iOS 12 Now Available with Some Amazing New Features

iOS 12 brings performance improvements and exciting new features to iPhone and iPad. I’ve been testing the beta releases all summer anticipating the final release. Many new features for schools, personal users, and enterprise users alike. Check out the links below to learn how to use some of these exciting new features.

What’s Cool in iOS 12

iOS 12 for Apple iPad and iPhone Update

https://www.macrumors.com/2018/09/17/apple-releases-ios-12/


Photos app iOS 12 Apple iPhone iPad

What’s new in the Photos App

Photos introduces new features to help you rediscover and share the photos in your library.

https://www.macobserver.com/news/ios-12-photos-app/

 

Memoji iOS 12 iPhone iPad Apple new funFun with Memoji

Memoji—a new, more customizable Animoji—make Messages more expressive and fun.

How to Use Memoji in iOS 12

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-use-ios-12-memoji-feature/


Screen Time

Screen Time for iOS 12 iPad iPhone

 

Screen Time helps you and your family understand and make the most of the time spent on devices.

How to Use Screen Time

https://www.macworld.com/article/3305557/ios/how-to-use-screen-time-in-ios.html

Screen time iOS 12 Apple iPhone iPad

Note: As of 9/17/2018 Screen Time restrictions cannot be reset by MDM. So be careful when using this feature with managed iPads. Contact Apple Support or your local SE to find out more.

 

Siri Shortcuts

Siri Shortcuts deliver a faster way to get things done with the ability for any app to work with Siri. I’m really excited to explore this feature and even more so to see what others come up with. Life is better with personalized automation!

How to Create Custom Siri Shortcuts

https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/05/ios-12-siri-shortcuts/


Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality becomes even more engaging with the ability for developers to create shared AR experiences.

AR Demo from WWDC 2018

10 new AR features to try out on iPad or iPhone

https://next.reality.news/news/10-new-ar-features-ios-12-for-iphone-ipad-0187487/


Improved Security and Privacy

Privacy features help protect you from being tracked on the web.

5 Security Settings You Should Change in iOS 12

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/17/five-security-settings-in-ios-12-you-should-change-right-now/

Enhanced Security

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

iOS Security Guide – updated with all the latest and greatest

https://www.apple.com/business/site/docs/iOS_Security_Guide.pdf