Anticipated changes in iPadOS 17: from the new Stage Manager to lock screen customization
iPadOS 17 will bring some important changes for iPad owners. As per the rumors, this update improves the Stage Manager feature and also supports lock screen widgets, lock screen personalization and other features.
A leaker named Analyst941, who previously correctly predicted the details of the iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island before the official announcement of this product, has now provided new information about the next version of the iPadOS operating system.
According to 9to5MacOne of the biggest changes in iPadOS 17 will be the focus on Stage Manager. This feature was first introduced as a user interface for multitasking in iPadOS 16, and users had different feedback about it. According to some reports, Apple plans to improve Stage Manager in the next version of the iPad operating system, but the overall functionality of the feature will remain the same.
Below is a list of expected iPadOS 17 changes:
- Support for external monitor webcams
- Sound output source settings
- The ability to play multiple audio and video sources at the same time by activating the Stage Manager
- Ability to change the size of the dock (only on external displays)
- The ability to turn off the iPad display and keep the external display on
In addition, it is said that Apple is developing a special version of iPadOS 17 for the new iPad with a large 14-inch screen. Ross Young It has already announced that Apple plans to make a new iPad with a large 14.1-inch screen; A product that will probably be introduced this year or early 2024. Some rumors even mention the 16-inch iPad model, but we don’t know any other details about this device.
According to recent reports, the special version of iPadOS 17 will support two external displays with 6K resolution and 60Hz refresh rate. Apple also plans to bring all the iPhone lock screen customization features to the iPad as part of the iPadOS 17 update.