Available to download iOS 14 and iPadOS 14
iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 can be downloaded for free on compatible devices via OTA. IPhone 6S onwards and iPad Air 2 onwards are eligible for iOS 14 and iPadOS 14. For watchOS 7, users must have Apple Watch Series 3 or later due to the operating system not compatible with the original Apple Watch. , Apple Watch Series 1 or Series 2.
Before starting to upgrade the operating system, make sure the device battery is full and have a strong Wi-Fi network connection instead of using a data plan.
OS 14 brings many changes to the iPhone, most notably the redesigned Home Screen, which supports the widget bar for the first time. Widgets come in 3 different sizes and are customizable through the widget library. App Library is another new feature that shows all the apps you have installed on your iPhone, sorted by ABC list or by effect.
The user interface on iOS 14 becomes more compact. Incoming calls or FaceTime or activating Siri no longer take up the entire screen as before. Picture in Picture allows you to watch a video or make a FaceTime call while using another application. App Clips help you to use certain features in the application without downloading.
Messaging apps add the option to pin the most important messages to the top of the screen. The name reminder feature (Mention) ensures you never miss an important message while chatting in groups. Apple also added some new Memoji.
In terms of security, in iOS 14, you can choose to provide an approximate location instead of an exact location, limiting the number of photos an app can access. The icons on the top of the iPhone let you know when an app accesses the camera or microphone, so no apps can work sneakily behind you.
In addition, iOS 14 allows the default browser and third-party email client to be set.