toggle), according to Apple, or you can set it automatically to turn on at night through a schedule or custom time, watch this video.


2. Gesture based typing

Although android has this feature from long time, now it is also offered by iOS 13. There's no line that follows your finger's movement and it's a little tricky to get used to at first but at last it is very good and no change in settings are required for it, you can directly use it. Have a look at short video. Watch a quick video.



3. Photo and video editing tool

Photos can be changed in 15 different ways, using shadows, highlights and contrast. You can also edit photos without destroying live photo properties. Videos editing is also possible within the Photos app.


4. Deleting app is different

Now that Apple has fully ditched 3D Touch on the iPhone 11, the way we delete and move apps around the home screen of our iPhones has changed and additionally you can directly share the app with other iOS users. Watch a quick video.


5. Find my iPhone' and 'Find my Friends' are removed

Apple combined Find My Friends and Find My iPhone in iOS 13, and the union lets you locate your friends and missing gadgets with a faster, easier-to-use interface. What's really neat is that it use a crowd-sourced encrypted Bluetooth signal to help you track down devices that aren't connected to Wi-Fi or cellular.


6. Reminders gets a a major revamp

Of all the built-in apps, Reminders has gotten the biggest iOS revamp. It's better organized, and includes shortcuts that make it easier to add reminders.

Big, color-coded buttons for Today, Scheduled, All and Flagged categories offer you a better oversight of your pressing tasks, while the keyboard when you're in this app has a top-line Quick Toolbar that acts as a shortcut to easily add times, dates, locations, flags, photos and scanned documents.


7. The camera is getting a big upgrade

The iOS 13 offers important changes to camera features, starting with enabling you to change the intensity of light in Portrait Mode, which is something we've wanted for a while. Portrait mode is also getting a new monochromatic effect called High‑Key Mono.


8. Volume indicator has a different look

Know how iOS has always had a super annoying volume indicator that took over the screen, well, on iOS 13, that's gone. The volume indicator is minimal and gets out of the way -- there's even a cool new trick for adjusting the volume. Watch a quick video.


9. All new Memoji to play with

Apple has put more of 'Me' in Memoji, allowing one trillion configurations: new hairstyles, headwear, makeup, and piercings to name a few categories.

Memoji Stickers are something entirely new – iOS 13 brings more iPhone users into the Memoji fold. You can customize a Memoji and iOS 13 will automatically create a fun-looking sticker pack that lives in a sub-menu on the keyboard, which you can use in Messages, Mail, and third‑party apps.


10. Control Wi-Fi and Bluetooth more simply

For years we've thought it would make sense for there to be some method to connect to Wi-Fi networks and Bluetooth devices from Control Center, instead of having to open the Settings app and tap several times. With iOS 13, Apple has finally made it possible to view and connect to available networks or devices without ever opening Settings. This fixes one of the iPhone's most annoying quirks. Watch video.


11. iOS 13 offers 'FaceTime attention correction'

There's now an option for FaceTime Attention Correction, Yes, its true!

FaceTime attention correction makes it so that it appears as if you're looking straight into the front-facing camera during a FaceTime video call, when you're actually looking at the adjacent screen. That distracted look could be a thing of the past soon.


12. iOS 13 makes your old iPhone faster, last longer

The most important in iOS 13 is app launch speed is up to twice as fast according to Apple, and Face ID unlocking will be 30% faster than before. Apple also found a way to make app downloads smaller, up to 60% on average; iOS 12 gave us a faster update, and iOS 13 looks to build upon that.

Battery life is also something Apple is tackling this year. Its aim is to slow the rate of battery aging by reducing the time your iPhone spends fully charged. iOS 13 is supposed to learn from your daily charging routine so it can wait to finish charging past 80% until you need to use it.


13. Mails get revamped

Mail is getting some changes when it comes to writing out properly formatted email. You'll have more control over font style, size, color, alignment, indenting and out-denting text and number and bullet lists.

You can also view or open other mail while drafting the mails which is quick and easy and also save your mail as draft.