Tipster says that iOS 13 will remove a feature that annoys many iPhone users

Tipster says that iOS 13 will remove a feature that annoys many iPhone users
According to a tweet from XDA's Max Weinbach, there is possibly good news coming for those who can't stand the volume heads-up display (HUD) on the Apple iPhone. This is the box that contains an image of a bell, for example, when you raise the volume of the ringer on the device. There are many out there who don't like the way the volume HUD looks on the iPhone, preferring a more subtle volume reading. The tweet from Weinbach says that he has been told that in iOS 13, the volume HUD is gone. He adds that iOS 13 will supposedly be groundbreaking, but doesn't go into details.

So why do some iOS users hate the volume HUD? On Reddit, one iPhone user notes that while regular users like the HUD because it is right in the center of the screen and can't be missed, power users would rather a different way to show the volume level. Another iPhone user calls the volume HUD "big, and goofy."

We expect to see iOS 13 introduced during Apple's WWDC Developers Conference. While Apple hasn't officially announced a date, there is speculation that the event will take place from June 3rd through June 7th, 2019.

OS 13 will reportedly eliminate the volume HUD, which many consider annoying

OS 13 will reportedly eliminate the volume HUD, which many consider annoying

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22 Comments

1. libra89

Posts: 2259; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

I had no idea that there was such an opinion about this. If it changes or not, I don't mind. One thing that I wish could change is the need for everything to be interrupted because of a phone call. While that is the main function of a phone, Android does this better with showing it as a banner when you are using the phone.

2. lyndon420

Posts: 6518; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Can you have your voice call on speaker and continue to use your phone to surf the internet/use other apps etc at the same time? I hear so many on here talking about iPhones not having multitasking abilities - just curious if that's true even if you're on a phone call.

8. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3944; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

You press the home button and do other stuff on a call.

9. libra89

Posts: 2259; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Yep, but unfortunately, if it's not a call you want to answer (like a spam call or bill collector), you can't. You either decline (which warrants an immediate call back sometimes) or wait for it to end. It's really annoying.

15. Shkselectah

Posts: 35; Member since: Jun 26, 2018

Yes it is easily done on android. I often use pixel

3. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Please get rid of that crap, and just have a small slider. C'mon Apple, there's too many elements of iOS that need to be updated. MiOSGA

12. kiko007

Posts: 7491; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

For real. Siri's animation still takes up the whole screen too which pisses me off.

21. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Some things need to be smaller, and some simply moved over to the side. Really easy fixes, and they'll make the OS slicker.

4. sathyaaa

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 08, 2018

Does this change require a full article to be posted?

10. nodes

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

Why salty about it? Every leak always get an article.

18. TechDork

Posts: 400; Member since: May 10, 2010

They're doing their job.

5. PSAfromThisGuy

Posts: 144; Member since: Jan 16, 2017

arent they removing enough as it is? data and cell connectivity, group facetime, privacy... but wait, theres more

20. AmashAziz

Posts: 2891; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

This tells u never fully used an iPhone before.

6. PSAfromThisGuy

Posts: 144; Member since: Jan 16, 2017

.....

7. Be_Mine

Posts: 211; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

Omg... Innovation...WOW...Best OS ever...!

11. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2128; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

iOS13 better turn out to be amazing since IPhone XI May turn out to be boring...

13. Derekjeter

Posts: 1455; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

How about they bring on the feature of the small pop up window when you’re watching a video, texting, emailing or just doing something. I hate getting a call and it takes over the whole screen. That feature has been on LG, Samsung, and others since 2010. Lame fruit.

14. The_Innovation

Posts: 648; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

Gotta love Apple. Removing something annoying is actually considered a new highlight feature. Please oh please Pixel 4, be impressive so I can get rid of my iPhone X.

16. der_damo

Posts: 213; Member since: Sep 16, 2014

- hates on Apple, has iPhone X - f logic

17. pupkin

Posts: 143; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

I'm using iPhone since 2007. That volume up and down UI was so Annoying. You”ll never get used to it.

19. TechDork

Posts: 400; Member since: May 10, 2010

Can we add "Location Services" to the Control Center? I don't keep my location on 24/7 and I only turn it on when I need to and it's annoying as f**k to have to always go all the way to the settings just to turn it on and off.

22. CDexterWard

Posts: 48; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

100% agree on that. Add in some basic functionality to turn off WiFi and Bluetooth completely from the lock screen, not just pause it....sheesh

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