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iOS 16 beta 2: the list of new features

Apple released Beta 2 of iOS 16 today for developers and there are a few new things on the agenda. This is the opportunity to discover them. As a reminder, Apple first announced iOS 16 earlier this month during the WWDC keynote.

What’s New in iOS 16 Beta 2

— It is now possible to make an iCloud backup in 4G. Until now, it was only possible to do this over 5G or Wi-Fi.

— The lock screen customization process is evolving. It’s now possible to delete lock screens you no longer want by swiping up and tapping the trash can icon.

— Changes have been made to the wallpaper picker in the Settings app to clearly indicate which wallpaper you are changing.

— When you set a new photo as your wallpaper, iOS 16 shows you that you can pinch in or out to adjust the framing.

— There are two new filter options for setting photos as wallpaper: duotone and wash.

iOS 16 Beta 2 Lock Screen Filters

— The Astronomy Live Wallpaper has been updated to add a bright green dot on the map indicating your current location.

— Improvements have been made to SMS filtering for messages.

— Live Earth wallpaper is now available on older devices including iPhone XS and iPhone XR.

— iOS 16’s native video player now supports long pressing and skimming through a video.

— Apple Cash features a modified interface showing balance and options for send and request buttons.

— The Apple Card interface in the Cards app now shows a summary of your daily, weekly, and monthly rewards.

— The Translation app now supports Turkish, Thai, Polish, Indonesian and Dutch.

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