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iOS 16 Cheat Sheet: Everything You Need to Know About the iPhone Update

From what's included in iOS 16.4 to hidden features, here's what to know about iOS 16.

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Have you downloaded iOS 16 for your iPhone? We have a guide to show you how.
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This story is part of Focal Point iPhone 2023, CNET's collection of news, tips and advice around Apple's most popular product.

Apple released iOS 16 less than a week after its September "Far Out" event, when the company announced the next line of iPhones, Apple Watches -- including the Apple Watch Ultra -- and the AirPods Pro. We put together this cheat sheet to help you learn about iOS 16, what's been included in each point update since then and how to use the new features on your iPhone.

iOS 16 updates

Getting started with iOS 16

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Using iOS 16

Other things to know about iOS 16

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