iOS 15 is undoubtedly the most upgraded version in recent years, and Apple has given it (including iPadOS 15) many new features. Many of them cater to a certain extent in the post-pandemic era and the needs of Chinese users, such as focus mode and live text.
With the Spring Festival approaching, I want to share a few sharing features of iOS 15 that you may not necessarily use or even know about. Not only are they likely to play an important role during the Spring Festival, but they can also greatly improve the efficiency and happiness of iPhone usage. If you have more than two family members using iPhones, it is recommended to collect them.
Screen sharing: Many problems can be solved with just one FaceTime
The sound quality and picture quality of FaceTime are far superior to WeChat video calls (especially after iOS 15). The simulcast sharing function of the iOS 15 update has directly raised its usage scene to a whole new level, completely separated from video calls. the track.
There are three core functions of simulcast sharing: 1. Watch movies with friends; 2. Listen to songs with friends; 3. Share screen with friends. The first two are easy to understand, but the screen sharing function is different. Just click the icon in the red frame on the FaceTime interface to initiate screen sharing. Since its launch, I have used it at least a dozen times, helping my family and many friends solve many problems, and saving myself a lot of errands.
With the screen sharing function of iOS 15, you can directly share your own screen with each other, and vice versa. Whether it is helping others or being directed by others, when we can intuitively see the content of each other’s screen, many things become very simple.
As long as the network is smooth and stable enough, screen sharing is almost lag-free. So don’t think of FaceTime as a video calling app. It can solve and simplify many problems that require face-to-face or 20 phone calls. Not only iPhone, iPad and Mac can also share screen via FaceTime.
Shared with You: The Most Convenient Way to Share Photos for Apple Users
Similar to FaceTime, there is iMessage, that is, the messaging APP. Due to the simple text message function, few people use it now, coupled with the existence of WeChat, many iPhone users generally receive QR codes when they open the messaging APP.
To be honest, I used to be like that, but with iOS 15, messages have become my main channel for sharing all kinds of great content with my family.
The ones I share the most with information are still photos. You may ask, why don’t you use WeChat to share photos? Airdrop is also very convenient, and you can also create shared photo albums. Yes, these are the common photo sharing methods on the iOS platform, but there are two problems: ease of use and learning costs.
The ease of use is easy to understand. For example, when you share photos with WeChat, you can only send 9 photos at a time, and then the shared people have to click “View Original Image” one by one, and then save them to the album. For airdropping, everyone must be in a local area network. In short, they are under the same roof. The most important thing is that no matter which way, after a period of time, there is no way to know which photos were taken by yourself and which photos were taken by others. Yes, whoever shares it.
Through iMessage, you can share all kinds of wonderful content including photos, it has no location restrictions, as long as there is a network, you can share it anywhere on the earth. And there is no limit to the number of photos sent, and the original accuracy and information will be retained. The recipient does not need to click anything to view the original image, and if they like it, they can save it to their iPhone with one click.
The most important thing is that the system will automatically classify the photos shared to you by others into the photo app-recommended for you-shared with you tab, which is convenient for users to view and manage at any time. The top of the photo displays “from XXX”. Click to reply at any time, or share photos with each other, which is very intuitive and convenient.
The Spring Festival is coming soon, and relatives and friends will definitely take a lot of photos at gatherings. Then through iMessage, no matter sharing, viewing, or managing, it is better than other solutions.
Health Sharing: Nothing is more important than your family’s body
Health functions are the focus of recent generations of iOS upgrades, especially with the improvement of Apple Watch-related functions, ECG (electrocardiogram, and Apple Watch Series 4 and later models are also supported in the National Bank version, excluding Apple Watch Series). SE), although it cannot replace routine physical examination or as a reference for medical treatment, it can reduce the possibility of risk to a certain extent.
From the perspective of follow-up data, the iPhone and Apple Watch now support a lot of items. It is recommended that you focus on several indicators related to heart health and walking stability. They are directly related to the severity of the danger, especially for middle-aged and elderly people. Users who have shared health data with you will appear on the sharing page of the health app.
This is why I suggest that if you are going to buy electronic products as gifts for your parents during the Spring Festival, you must choose iPhone and Apple Watch as alternatives. You don’t need to buy the latest and most expensive, just like the iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 4, they are not more expensive than an Android phone + watch, but the accuracy of the data and the sharing experience are incomparable.
We can share the core health data of our parents with ourselves, or a trusted friend in medical practice. In this way, once the iPhone and Apple Watch detect an abnormality in the elderly’s body data, both himself and the person being shared can receive a reminder at the first time and seek help in a timely manner.
A lot of health data cannot be understood by the elderly and non-professionals, while those in related industries can. For example, atrial fibrillation in arrhythmia, or the possibility of a potential fall in your steps, you can go to the hospital in time for more professional monitoring to avoid potential dangers.
The functions shared today are not actually the star functions of iOS, but they are functions that I hope every Apple user knows and can use. Because they are not only practical and easy to use, but can even protect the health and even life of you and your family at critical moments. What is more important than this?
The most important thing is that the functions mentioned above are not exclusive to the iPhone 13 series. All models after the iPhone 6s series are available, but the support and experience of some of the functions may not be as good as the new ones.
Compared with its strong software and hardware research and development capabilities, Apple’s humanistic care is what differentiates it from other brands. Especially if your family members are using Apple products, you can experience the real Apple ecology. In fact, it is not a seamless and connected experience, but the use of technology to allow us to guard them all the time.