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Topic: iOS 12

Apple confirms 70 percent of iOS devices now running iOS 12

12/04/2018, 03:12 pm

The adoption rate for iOS 12 is considerably faster than that of iOS 11, Apple has confirmed, with new figures revealing the latest generation of the company's operating system for iPhones, iPads, and the iPod touch is now installed on 70 percent of all iOS-based devices.

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iOS 12 now on 75 percent of compatible devices, hit mark faster than iOS 11

11/29/2018, 07:11 am

Third-party analytics data suggests the adoption of iOS 12 on active iPhones and iPads has reached 75 percent, continuing a trend where the latest milestone release of Apple's mobile operating system continues to outpace iOS 11.

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How to use Airpods with Live Listen in iOS 12 to help your hearing

11/11/2018, 11:11 am

Ironically, Apple keeps rather quiet about this feature but whether you're hard of hearing or just in a loud place, Live Listen is remarkable. AppleInsider explains how to get it set up and use it.

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How to temporarily enable Do Not Disturb in iOS 12

11/10/2018, 05:11 pm

The Do Not Disturb feature in iOS silences all but the most important calls and notifications, especially useful when sleeping, attending a meeting, or watching a movie. Did you know though that iOS 12 offers ways to have the mode automatically turn off under certain conditions?

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How to make the iOS 12 lock screen weather widget appear

10/28/2018, 08:10 am

A small but long-running demand from iPhone owners has been access to more information on the lock screen than time, date, and notifications. Apple teased the lock-screen weather report in early photos, but it can be hard to invoke if you don't know where to look -- AppleInsider shows you how to do it.

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How to use the built-in level in the iOS 12 Camera app

10/27/2018, 09:10 am

One thing people may have missed in the iOS Camera app is a built-in level -- though it appears only under very specific circumstances.

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Apple's iOS 12 update breaks iPhone-cracking GrayKey forensic tool

10/24/2018, 04:10 pm

Shifting the balance of the encryption battle back in Apple's favor, iOS 12 has reportedly disrupted one of the most popular digital forensics tools, Grayshift's GrayKey.

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Apple ceases iOS 12 code signing following release of iOS 12.0.1

10/22/2018, 07:10 pm

Apple on Monday stopped signing code for iOS 12 after the release of iOS 12.0.1, meaning users running the latest sub-point update can no longer downgrade to the previous operating system version.

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How to turn the iOS 12 keyboard into a trackpad on any iPhone or iPad

10/20/2018, 08:10 am

One of the potentially bothersome aspects of iOS is how hard it can be to tap your cursor exactly where you want it when typing or trying to copy or paste media. It's relatively easy to get around the issue, and with iOS 12, the solution is no longer limited to 3D Touch devices or multi-finger gestures.

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How to switch on iOS 12's Safari favicons for easier tab navigation

10/13/2018, 09:10 am

Something we almost take for granted on desktop Web browsers is favicons -- tiny icons that identify a tab at a glance, which can be particularly handy when you have a dozen open at a time.

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VoiceOver bug lets hackers view iPhone photos, send them to another device

10/12/2018, 10:10 pm

Amateur iOS hacker Jose Rodriguez on Friday unearthed another obscure, yet effective, lock screen bypass that leans on an unpatched bug in VoiceOver to gain unauthorized access to photos on a target device.

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Apple says half of all iOS devices are now running iOS 12

10/11/2018, 03:10 pm

Apple has confirmed iOS 12 is on over half of all devices produced by the company, with the latest official figures indicating 53 percent of compatible iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch models running the latest iteration of the mobile operating system.

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Apple ceases iOS 11.4.1 signing following release of iOS 12

10/08/2018, 08:10 pm

Apple on Monday stopped signing code for iOS 11.4.1, the last version of iOS to be issued prior to the release of iOS 12 in September.

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iOS 12.0.1 update available, fixes Wi-fi connectivity on iPhone XS, Lightning charging issues

10/08/2018, 12:10 pm

Apple has issued a sub-point release for iOS 12.0.1, knocking out a few bugs involving charging, Wi-Fi connectivity, and sporadic Bluetooth connections.

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What iOS 12 'critical alerts' are, and how to turn them on

10/07/2018, 09:10 am

Many of iOS 12's notification features are intended to remove distractions, but "critical alerts" are meant to do the opposite. Apple hasn't said much about them -- so what are they, and how do they work?

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iCloud server spy chip claims, iPhone XS selfies, more on the AppleInsider Podcast

10/05/2018, 08:10 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Neil and Victor discuss Bloomberg's claims of a spy chip implanted in Apple and Amazon's servers, the vociferous rebuttal, .reports of problems installing Mojave, iOS 12 charging difficulties, and more!

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iOS 12 adoption outpacing iOS 11 roughly two weeks after launch

10/04/2018, 04:10 pm

Unofficial analytics data indicates that iPhone and iPad owners are installing iOS 12 faster than they did iOS 11, though usage is still neck-and-neck about two weeks after iOS 12's launch.

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How to leave the iOS 12 beta program now that it has been released

10/03/2018, 02:10 pm

You only signed up for the iOS 12 beta because you couldn't wait to see the new features. It's a little tricker to get off the iOS beta than it is the macOS one, but AppleInsider shows you how to return to the regular updates.

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What's new in iOS 12.1 beta 2 -- bug fixes, emoji, and charging fix

10/02/2018, 04:10 pm

The second beta of iOS 12.1 has arrived and with it comes several improvements. Notably, it includes over 70 new emoji, a fix for the charging bug introduced in iOS 12, and performance improvements.

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Apple teases iOS 12.1 release that will add 70 new emoji to Messages

10/02/2018, 01:10 pm

More than 70 new emoji will be coming soon to iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, including new characters with red hair, gray hair and curly hair, a new emoji for bald people, more emotive smiley faces and additional emoji representing animals, sports and food.

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