iOS 10 beta Q&A: ask us anything about the upcoming iOS update
posted by Nick T. / Jun 21, 2016, 3:28 AM
"Boy, I'm so going to enjoy the several months I have to wait until I get iOS 10 on my phone,"... said no iPhone owner ever. And we can't blame anyone for being impatient: the latest update to Apple's mobile OS is huge on many levels. Those who have read our iOS 10 preview should know that already – we covered a great portion of the upcoming iOS 10 changes, including the features added in Messages, the redesigned widget system, and the new 3D touch actions.
But as extensive as our iOS 10 preview was, it didn't quite cover all changes in detail. Given how major the update is, it would have been impossible to comment on every single tweak in a reasonably long article. That's why we decided to dedicate a Q&A session to Apple's new software – to give you a chance to get the answers you seek ahead of the iOS 10 release. You know, stuff like whether Raise to Wake is reliable, whether a certain toggle is present in the Settings menu, or whether Siri now has a Homer Simpson voice option.
To be clear, we have the iOS 10 developer preview running on our iPhone 6s and iPhone 6 Plus. It would be fastest and easiest for us to answer questions about iOS 10 running on either of these two devices. Of course, this shouldn't stop you from asking anything you wish to know about iOS 10, whether or not your question is tied to any of the two particular iPhone models.
That said, let the Q&A session begin! Leave your questions in the comments section below, and we'll do our best to answer them. Our responses will come in a follow-up post which we'll share in the coming days.
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1. Does Siri has Homer Simpson voice option?! 2. How is the performance compared to its predecessor? 3. How would you rate the battery life? Any noticeable difference in SOT and Standby? 4. Does Siri has Homer Simpson voice option?! 5. Since you're likely using it for a while, may I ask what's your favourite new iOS10 feature so far? 6. Does Siri has Homer Simpson voice option?! 7. How would you rate 3D Touch functionality, out of 10? Is it still more gmicky than anything? And did it left you wanting for more? 8. Does Siri has Homer Simp... Ahem, I believe I've already asked it, right? Well, what do you expect from an old man, eh? 9. Okay, I know that's a lot of questions but how does iOS10 Beta stands against Android N Beta? Now this is very important as I'm about to "migrate" from my beloved Nexus 5 to hopefully either iPhone 6 or 5SE... 10. Does Siri has Homer Simpson voice option?! SORRY! But Seeing "Homer Simpson" tickled every inch of my body!!! You've no idea how much I love him! G'Day!
posted on Jun 21, 2016, 4:13 AM 0
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Performance is relatively lesser against ios 9.3.2 in most cases, except for some such as the camera and autofocus. I would now rate 3d touch 8/10. Its now less of a nice-to-have and more of essential for me. Doesn't feel like a gimmick in any way. Still leaves me wanting for additional features. Android N beta and iOS 10 beta share some common things now, but are different in most ways. iOS beta seems just slightly more fluid to me. But Android has more features as always. ios is catching up pretty quickly and I guess this year ios has shown better changes than android N. iMessage is better than google's allo. Overall, iOs has that set of nifty little tricks which make for a richer experience and most of them havent been discussed by phonearena. Everythingapplepro on utube highlights 100 of them. Ios is bound to improve more till its final sept. release, and I hope it would go better than last year. I would suggest ios 10 over Android N for now. All things are based on results from iPhone 6S plus.
posted on Jun 23, 2016, 2:55 AM 0
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What features of iOS 10 will not make it to iPhone 6?
posted on Jun 21, 2016, 4:16 AM 0
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In your opinion, does iOS 10 look good at the moment? Or do they need some major changes before public release to keep it the beautiful iOS we know? It seems they have ditched normal Apple design guidelines for this update. One being the off centre time on the widget page, and the giant font in AM. Another being the addition of giant white bubbles, but also still keeping white wire frame/no background too. It seems like it's a huge combo of design languages atm (messy) and I just wondered if it seems alright?
posted on Jun 21, 2016, 4:31 AM 0
Parena ..! Why you lying ? iOS X beta developer is fast ? STOP lying it is slow and crashing sometimes FOR NOW.. it is testing version.! https://www.youtube.com/watch?
posted on Jun 21, 2016, 12:37 PM 0
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IOS 10 will allow you to delete stock apps, but will it allow to set 3rd party apps for default functions? example,delete safari and use chrome for default browser or delete apple maps and use google maps for default gps.
posted on Jun 21, 2016, 2:24 PM 0
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Actually apps arent deleted in any way. They are just hidden. Delete a default app, then search for it on app store. It doesnt say install, but instead says open. Thats why its useless to delete them. I guess u can set other apps as default instead of native ones. I am sorry to not confirm this.
posted on Jun 23, 2016, 3:01 AM 0
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How much more SSD space will IOS 10 take on the phone? Is there a way to permanently put off upgrading to IOS 10? Majel Barrett voice possible??
posted on Jun 21, 2016, 4:05 PM 0
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Is it still working in frames(the animations i mean) on the iphone 6/6s plus?
posted on Jun 21, 2016, 6:01 PM 0
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Is disabling Touch ID an option? If so, what method do you use to unlock your phone?
posted on Jun 21, 2016, 7:29 PM 0
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HI guy, If you want to update to iOS 10 beta now then you can register your iPhone,iPad UDID to Apple Developer Account here: iapplestuffs(dot)com thanks. I will register the UDID within 1-6 hours. Enjoy iOS 10 beta.
posted on Jun 27, 2016, 11:57 PM 0
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