Here's a list of the iOS 16 features not available at launch

During the WWDC 2022 keynote, Apple announced iOS 16, but some of the features will not be available immediately. In the past year, Apple delayed several functions due to beta cycles or simply decided that they weren't ready yet. In light of that, here are some features you shouldn't expect to see later this fall.

 In addition to redesigned Lock Screens in iOS 16 coming in this fall, Apple hasn't announced everything that will be available in a few months. Apple says these two features will debut later this year:

From your Lock Screen, you can keep track of things that are occurring in real-time; With the Live Activities API, you can follow an ongoing sports game, check the progress of your order, or see the progress of your ride. With the new developer API, you can view Live Activities from your favorite third-party apps.

When iOS 16 launches, the App Clips won't support Live Activities, though it will have a larger size limit and precise location suggestions in Spotlight and Siri Suggestions. A new flexible canvas - Freeform - is planned for release with iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 later this year.

Using Freeform, users will be able to diagram new projects, collaborate live, and chat through iMessage or FaceTime. Lots of people can work together on this whiteboard by writing or drawing.

As well, Game Center will lack features when iOS 16, iPad 16, and macOS Ventura are released, as these two features will take a bit more time to implement

SharePlay integration is available in games that make use of Game Center multiplayer support. On a FaceTime call, you can start playing automatically; Integration with Contacts: Contacts display Game Center profiles of your friends. By tapping on their profiles, you can see what they are playing and accomplishing.

Matter support will not be available until later this year on iOS 16 and tvOS 16. With Matter, compatible accessories across platforms will be able to work seamlessly together. You can control Matter smart home accessories with the Home app and Siri on Apple devices, and choose from even more connected smart home accessories.

For iPadOS 16, the Focus filter, which lets you draw boundaries for each Focus you enable within Apple apps like Calendar, Mail, Messages, and Safari, won't launch with the first release of the OS.

Since we are still in iOS 16 beta 1, we will certainly learn more about delayed features before the beta cycle ends. Once we hear what other features are delayed - hopefully not as much as iOS 15 - we'll update this article.

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