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10 Newfangled Features of iOS 8 You May Have Missed

10 Newfangled Features of iOS 8 You May Have Missed


At the time when Tim Cook said iOS 8 is a colossal release, he was not joking if you can flash on. The most recent version of Apple’s mobile operating system, which is available now, brings with it a plethora of enhancements in various elements such as notifications, widgets, the Touch ID sensor and ways to incorporate smart home gadgets, information about health and a lot more.

Let’s Leaf Through the Ten Most Amazing New Features Of iOS 8:


  • Easy to Access Notifications: iOS allows you do a lot more with easy double-tap. Now it not only shows the apps that are open but also shows thumbnail images of the people with whom you communicate recurrently. From the thumbnail itself message, call or email the individual. Responding to notification is easier. Moreover, just swipe to decline or ignore a message or a meeting invitation. The third-party developers will be able to make widgets that will get displayed in the notification drawer.
  • More of New SIRI Features: Siri is continuously getting upgraded, becoming quicker and more reliable compared to iOS 7 and iOS 7.1. Now iOS 8 incorporated music identification, “Hey Siri!” voice activation 7 real-time comment of the words makes Siri think you are speaking.
  • Mail Navigation with a Smooth Swipe: The Mail app gets new signs to help you mark trash, flag or read. The Data detector get displayed right at the top of an email so now you use many more swipe options. Swipe to the right to Mark as Read. Swipe to the left to Archive, Flag or tap more for another list of available options. Furthermore, new Mail feature lets you swipe a draft to the bottom of the screen, allowing you to perform multiple tasks simultaneously in the app instead of having to delete the draft entirely.
  • Search Using Spotlight: With the help of iOS 8 Spotlight tool you can now search the web, iTunes, the App Store. Moreover, you can also look for movie show timings, close by locations and a lot more.
  • Advanced Photos and Camera: iOS 8 allows third-party camera apps to provide a complete variety of new manual capabilities such as bracketed capture, Manual focus, Manual white balance, manual exposure as well as exposure compensation.
  • Intelligent Master Control of Home with HomeKit: Apple has made iOS 8 to stay connected to your home with its HomeKit creativity. This Home automation control is an initiative planned for its Internet of Things (IoT) which is an app to manage everything via your mobile device.
  • Spread Media everywhere with family sharing: To make sharing content from your iOS device with other family members, Apple has announced about the family sharing. So now set up a personal account for family only for showing photos and other content to everyone, plus this feature will also help in integrating Find My Device and Find My Friends.
  • New Health App: The novel health app of iOS 8 presents you an easy-to-read dashboard showing your health and fitness data. The state-of-the-art HealthKit app developed enables all the robust health and fitness apps to work in a sync with your health data giving you a great experience.
  • iCloud Drive: Get the total liberty of working on any of your document with any of your device. This is because with iCloud Drive, safely store all your PDFs, spreadsheets, presentations, images and other types of document on the cloud and access them from your PC, iPhone, Mac, iPad or iPod touch.
  • QuickType Makes Your Keypad Active: Apple has made a big alteration to the keyboard since the very initial iPhone. Just tap to choose the right suggestion for your next word. This is for the very first time a third party keyboard is made available.

The iOS 8 actually has a galore of effective features other than the above mentioned. Unquestionably, iOS 8 comes with a bouquet of new enterprise features, which includes everything from automatic setups, dynamic security alternatives, free/busy support in the calendar, document suppliers and a lot more.

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