battery percentage changes, charge indicator, paste content notice and much more

Yesterday Apple released new beta versions for all systems operational. Some versions that arrive with several interesting changes and novelties. Changes such as the redesign of the iPhone battery indicator or the correction of a bug that caused the system to repeatedly ask us for permission to copy and paste.

Polishing details after iOS 16

While most of the changes in these betas are cosmetic, there are a few functional ones that are interesting as well. As if that were not enough, these updates also leave us with some rumors, as they give us clues to features that could come later. So let’s review all the changes.:

  • New battery indicator on iPhone: in iOS 16 Apple implemented the possibility of seeing the battery percentage numerically in the status bar of our iPhone. Later, in the first beta of iOS 16.1, it gave support to devices that did not already have it. Now, in this second beta, it modifies the behavior so that, in addition to seeing the numerical percentage, the graphic indicator of the battery empties with use. Apple has also increased the size of the numerical value to make it easier to read.
  • Charging indicator on the locked screen: in this beta the charge level indicator while the phone is charging returns to the lock screen.
  • Copy and paste notice fix: For privacy, in iOS 16 the system requires apps to ask for permission before pasting content from the clipboard automatically without any action on our part. A permission that now works as it should, jumping only when we haven’t started the paste manually.
  • Three-finger gesture fix: a gesture we used to show copy, paste, and cut options now works as it should on our iPhones.
  • Possible groups in AirPlay 2: according to 9to5mac Clues to a new speaker stacking system appear in this beta. Thanks to these groups we could, for example, play music on all the AirPlay 2 speakers in the living room without having to select them each time.

An interesting list, no doubt. The battery indicator design theme has been on the front page since the iOS 16 betas, and now it looks like Apple has completed its development. However, some versions that arrive for polishing details after the official launch of iOS 16.

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