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iOS 17 Cheat Sheet: What to Know About the New iPhone Update

Here's how to download the update, how to use the new features and more.

Zachary McAuliffe Staff writer
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Here's what you should know about iOS 17.


Apple's iOS 17 was released last week, shortly after the company held its "Wonderlust" event, in which the tech giant announced the new iPhone 15 lineup, the Apple Watch Series 9 and the Apple Watch Ultra 2. We put together this cheat sheet to help you learn about the new features in iOS 17 and how to use them, and to keep track of its subsequent updates.

Getting started with iOS 17

Using iOS 17

iOS 17 updates

Make sure to check back periodically for more iOS 17 tips and how to use new features as Apple releases more updates.