Apple is going to release iOS 16.1 on Monday (October 24) along with the iPadOS and macOS Ventura, the iPhone maker has confirmed. iOS 16.1 will be the next iterative update to iOS 16 which was released earlier last month. The iOS 16.1 is likely to bring some improvements and major bug fixes with the iOS 16.1.
There could be eight main features that iOS 16.1 will bring. The main features that will be rolled out with iOS 16.1 include iCloud Shared Photo Library and Live Activities support in third-party apps on the Apple App Store. Another big highlight of iOS 16.1 will be the ability to use Apple Fitness+ without an Apple Watch.
Apple Fitness+ will be fully integrated with the Fitness app and will be available in 21 countries, including Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, the UAE, the UK and the US.
With iOS 16.1, Fitness+ will be fully integrated with the Fitness app and located in the middle tab, where users can already stay motivated to close their Move ring through coaching, awards, activity sharing, and more. Users only need an iPhone to sign up, and can then experience Fitness+ on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, the company has confirmed.
List of iPhone models that will get iOS 16.1 update
The new iPhone 14 line, including iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.
The iPhone 13 series, including iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max.
iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max.
iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max.
iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR.
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
iPhone SE (3rd gen) and iPhone SE (2nd gen).