Apple iOS 16 & iPadOS 16 update rollout, bugs, issues & new features tracker (cont. updated)

Tracker Guide
(Among the following, click on the section of interest to go to it)
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Aug. 11 iPhone 7 Plus Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 8 Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 8 Plus Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone X Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone XR Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone XS Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone XS Max Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 11 Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 11 Pro Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 11 Pro Max Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 12 Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 12 Pro Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 12 Pro Max Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 13 Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 13 Pro Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 13 Pro Max Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 11 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 12 mini Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone 13 mini Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPhone SE (3rd gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPad Air (4th gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPad Air (5th gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 9 iPad (7th gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPad (8th gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPad (9th gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPad mini (5th gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPad mini (6th gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPad Pro (1st gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPad Pro (2nd gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPad Pro (3rd gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPad Pro (4th gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Aug. 11 iPad Pro (5th gen) Public beta 3/Developer beta 5/Public beta 2/Developer beta 4/Public beta 1/Developer beta 3/Developer beta 2/Developer beta 1 Check Update 8 for details
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Affected Channel
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Affected Device/s Bug/Issue description Current Status Workarounds
June 7 iOS 16 developer beta 1 All Battery draining issue & slow charging Unacknowledged (1, 2, 3)
June 7 iOS 16 developer beta 1 All Slow performance & laggy animations Unacknowledged
June 7 iOS 16 developer beta 1 All Overheating issues Unacknowledged Available
June 13 iOS 16 developer beta 1 All Obtrusive ‘Low battery warning’ pop-up or prompt Unacknowledged
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Affected Device/s Bug/Issue description Current Status Workarounds
July 8 iOS 16 developer beta 3 All Eero routers showing as not connected Unacknowledged
July 21 iOS 16 public beta All Apple Music app crashing when playing music Unacknowledged (1, 2, 3)
July 25 iOS 16 developer beta 3 All Siri & Dictation not working Unacknowledged (1, 2)
July 27 iOS 16 developer beta 3 All Screen rotation bug (display gets stuck in portrait or landscape) Unacknowledged (1, 2)
August 03 iOS 16 public beta 2 All Volume slider automatically moving up & down when adjusting volume Unacknowledged
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Affected Device/s Bug/Issue description Current Status Workarounds
August 03 iOS 16 All Lockscreen media player missing volume slider Unacknowledged
August 05 iOS 16 public beta 2 All Wi-Fi connectivity issues Unacknowledged
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Description of new feature Status Supported devices
June 3 Interactive/Big Widgets Rumoured
June 3 Updated notification system Rumoured
June 3 iCloud private relay support for more apps Rumoured
June 3 Refreshed Apple apps Rumoured
June 3 Mac-like multitasking on iPads Rumoured
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Description of new feature Status Supported devices
June 7 New and redesigned Lock Screen Confirmed All devices
June 7 Focus filters, Lock Screen linking, Home Screen page suggestions, & more Focus features Confirmed All devices
June 7 iCloud Shared Photo Library Confirmed All devices
June 7 iMessage: Edit messages, undo send, mark as unread, & more Confirmed All devices
June 7 Mail: Smart search corrections, undo send, follow-up, rich link & more in Main Confirmed All devices
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June 7 Safari: Shared Tag Groups, Web push notification, Extensions syncing, & more in Safari Confirmed All devices
June 7 Passkey additions Confirmed All devices
June 7 Live Text in videos, new languages, and quick actions Confirmed All devices
June 7 Siri: Call hang up, shortcuts setup, automatically send messages & more Confirmed All devices
June 7 Dictation: Emoji support, automatic punctuation, dictation popover & more Confirmed All devices
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June 7 Maps: Multi-stop routing, transit cards & transit fares Confirmed All devices
June 7 Apple Pay & Wallet: Pay later, key sharing & more Confirmed All devices
June 7 Home: New design, widgets on lock screen, updated architecture & more Confirmed All devices
June 7 New additions in Health & Fitness apps Confirmed All devices
June 7 Family sharing: Improved child account setup, screen time in Messages, Family checklist & more Confirmed All devices
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Description of new feature Status Supported devices
June 7 New Accessibility features Confirmed All devices
June 7 App Clips and Book additions Confirmed All devices
June 7 Camera: Improved quality in Cinematic mode & Foreground blur in portrait photos Confirmed iPhone 13
June 7 Facetime: Handoff, live captions, collaborations & more Confirmed All devices
June 7 Freeform: Flexible canvas, rich communication, multimedia support & more Coming soon All devices
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Description of new feature Status Supported devices
June 7 SharePlay support in Game Center, check your friends’ play activity, contacts integration & more Confirmed All devices
June 7 Keyboard: New layout, Cantonese input, keyboard haptics, & more Confirmed All devices
June 7 Memoji: More stickers poses, hairstyles, noses, headwear, neutral lip colors & more Confirmed All devices
June 7 New features in Music, News, & Notes apps Confirmed All devices
June 7 Photos: Duplicate detection, copy & paste edits, undo & redo edits, new memory types, new sorting option & more Confirmed All devices
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June 7 Spotlight: Support for image search in more apps, quick actions, Siri suggestions & more Confirmed All devices
June 7 TV app: Get live sports updates on lock screen, HDR10+ support, Confirmed All devices
June 7 New features in Stocks, Tips, & Translate apps Confirmed All devices
June 7 Door detection feature in Acessibility Confirmed iPhone 12 Pro & 13 Pro models
June 8 Always on display (AOD) Rumored iPhone 14 Pro/Max
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June 16 12 new subcategories added to SMS filtering API Confirmed Devices with LiDAR scanner
June 16 Added new RoomPlan API to quickly create 3D floor plans using LiDAR Confirmed Devices with LiDAR scanner
June 17 Apple Mail users can buy their own domain names on iOS 16 Confirmed All
June 22 Bypass CAPTCHAs in supported apps and websites Confirmed All
June 23 iPads won’t be supported as Home Hub Confirmed All
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Description of new feature Status Supported devices
July 1 Medications feature in Apple Health Confirmed All
July 7 Lockdown Mode for spyware protection Confirmed All
July 8 Virtual cards support in Safari for online shopping Rumored All
July 18 Added AVIF image support in Safari Confirmed All
August 2 Apple Pay support on third party browsers Rumored All
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Description of new feature Status Supported devices
August 9 Battery percentage in Status Bar for models with notch Confirmed All
August 9 Audio visualizer in Lock Screen Media Player Confirmed All
    Note: The time of the update is mentioned in IST and is in 24-hour format. Also note, the text updates will show up in descending order with the latest coming at top.

Update 8 [Aug. 11; 11:11]: Apple has released iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 public beta 3.

Update 7 [Aug. 09; 10:28]: The fifth developer beta of iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 has been released.

Update 6 [July 29; 18:33]: Apple has released iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 public beta 2.

Update 5 [July 28; 13:33]: The fourth developer beta of iOS 16 & iPadOS 16 has been released.

Update 4 [July 12; 10:03]: Apple has kicked-started iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 public beta program.

Update 3 [July 7; 09:38]: Apple has released iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 developer beta 3.

Update 2 [June 23; 09:55]: Apple has released iOS 16 & iPadOS 16 developer beta 2.

Update 1 [June 6; 16:22]: The first developer beta of iOS 16 & iPadOS 16 has been released.

Following are some instructions that’ll help you go through this tracker easily:

This tracker has separate sections for keeping tabs on the update rollouts, bugs, and issues plaguing Apple iOS 16 and iPadOS 16, and the new feature released by Apple. Following is a brief explanation for each section:

    1. The Apple iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 Update release tabular section is dedicated to tracking the update rollouts or releases in different regions, and you can find the regional details in the Apple iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 Update Rollout Text section at the end of the article.
    How to scan the Updates section based on your interest:

    • A new update (Beta or Stable) that has come upon the present day with respect to a device, can be checked in the table. All you have to do is spot your device in the table. In the device-specific row, Info last updated on conveys the date on which the section in question was updated with the latest.
    • If you wish to know the details about a specific update, like the version/build number, region, and changelog, etc, in that case, you’ll have to head to the Text Update section (which one in particular? Well, that’s mentioned in Table section for the concerned device, under the ‘Notes’).
    Note: The dummy entries with device names are based on the devices eligible for receiving this OS update, and may change based on the company’s official decisions.
    2. Next up, is the Apple iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 Bug, Issue, and related developments tabular section, which is dedicated to tracking the problems (reported, officially acknowledged, or unacknowledged) in Apple iOS 16 and iPadOS 16.
    How to scan the bug/issue section based on your interest:

    • This section dedicatedly tracks the glitches and concerns reported in Apple iOS 16 and iPadOS 16, and the related developments on the matter under the Status column. In order to make things easier for those affected, in the same table, the potential workarounds are also being listed.
    3. The last tabulated section is the Apple iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 Feature release section which lists the tweaks or new feature releases provided by Apple in iOS 16 and iPadOS 16. The Status column, in this table, conveys whether the information is official or a leak, along with the ETA, and supported devices (if available).
    Note: In the tables, all the newest additions show up in yellow color. [For example, workaround number 4 has been added on the present date, so under the Workarounds section for the issue in question, the 4th one will be highlighted in yellow]

That’s all for the instructions.

Note: Our team is trying hard to keep this tracker updated with all the latest info. However, if & when you feel something is missing, wrong, or should be added, do not hesitate to tip us in comments or through email.

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