Apple iOS 16 release date, expected time in India for user interface update


What date and time is Apple iOS 16 expected release in India, what new features are coming in the update and which models are compatible?

The new iOS update is almost here and with it, comes the anticipation of new features and changes to your Apple devices.

The keep-going iOS update came on September twentieth, 2021, and in June of this current year, the organization uncovered the new programming update that spotlights making the UI more easy to use and wise.

So, here is everything that Apple users need to know about iOS 16, including the top new features, available models and of course, the expected international release date

Apple will be releasing iOS 16 for iPhones, and watchOS 9 for the Apple  Watch on Sep 12- Technology News, Firstpost


As affirmed by Apple through their authority site, iOS 16 is booked to make a big appearance for by far most worldwide clients, incorporating those situated in India, on Monday, September twelfth.

Whilst a specific release time for the new iOS 16 has not been confirmed by Apple, Tech Advisor notes that “Apple tends to push software updates out at around 10 am ET” – that’s 10:30 PM Indian Standard Time.

This has generally been exact, however, “every so often it has been later in the day”, as shared by an engineering post on the Apple Gatherings stage. Truth be told, per 9to5Mac, four of the last five iOS refreshes have been delivered at 10 AM Pacific Time.

If this update time remains correct as is expected, the new update will be available to download from the following international times:

  • Pacific Time – 10 AM
  • Eastern Time – 1 PM
  • British Time – 6 PM
  • European Time – 7 PM
  • India Time – 10:30 PM
  • Philippine Time – 1 AM (Sep 13)
  • Australia Central Time – 2:30 (Sep 13)

iOS 15 generally took around 30 minutes to complete the download/update process, but can be impacted by your device storage and internet speed – the same average duration is expected for the iOS 16 software.

Per Business Today, the new update will be “supported on a wide range of iPhones including iPhone 8, 8 Plus, iPhone X series, iPhone XR, iPhone 11 series, iPhone 12 series, iPhone 13 series and iPhone SE 2022.”

As noted by CultOfMac, there will be a heavy load on servers at the time of the iOS 16 update which could lead to slower speeds. However, “If you are not in a hurry, consider waiting 18-20 hours after the update is out before installing it” as there may be issues with the update upon its global rollout.

Apple will release iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 on September 16th - The Verge


The most talked-about aspect of the iOS 16 update is the ability to create new and multiple different lock screens.

Per Apple, “You can now create different Lock Screens, each with a unique backdrop and style, and easily switch between them. Browse a gallery of wallpapers with suggested photos and themed collections for inspiration.”

“Make iPhone your own with all-new ways to personalize your Lock Screen. Showcase favorite photos, customize font styles and display a set of widgets to get information at a glance.” – Apple iOS 16, via

The new component will likewise push notices to the lower part of the screen, with Live Exercises (the playing melody, digital recording, or food conveyance) additionally moving to the lower part of the screen so you don’t need to open your gadget.

“A new streamlined setup for Focus lets you select the apps and people you want to receive notifications from by either allowing them or silencing them. Connect your Lock Screen to your Focus so the look and feel of your iPhone match how you want to use it at the moment. With a swipe, you can go from your Personal Focus to your Work Focus with widgets showing upcoming meetings and to-do lists.” – Apple iOS 16, via

You will likewise make a Common Photograph Library with a gathering, which will naturally impart pictures to those to consent, and “get brilliant ideas for adding photographs to the common library in For You.” Individuals from the gathering for the Common Photograph Library will likewise have “equivalent consents for adding, altering and erasing photographs” as well as coordinating assortments.

Quick notes and reminders are also on the update list, with a new option called ‘Add to Quick Note’ being introduced in iOS 16. This will add any links, images, or texts to the Notes App, with the Reminders feature now including pinned lists, smart lists, and templates.

Messages are getting three major updates too; the ability to edit and unsend messages, even after being sent, as well as being able to mark any thread as ‘Unread’.

“You can now alter a message you recently sent or unsend a new message out and out. Furthermore, you can stamp a message as uninitiated if you can’t answer at the time and need to return to it later.” – Apple iOS 16, by means of

Other new features include the return of the Battery percentage icon, the ability to remove backgrounds from images sent in iMessage, improvements to haptic typing, and Siri.

iOS 16 will also feature an update to Safari, which will allow “Shared Tab groups, dedicated Tab group start pages, pinned tabs, and web push notification support.”

You can find a full list of the Apple iOS 16 features here.

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