Return home safe and sound! Apple’s iOS 17 update will let your friends or family know when you’ve arrived at your destination – here’s how it works
- Apple has announced a new feature in iOS 17 called Check In.
- This allows you to notify family members or friends when you have reached your destination.
The classic “Let me know when you get home!” the message we all sent to our friends after a night out on the town.
Responding to such messages will now be much easier thanks to an upcoming update from Apple. iPhone update.
The tech giant has announced a new feature in iOS 17 called Check In.
The tool will allow you to notify family members or friends when you have safely reached your destination.
While many happy parents were praising the new feature, one user joked, “The peeps are going to catch their cheating partners with the registration feature.”
Apple has announced a new feature coming with the iOS 17 update called Check In. The tool will allow you to notify family members or friends when you have safely reached your destination.
Apple announced the new feature at its WWDC 2023 conference this week at its headquarters in Cupertino, California.
This feature will be in the Messages app and will come with the iOS 17 update, which is scheduled to launch in September.
“Messages introduces Check In, an important feature when a user wants to notify a family member or friend that they have reached their destination safely,” Apple explained.
“Once a user initiates registration, their friend or family member will be automatically notified as soon as the user arrives.
“If they don’t make progress toward their destination, useful information such as device location, battery level, and cellular status will be temporarily relayed to the selected contact.”
Luckily, Apple has confirmed that any information transmitted is fully encrypted, so only you and your family members can see when you’ve reached your destination.
Although this feature has not been launched yet, many Twitter users have already praised it highly.
“This registration feature in #iOS17 is made for me. I never forget to write to my mom after I get home when she asks,” wrote one of them.
“Oh, my moms will love to check in when I’m on the road for work,” added another.
Unfortunately, if your iPhone is over five years old, you’ll miss out on the wave of new features and apps that came with Apple’s iOS 17 update.
And one of them joked: “The aliens are going to catch their cheating partners using the “Tag” function.
Unfortunately, if your iPhone over five years old, you’ll miss out on the wave of new features and apps that came with Apple’s update to iOS 17.
iPhone X, the first to support FaceID, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will not support the new operating system.
This means iPhone XS, XS Max, etc. XR will be the oldest devices capable of running the new operating system when they become available later this year.
End of having to say “Hi” to summon SiriA new Journal app for keeping track of your life goals and autocorrect improvements are also among the new features in iOS 17.
But only the most advanced iPhones, from the 2021 iPhone 12 and up, will be able to control their device with hand gestures during a FaceTime call, unlocking fun augmented reality (AR) reaction graphics.