A List Of Features iOS 12 Will Bring To Your Device This Fall

Apple announced a lot of new features for iOS 12 today at WWDC. The presentation went by quite quickly. If you missed a couple of features, wanted a recap, or even wanted to see some features that Apple didn’t specifically mention during the keynote, then you’ve come to the right place!

Below you can find a list of the new features coming to iOS 12, which will be available to the public this fall.


  • Faster and more responsive
  • Smoother animations
  • Up to 40% faster app launch
  • Up to 50% faster keyboard display
  • Up to 70% faster swipe to Camera
  • Up to 2x faster Share sheet display under load


  • Group FaceTime (Up to 32 users simultaneously)
  • Answer Group FaceTime calls with video or audio
  • Join a Group FaceTime anytime
  • Focus View in Group FaceTime
  • Ringless notification for Group FaceTime
  • Messages integration
  • Animoji/Memoji integration
  • Filters
  • Text effects
  • Shapes
  • iMessage sticker packs
  • Private end-to-end encryption


  • Memoji (personal Animoji)
  • Memoji Maker
  • New Animoji
  • Tongue and wink detection for Animoji
  • 30-second Animoji recordings
  • Camera Effects
  • Filters
  • Shapes
  • Interactive iMessage Stickers
  • Photos iMessage app
  • Redesigned App Strip

Screen Time

  • Screen Time (allows you to have insight into how much you use you phone and what you use it for)
  • Activity reports
  • Screen Time features for kids.
  • App Limits
  • Set downtime settings
  • Create exceptions for downtime


  • Grouped notifications
  • Instant Tuning (change notification settings when one pops up)
  • Deliver quietly
  • Siri notification suggestions
  • Optional Critical alerts

Do Not Disturb

  • Do Not Disturb During Bedtime
  • New options to end Do Not Disturb

Augmented Reality

  • Persistent and multiuser experiences
  • 3D object recongition
  • Face tracking
  • Scene reflection
  • USDZ file format
  • AR Quick Look
  • Measure App


  • For You tab
  • Sharing suggestions
  • Intelligent search suggestions
  • Places search
  • Event search
  • Multiple keyword search
  • Improved import
  • RAW photo support
  • Redesigned Albums tab


  • Improved Portrait Lighting
  • Portrait Segmentation API
  • Improved QR code reader


  • Siri suggestions
  • Add shortcuts to Siri
  • New Shortcuts app
  • Shortcuts API
  • Support for Motorsports
  • Translation in over 40 languages
  • Celebrity facts
  • Food knowledge
  • Photos Memories search
  • Search for password

Privacy and Security

  • Enhanced tracking prevention
  • Automatic strong password
  • Password reuse auditing
  • Security code AutoFill
  • Password sharing
  • Password Manager API

App Updates

  • Redesigned Apple Books app
  • Stocks now shows stories from Apple News
  • Simplified News app
  • Redesigned Voice Memos app
  • iPad Stocks, News, and Voice Memos


  • Third-party navigation CarPlay apps
  • Contactless student ID cards
  • More battery information
  • iPad gestures (more similar to the iPhone X)
  • New dictionaries
  • English Thesaurus

That’s a lot of features! It’s a pretty solid list considering the fact that the rumours said that it would be mainly focused on stability. If previous betas of iOS are any indication, we might see even more features and changes before the public release in the fall. We’ll be sure to show you any new features that’ll we’ll find in future betas.

What feature are you most looking forward to in iOS 12? Let us know in the comments section down below! And make sure that you’re subscribed to us on our social media platforms for updates regarding everything iOS 12!

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