To update! iOS 16.1, iPadOS 16.1 and macOS Ventura are official

Apple has just released new versions of all its operating systems to all users, therefore, in this post we will quickly tell you the main new features of iOS 16.1, iPadOS 16.1 and macOS Ventura, as well as give you some tips that you have to take into account before to update all your devices.

Main novelties

Today, Monday, September 24, is the day chosen by the Cupertino company to officially launch new versions of its operating systems, with the peculiar situation that new versions of iPadOS 16 and macOS are released for both the iPad and the Mac. Ventura, while for iOS 16.1 it is his first major update. Below we tell you the main news of each of them.

  • iOS 16.1
    • Live activity tracking on the lock screen.
    • Battery percentage for iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 13 mini.
    • New battery indicator.
    • Compatibility with Matter, the new home automation standard.
    • More customization options for wallpapers.
    • Great improvement in the autonomy of the devices.

  • iPad OS 16.1
    • Lots of great news in Messages.
    • News in Mail.
    • iCloud Shared Photo Library.
    • Shared tab groups in Safari.
    • New Visual Organizer, also known as Stage Manager.
    • Full compatibility with external monitors.
    • Access keys in Safari.

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  • macOS Ventura
    • New Visual Organizer, also known as Stage Manager.
    • More Continuity features.
    • Shared tab groups.
    • News in Mail.
    • News in Messages.
    • What’s new in Spotlight.
    • iCloud Shared Photo Library.
    • Access keys in Safari.

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These are the main novelties that these new operating systems bring, however, if you want to know all of them in depth and explained in detail, on our website you already have up to three different posts dedicated to each of these versions of iOS, iPadOS and macOS, so that you can be informed of everything new that you will be able to use and enjoy on the iPhone, iPad and Mac.

Tips before upgrading

Once you know all the news that these new versions bring, from the writing team of La Manzana Mordida we want to tell you how you have to act when carrying out these updates. These tips, obviously, are not mandatory that you take them to the letter, however, it is important that you take them into account so that when you want to install these versions on your devices, this process is carried out in the best possible way.

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The first thing you have to do, and it is extremely important, because if something out of the ordinary happens you will have a way to recover everything, it is make a backup before updating. This is one of the most repeated measures in terms of security, but it is very important to take it into account. In order to update, especially to iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura, our advice is to do it from scratch, both on iPads and Macs with Intel, as this will prevent you from dragging junk files from one to another, and making the computer work like a charm with this new operating system. In addition, you also have to have have a good internet connection and enough time for the update can be carried out correctly and without haste. Obviously, the higher the internet connection speed you have, the sooner the download will be done and the sooner you will be able to update your equipment.