What’s New in iOS 17: Here are 200+ Features and Changes [VIDEO]

Apple today released iOS 17, iPadOS 17, tvOS 17 and watchOS 10 today for download.

If you’re not ready to install iOS 17 just yet, and want an overview of what’s new, check out the following video that’s over an hour long from zollotech.

“In this video I show you over 210 more new changes in iOS 17 using the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro Max iPhone 13 Pro Max and 14 Pro Max,” said Aaron Zollo.

Below are the new features in iOS 17 detailed by Apple today:


  • Customizable “Contact Posters” change how you appear on others’ devices during calls.
  • “Live Voicemail” offers real-time transcriptions and the option to answer mid-message.


  • Unified sticker platform includes Live Stickers, Memoji, Animoji, and third-party packs.
  • “Check In” feature notifies designated contacts upon safe arrival at a location.
  • Transcriptions available for received audio messages.
  • Enhanced search functionalities with multiple filters.
  • Swipe-to-reply and auto-deletion of one-time verification codes introduced.


  • Option to leave video or audio messages.
  • FaceTime compatibility extended to Apple TV.
  • Gesture-triggered 3D effects and adjustable video effects added.


  • Full-screen display of clocks, photos, and widgets when charging.
  • Night Mode adjusts display tone in low light.
  • Preferences saved per MagSafe charger.


  • Interactive widgets allow direct actions.
  • iPhone widgets can be added to Mac desktop.


  • “NameDrop” for quick contact information exchange.
  • New initiation methods for AirDrop and SharePlay.


  • Improved autocorrect and easier editing.
  • Enhanced sentence corrections and inline predictive text.

Safari and Passwords

  • Browsing profiles and enhanced private browsing.
  • Group password sharing and one-time code AutoFill.


  • SharePlay for communal control of Apple Music.
  • Song crossfade feature introduced.


  • Intelligent device list and suggested connections.
  • Automatic device connections streamlined.


  • Adaptive Audio and Personalized Volume features.
  • Conversation Awareness and press-to-mute options.


  • Offline Maps and real-time EV charger routing.


  • Alternate activation phrase and back-to-back requests.

Visual Look Up

  • Expanded domains and multiple subject lifting.


  • Emotional logging and mental health assessments.
  • Screen Distance feature to reduce eye strain.


  • Sensitive content warnings and improved sharing permissions.


  • Assistive Access and Live Speech features.
  • Personal Voice and Point and Speak options.

Additional Features

  • Roadside Assistance via satellite for specific iPhone models (feature is USA only)
  • Pet recognition in Photos and shared Find My items.
  • Activity History in Home and Grid Forecast for cleaner energy.
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