Looks brand?new.
Feels?like home.

iOS?14 brings a fresh look to the things you do most often, making them easier than ever. New features help you get what you need in the moment. And the apps you use all the time become even more intelligent, more personal, and more?private.

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You’re able to do more with your iPhone than ever before. So iOS?14 reimagines the most iconic parts of the experience to be even more helpful and?personal.

Widgets on the Home?Screen

Widgets have been totally redesigned to give you more information at a glance — and now you can add them to your Home Screen. Choose from different sizes and arrange however you?like.

You can also add a Smart?Stack of widgets intelligently curated based on the apps you use most, and the right widget will show up automatically at the right time in your?day.

App Library

The new App?Library automatically organizes all of your apps into one simple, easy‑to‑navigate view. Apps are sorted by category and your most used apps are always just one tap?away.

Compact calls

Calls from your iPhone, FaceTime, and third‑party apps display in an all‑new compact design that doesn’t take up the full?screen.

Picture in Picture

Now you can keep watching videos or continue your FaceTime call while you use another?app.


Wearing a face mask helps keep you and those around you safe. And now it’s easier to unlock your iPhone while wearing one, with a magical assist from Apple?Watch.

Unlock with Apple?Watch

Unlock your iPhone with your Apple?Watch while wearing a face?mask.1

Unlock your iPhone with your Apple?Watch while wearing a face?mask.1


Keeping in touch has never been more essential. So iOS?14 gives you new ways to stay connected to the conversations that matter most, keep track of group conversations, and express yourself however you?like.

Pinned conversations

Pin up to nine of your most important conversations to the top of your conversation list so you can easily get to?them.

Group photos

Give your group conversation a visual identity by adding a photo or Memoji, or choose an?emoji.


Type a name to direct a message to someone. When you are mentioned, your name is highlighted. You can even customize an active group so you only receive notifications when you are?mentioned.

Inline replies

Now you can reply directly to a specific message in a group conversation. You can view replies in the full conversation or as their own thread for a more focused?view.

New Memoji styles and stickers

Along with new age options and face coverings, choose from over 20 new hair and headwear styles to reflect your hobby, profession, and?personality.


Maps is the best way to navigate and explore the world, all while protecting your privacy. With Maps in iOS?14, it’s easier than ever to discover new places to go and environmentally friendly ways to get?there.

Cycling directions

You can now use Maps to get cycling directions using bike lanes, paths, and roads.2 You can also see elevation, busy streets, stairs, and steep passages when planning your?trip.

Electric vehicle routing

Plan your trip with charging stations along the?way.


Apple?Maps editors have worked with trusted brands and partners to offer Guides for great places around the world to eat, shop, and explore.4 You can save Guides, and they automatically update when new places are added, so you always have the latest recommendations.


Conversations across languages should feel natural and easy, and should have the ability to remain private. Introducing the all-new Translate app, designed for conversations across 11 different?languages.

Conversation mode

With Translate, conversations are easy by design. Just turn your phone to landscape and tap the single microphone button to say?something.

On‑device mode

Enable a fully offline experience for Translate. Use all the app features for downloaded languages and keep your translations private without needing to turn off your phone’s internet?connection.


Save translations in the Favorites tab for easy access later. You can also view your recent history and save phrases you just?translated.

Attention mode

Enlarge translated text in landscape view, making it easier to read and more effective at getting someone’s?attention.


Siri is a vital way to get information and get things done. And?thanks to a new compact design, you can take advantage of everything Siri can do without losing your?context.

Compact design

Siri has a completely new look that lets you quickly get information or get things done while still focusing on what you’re?doing.

Greater knowledge

Siri has over 20x more facts than just three years ago.

Web answers

Siri can now help you find answers to a broader set of questions by using information from across the?web.5

Send audio messages

When you want to be more expressive in your messages, you can now easily send audio messages with?Siri.


The Home app helps you manage your smart home more intelligently — and most important, more securely. And?now it’s even easier to take advantage of the broad selection of HomeKit?accessories.

Suggested automations

When you add a new HomeKit accessory, the Home app suggests useful automations so you can put it right to?work.

Home status

A new visual status in the Home app prioritizes the accessories that most need your attention and allows you to easily control?them.

Adaptive Lighting

Set your lights?to change color temperature throughout the?day.

Activity Zones

Define Activity Zones that focus on the most important areas of what your camera sees, so you can be alerted only when there’s motion in the zone you?set.6

Face Recognition

Video cameras and doorbells can now identify people you’ve tagged in the Photos app.6 Easily tag people, and choose to be notified based on the?person.


Browsing the web should feel fast, powerful, and private. So?with iOS?14, Safari is more responsive and capable than ever, while giving you new ways to help protect your?privacy.

Beta Translation

Safari can now translate websites in seven different languages.7 When you come to a website that Safari can translate, an icon appears. Just tap and?read.


The world’s fastest mobile browser.8

Password monitoring

Safari warns you if a password you’re using?is not?secure.

Privacy Report

Now you can tap the Privacy?Report button to better understand how websites treat your?privacy.

Car keys and CarPlay

CarPlay has transformed the relationship between your iPhone and your car. Now that relationship gets even more powerful with the ability to unlock and start your car with?iPhone.9

Car keys in Wallet

Unlock and start your car with iPhone.

Unlock and start your car with iPhone.

Share and manage keys

Sharing keys with friends or family is easy. You can customize controls and create restricted profiles, perfect for new drivers. You can revoke and share keys temporarily,?too.

Power reserve

Works for up to five hours even after your iPhone battery runs?out.

CarPlay wallpaper and new app?types

Choose from a set of wallpapers that look great. CarPlay also supports new app types — parking, electric vehicle charging, and quick food?ordering.


AirPods deliver a magical listening experience. With iOS?14, that magic has a few new tricks, whether you’re listening to music, catching up on a podcast, or taking in a?movie.

Spatial audio

Bring surround sound wherever you?go.

Battery notifications

New battery notifications conveniently let you know when you need to charge your?AirPods.

Automatic switching

Seamlessly move between devices without manually switching your AirPods.12 If you finish a phone call on your iPhone and pick up your iPad to watch a movie, AirPods automatically switch?over.

Headphone Accommodations

Adjust your AirPods audio to account for hearing differences. Headphone Accommodations amplifies soft sounds and can tune for your individual hearing, to help music, phone calls, and more sound crisp and?clear.13

App Clips

Apps from the App?Store have changed the way we do just about everything. Now there’s an even faster way to take advantage of them with App?Clips. A?small part of an app, an App?Clip is discoverable the moment you need it and is focused on a specific?task.

Watch the film

Discover App Clips

App Clips are easy to discover and use right in the moments you need them. Like renting a bike, paying for parking, ordering food, and so much more.

Fast loading

Small size. Loads?in seconds. Launches quickly.

Easy and private

Log in quickly with apps that use Sign in with Apple, then make transactions safely and instantly with apps that use Apple?Pay.


Privacy is a fundamental human right and at the core of everything we do. That’s why with iOS?14, we’re giving you more control over the data you share and more transparency into how it’s?used.

New App Tracking Transparency

Receive a prompt when an app wants to track you across apps or websites owned by other companies, or share your information with data brokers, and decide if you’ll give?permission.

New App tracking settings

Privacy information on the App?Store

You can now get information on the App?Store to help you understand the privacy practices of every app before you download?it.

Recording indicator

An indicator appears at the top of your screen whenever an app is using your microphone or camera. And in Control?Center, you can see if an app has used?them recently.

Approximate location

Share only your approximate location rather than your exact location — perfect for apps like local news or?weather.

And so much?more.

Apple Arcade.

Discover and play your next game with new browsing features in Apple?Arcade. Now you can see what games are popular with your Game?Center friends. And easily take your games across iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple?TV with the Continue?Playing feature.

Apple Cash Family.

Now you can enable Apple Cash for family members under 18. You, your family, and your friends can send money to them for allowances, birthdays, or just because. They can spend the money anywhere Apple Pay is accepted with their Apple?Watch, iPhone, or iPad. It's easy to manage with parental controls.

Augmented reality.

ARKit?4 introduces Location?Anchors, allowing developers to place AR experiences, like life‑size art installations or navigational directions, at a specific point in the world.16 And even more users can delight in AR experiences accessible only via the front camera, with expanded support for face tracking on all devices with the A12?Bionic?chip and?later.


Taking photos is even quicker, with faster time to first shot and faster shot-to-shot performance.17 And with a new exposure compensation control, you can lock an exposure value while separately locking camera focus for a specific?shot.18

Game Center.

A beautifully redesigned Game?Center makes it easy to discover and experience games with friends. Quickly access achievements, leaderboards, and your Game?Center profile right from the App?Store and within your Game?Center–enabled games.


An all-new Sleep experience in the Health app helps you meet your sleep goals. New hearing features help you understand how loud you’re listening to media through headphones and how that could impact your hearing over time. You can manage your health and safety all in one place with the Health?Checklist. And the Health app has new data types for mobility, health records, symptoms, and?ECG.19


On-device intelligence helps you do everything from finding your notes faster to capturing sharper document scans. And design updates across the app help focus your attention on your content and on the most important actions you can?take.


Organize your photos and videos with new options to?filter and sort, and easily navigate using pinch and zoom?in more views throughout?Photos.


Quick entry and smart suggestions can help you capture new reminders effortlessly. Members of a shared list can now assign reminders to each other so splitting up tasks is easier than?ever.

Set default email and browser?apps.

With?iOS?14, you can set a third‑party app as the default email or browser app?systemwide.

Voice Memos.

The most popular audio recording app in the world gets new tools for organizing recordings. An all‑new Enhance Recording feature lets you improve the sound quality of your recordings with a single?tap.


Stay informed about severe weather events20 and learn about upcoming shifts in weather, so you know if it will be significantly warmer, colder, or wetter the next day. In the U.S., UK, and Ireland, you can see a chart that shows a minute‑by‑minute forecast of precipitation intensity over the next?hour.

See the full list of what’s?new in iOS?14.

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iOS?14 is compatible with these devices.

  • iPhone?12
  • iPhone?12?mini
  • iPhone?12?Pro
  • iPhone?12?Pro?Max
  • iPhone?11
  • iPhone?11?Pro
  • iPhone?11?Pro?Max
  • iPhone?XS
  • iPhone?XS?Max
  • iPhone?XR
  • iPhone?X
  • iPhone?8
  • iPhone?8?Plus
  • iPhone?7
  • iPhone?7?Plus
  • iPhone?6s
  • iPhone?6s?Plus
  • iPhone?SE (1st?generation)
  • iPhone?SE (2nd?generation)
  • iPod?touch (7th?generation)

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