Official! You can now install iOS 16 and watchOS 9

As planned, Apple has just released the official versions of the new operating systems that the compatible iPhone and Apple Watch will carry starting today. If you want to know what the main news is and if your iPhone or Apple Watch is compatible with these versions, keep reading and we will tell you everything.

iOS 16 and watchOS 9 compatibility

One of the hallmarks of Apple’s operating systems is the large list with which they are usually compatible, since the Cupertino company is surely the one that offers the most updates for each device, especially when compared to the competition. Below is the list of compatible devices.

  • iPhones compatible with iOS 16
    • iPhone SE 2nd generation
    • iPhone 8
    • iPhone 8Plus
    • iPhone X
    • iPhone XR
    • iPhone XS
    • iPhone XSMax
    • iPhone 11
    • iPhone 11Pro
    • iPhone 11 ProMax
    • iPhone 12
    • iPhone 12mini
    • iPhone 12 Pro
    • iPhone 12 ProMax
    • iPhone SE 3rd generation
    • iPhone 13
    • iPhone 13mini
    • iPhone 13 Pro
    • iPhone 13 ProMax
    • iPhone 14
    • iPhone 14Plus
    • iPhone 14 Pro
    • iPhone 14 ProMax

  • Apple Watch compatible with watchOS 9
    • Apple Watch Series 4
    • Apple Watch Series 5
    • Apple Watch SE
    • Apple Watch Series 6
    • Apple Watch Series 7
    • Apple Watch Series 8
    • Apple Watch Ultra

Highlights of iOS 16

This new operating system for iPhones has many noteworthy new features that all users who end up installing it on their devices will be able to enjoy. However, in this post we are going to tell you about the most outstanding ones, but remember that we have a post where we talk about all the news of iOS 16 in depth.

  • new lock screen. Without a doubt, this is the great attraction of iOS 16, since in this new lock screen you can customize both the font and the color of the numbers and letters that appear on it, include different widgets, and even create different lock screens for associate them with the different states of concentration that you have configured or are going to configure.

Lock screens iOS 16

  • iCloud Shared Photo Library. This is the new way in which you can share both your photos and your videos with the members that make up your Apple family. And you won’t have to use AirDrop or any other delivery method, you just have to select them and share them with your family so that the rest can see and use them.
  • News in Messages. Now in this app you can edit, delete and mark as unread the messages you want.
  • More complete concentration modes. To everything that was in iOS 15 is added the possibility of establishing more filters in some applications.
  • New Home app.
  • Fitness app for all users of an iPhone.
  • What’s New in Safari.

What’s new in watchOS 9

Unlike iOS 16, watchOS 9 hardly adds any new features for users who have an Apple Watch compatible with this version, although that does not mean that there are not interesting things that improve the user experience that such a perfect combination of hardware and software provides. . We tell you below.

  • New covers.
  • New Siri interface.
  • New features in the Training appAmong them, a new way of measuring running training stands out, with the aim of preventing injuries and improving running technique.
  • More data in the Sleep app. With watchOS 9, users who measure their sleep with the Apple Watch will be able to know much more data.