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All the secret new iOS 10 features Apple didn’t show off at WWDC

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 9:19PM EST
iOS 10 Features List
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Apple said during its WWDC 2016 event that iOS 10 is its biggest update ever, and we tend to agree. The iPhone maker showed off several major new features during the keynote, teasing so many other interesting tidbits that it didn’t have time to detail on stage. Some of them are so good that it simply had to be mentioned, including Notes Collaboration and Live Photo editing, while many others were only briefly displayed. Below, you’ll find a complete list of Apple’s secret iOS 10 features that didn’t make it into the big WWDC 2016 keynote presentation.

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Whether you’re a regular user or a developer, some of the following features will surely sound interesting:

Consumer features

Read receipts by conversation in iMessages
iCloud Drive Desktop folder
Air Quality Index for China
Faster Camera launch
Continuity Clipboard
Autocorrect improvements for Korean and Thai
Notes Collaboration
Unlimited tabs in Safari
Male and female Siri voices for Russia, Spain, & Italy
Definition dictionary in Danish
Live Photos stabilization
Markup in Messages
Side-by-side Mail compose iPad
Location suggestions in Calendar
New iPad Camera UI
Live Filters for Live Photos
Conversation view in Mail
Discover in iBooks
Improved Auto Enhance in Photos
Faster FaceTime connectivity
CarPlay app reordering
Split View in Safari on iPad
Rest & type iPad keyboard
Sort Favorites in News
iCloud Drive Documents folder
Bilingual dictionaries in Dutch & Italian
Apple Pay in Safari
Mail suggested move folder
Air quality in Maps for China
Found in Messages
Brilliance adjustment slider in Photos
Mail filters
CarPlay on ultrawide screens
Bedtime alarm
Siri for South Africa & Ireland
Definition dictionary in Traditional Chinese
Live Photos editing
Avoid tolls in Maps
Mailbox column
Faster attachment sending in Messages

Developers features

Interactive Notifications
Cache Delete
Smart Card API
Window Tabs
SiriKit Payments
SiriKit VoIP calling
Camera sensor data
Live information
Recent addresses
SceneKit physically based rendering
SiriKit Messaging
iCloud for Developer ID
SiriKit ride booking
Xcode source editor extensions
ReplayKit Live
Book-a-ride extension
Live Photos editing
Apple Pay on the web
SiriKit photo search
iMessage apps
Smaller Xcode download
Xcode editor extensions
Maps extensions
Spam alert extension
HomeKit Air Purifier
Native VoIP experience
Xcode FPS gauge
Live Photos capture
iMessage extensions
Xcode thread sanitizer
Speech Recognition
HomeKit Doorbell
Reservations Maps extension
HomeKit accessories
HomeKit Air Conditioning
User notifications
VoIP extensions
Wide color
CarPlay Maps instrument cluster
Grid View
HomeKit Camera
CloudKit sharing
RAW photo editing
SiriKit Workouts
Memory debugger
Pixar USD model support
Meta Tesselation

Chris Smith Senior Writer

Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he brings his entertainment expertise to Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises.

Outside of work, you’ll catch him streaming almost every new movie and TV show release as soon as it's available.