iOS 16.1.1/14/13.5.1/12/iOS 12.5 Developer Preview & Features, Release Dates That we Must Know

Last Updated on Dec 4, 2020

Today Apple announced iOS 12 Developer Previews on the Stage in WWDC 2018 keynote. CEO Tim cook came with the slogan of iOS 12 More Power to you. He said iOS 12 would make users experience even faster, more responsive, and delightful. Before that Apple doesn’t share new iOS 12 design, Changes and improvements. You can install iOS 12 betas on your all supported devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch). The pattern for install iOS 12 Developer beta device same like iOS 11 beta.

Apple will also focus on core apps like Mail app, Photo Editing, Photo Sharing, Revamped CarPlay. Apple will give significant updates in iOS 12 Features.

Hidden iOS 12 Features list

last updated: December-06-2018

iOS 12 Compatible Device

  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus
  • iPhone 5S
  • iPad iPad Air, Air 2 and 5th-gen iPad
  • iPad Mini 2, 3, and 4
  • All iPad Pros
  • iPod Touch 6th Gen

Here we put a list of the iOS 12 features list that we have seen on the stage in Jose!


Group FaceTime Call with up to 32 people at once


Four New Animoji for iPhone X users

Camera Effects 

Screen Time in iOS 12: Now you can set control for each App – be more aware of how you and your kids use your devices.

iOS 12 Grouped Notifications

Photo Sharing and Photo Searching

Siri Shortcuts

What are Changes in iOS 12

iBook now renamed as The new Apple Books

Thre redesigned Stock Apps

Voice Memos Comes to iPad

In Safari Automatic strong Password

Third-Party navigation Apps in Carplay

Contactless Student ID Cards

Security Code AutoFill

The best journalism all in one Place in News App

The redesigned Stocks App

Users Expected iOS 12 Features Worldwide

1. Dark mode
2. Smarter Siri
3. Home screen redesign
4. More efficient low power mode
5. NFC chip unlocked
6. Updates to 3D Touch
7. Home screen iPad-like dock
8. New stock wallpapers
9. New live wallpapers
10. Camera settings within the camera app
11. Redesigned Photos app.
12. Updates to the calendar app
13. Swift Playgrounds for iPhone
14. Picture in picture
15. Multitasking (may not ever happen lol)
16. Volume HUD

New iOS 12 Features, Release Dates That we Must Know

Multitasking screen for a close app not convenient to iOS 11 users on iPhone X Because we need to take double action to force close any running or opened apps.

Don’t Miss out: iOS 12 Concept

According to the WWDC 2018 page on Apple Site- Developers says 3D User interface will come in iOS 12 – it means all settings and Apps buttons will be looking 3D view concept and much more.

New markets improvements boost your Augmented reality experience at the top in iOS 12.

Recent iOS is not stable in apps functionality, So we need the update or upgrade old iOS with new iOS 12.

Apple will add more new Animojis in iMessage, which support iPhone X and 2018’s iPhone 9.

Recent bug fixes running on old iOS 11 is Bluetooth, WiFi or Cellular shortcut not working on Control center?

File App: New file app has limited functionality that unable to access third-party app document and more. Apple is planning on to way to use of File app.

iOS 12 Features Leak: iOS 12 will show you that how much time you’re spending on your iPhone, The Verge said.

Camera Control Settings in iOS 12: High-Efficiency Video recording on 4K at 60fps. New Camera and Software Update record 5K that supports 5K Apple TV and iMac.

Screen Recording: Record your iDevice’s screen on your hand that doesn’t need to edit with third-party software after recording. That means we can add new sound, Effects, icons, and Emojis.

Advance Music is controlling system: HomePod is the new breath of iOS 12, New Update will be compressed with tens of new sound control, AirPods Features (Set & Play Two or more Homepod parentally).

iOS 12 Feature will let you unlock Hotel Rooms Using NFC System

After iOS 12 update iPhone, the User will able to use its handset to act as hotel room door key and as Virtual transits Card. This way is already on Android, but it didn’t make it seem so that this feature will be a magical feature. Stay tuned with us to learn how to enable your iPhone to make secure Hotel Room Keys. Source: TechSpot

Sneak peek on expected iOS 12 Features & Changes

Guest Mode: The Guest mode is very useful because it is a way to ensure your privacy. This year in iOS 12 Guest mode expected for iOS 12 compatible devices. To use Guest mode or Using it, multiuser can log in easily without sing-out Apple ID for Apps Store and iTunes Store without accessing all your Data like it’s possible on Android Smartphone.

Dark Mode: Full Dark mode theme means system-wide dark mode will be getting iOS 12 users Rumors said. Get More on Dark Mode iOS 12.

FaceTime Group Calls: Multiple users allow to join a single Video call and will support up to five FaceTime users.

Change Applications icon Shape

Hope in near future iPhone users has the facility to change the existing shape of the App icons like the circle, square, etc.

Rename App iCon,

Disable App Labels,

Colorful Notifications Center,

Brand New Wallpapers,

Display Control Center,

Lock Apps,

New Animoji, and many more.

What user Expected in iOS 12 Features and Changes

Hepatic Feedback for the Keyboard

iOS 12 Dark mode: The Worst part is a dark theme.

Users would like more customize Swiping up Menu, so they Allow third-party apps in Control Center

Remove Volume HUD out of the way: From long-time iOS users says they don’t like Volume indicator middle on the screen – So hopefully it will be putting in the Top bar.

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Source: Imore, Techradar

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