iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 preview: the good, the bad, and the weird

iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 are Apple’s latest and greatest operating systems, and the public beta gives a first look at new features like SharePlay, Focus modes, improved iPad multitasking, and more.

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0:00 Intro
1:00 FaceTime SharePlay and updates
3:20 Safari
4:54 Focus modes and notifications
6:20 iPadOS 15
7:51 Live text
8:11 Weather app
8:24 Maps
8:38 Privacy features
9:09 Outro

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  1. The Verge

    The Verge

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Which new feature are you most excited about?

    • Matt Aldridge

      Matt Aldridge

      2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

      Focus mode is very exciting, I need this feature now!

    • Ben Young

      Ben Young

      2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

      “New feature”…? Maybe I wasn’t paying attention to the video.

    • Matrix Jockey

      Matrix Jockey

      2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

      No everyone has been vaccinated and technically we are still experiencing a pandemic, so many of the software features that were conceptualized during the start of Covid-19 are functional conveniences that still can be utilized by users.

    • W Beard

      W Beard

      2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

      No real game changer for me 🤷‍♂️

    • Rahul Rahul

      Rahul Rahul

      2 महिन्यांपूर्वी


  2. Kittenmittens


    25 दिवसांपूर्वी

    No case, no tempered glass. Less than a year old, covered in scratches. Wtf

  3. xBrandon 22

    xBrandon 22

    25 दिवसांपूर्वी

    That share play thing sounds awesome but a bummer that it's ios only but there's apps out there for this feature on Android I guess. Also a bummer that the other person needs the movie and subscription service, I guess to stop people free loading but we all free load off our friends netflix anyway 😂

  4. patrick jackson

    patrick jackson

    26 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Where the hell do you think the address bar is going to go when you pull up the keyboard? Stay under the keyboard? Haha how is that “weird”?

  5. Jotham Chin

    Jotham Chin


    I just got my first ipad and I’m 14, but who the heck cares! I just installed 15 beta because well, I don’t care!!!

  6. Foodlover1999



    wow they left out the new feature that will scan your icloud photos and messages

  7. Daniel Stransky

    Daniel Stransky


    Netflix and INblow aren't supporting SharePlay? The two biggest companies that want to take Apple down a peg are making this decision? I'm SHOCKED!

  8. Filmy React

    Filmy React


    Safari? No. Never.

  9. WBG



    A modern phone. Yeah, we have one.

  10. Stephen Carter

    Stephen Carter

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Well iPhone 11 get this update thank you



    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Hi verge,what your email?about business

  12. MR. C

    MR. C

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    By far the worst reviewer and review ever.. The lady in twilight had more personality, its very clear nothing will ever impress this Guy and the style of casual presentation works for reputable storytellers but with this guy it’s jus borderline needy and desperate all the features in this update are exactly why apple is apple .. please send him to do some android review probably will show some excitement.

  13. Nishant Naik

    Nishant Naik

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    The Wallpaper in the Thumbnail ? Where can I get it ?

  14. Sudhdhdhdjdh


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Apple does good with phones.... for the most part

  15. J H

    J H

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Lol for years I turned off ALL my notifications. If it is important CALL me and not send messages.

  16. anonymous7


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Need all dark web browser like google. One feature I badly miss

  17. Juraci


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Where is your anti-static bracelet?

  18. Rayray


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    ios15 should of came out last year when it matterd

  19. Chris Styles

    Chris Styles

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    So by Apple making the majority of new features hidden in the next version of iOS/iPadOS it has matured?? Just afraid to step off that fence into reality and call out Apple's nonsensical approach to calling this a new iOS version when what's most important to the media is staying in Apple's favor.

  20. Kh-S


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Where's Dieter for God's sake!

  21. Nick James

    Nick James

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    What I can't seem to figure out is why apple's feature updates are really just app updates.

  22. branIsA CrippledDoucheBag

    branIsA CrippledDoucheBag

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    The stock apple keyboard needs some tweaks as well but maybe in the year 2035 they will allow for number row toggle

  23. K Cav

    K Cav

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Apple makes one little UI change to one app. Reviewer complaining. No wonder why Apple is scared to make a change of any substance these days. Keep that cash cow pumping!

  24. אליאב ברוך

    אליאב ברוך

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    אחלה סיקור

  25. cfoote2667


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Did they add a Always On Display for notifications when the phone is off?

  26. Kenny Rene

    Kenny Rene

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    That’s cool

  27. Roman Dodia

    Roman Dodia

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Apple should demonstrate the features from the voiceover screen reader which is a software for visual impaired people.

  28. concretely


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Are you Alex Honnold’s brother?

  29. Blanc S

    Blanc S

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    So where is dieter?

  30. Sarah Nordal

    Sarah Nordal

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Which app is he using to make his phone act as a trackpad for his iPad?

  31. Guru Rajesh

    Guru Rajesh

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    5:04 “smaller notifications are bigger now” *what*

  32. Wisama Isam

    Wisama Isam

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    There is something that makes it hard to watch this preview for me. Sounds like he is talking too slow to stretch the video into 10-minute mark.

  33. Davi Mello

    Davi Mello

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    The reviewer seems unpleasant to make this video. I very much like The Verge, but this video is a no no.

  34. forefades 写

    forefades 写

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    but your verge team won't able to understand why apple brings safari like this, sad

  35. Charlton Laurel

    Charlton Laurel

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    If I didn't look at the video, I’d have thought you were Zuckerberg. Sounds exactly like him.

  36. Nidhin Raj

    Nidhin Raj

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Safari just cloned features that chrome already had😂

  37. Elite Axm

    Elite Axm

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Is this for all iPhone or just iPhone 12?

  38. Vikram Tatke

    Vikram Tatke

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Hey Verge you probably forgot there are friends in different countries who would like to watch stuff together

  39. Zi jie Lim

    Zi jie Lim

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    2:24 the most Apple thing about the update 🙄

  40. 瑞礄


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Safari: I can swipe between tabs now! Chrome: Am I a joke to you?

  41. Life Hacks

    Life Hacks

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Is there a rule that mandates use of “Greatest” with “Latest”??

  42. Lanyo Shadang

    Lanyo Shadang

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    No matter how many updates Apple releases, it'll still be the phone with the weirdest notch! Innovation hampered by corporate greed! If only Jobs was alive, underdisplay camera would have been on the iPhone 2-3yrs back!

  43. Brashaad Taylor

    Brashaad Taylor

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    They need to bring true split screen multitasking and one handed phone navigation. Then I’ll be a happy camper

  44. Muhammad Fahim

    Muhammad Fahim

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    IOS 15 is boring except for Notification Centre

  45. CLK RUN


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Android 12

  46. Flex


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    This guy remind me of a little kid crying about not getting sprinkles on his ice cream.

  47. Ismail Hacking

    Ismail Hacking

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    The FaceTime share play feature is great for long distance relationships. Excited to try it out.

  48. Arvin Dale

    Arvin Dale

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Until they make Mac Os available on iPad, I won't get it... so frustrating how they limit users.

  49. Haruxcore


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    The change to Safari in iOS is very welcome. Stop crying.

  50. Captain Easy

    Captain Easy

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    sounds too complainy... idk but I think change is good. it'll all evolve. it needs to

  51. Arjun Sharma

    Arjun Sharma

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    The URL bar at the bottom was actually in Windows Phone! It's actually so convenient.



    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    5:10 “ Hey booo” look at you 😎

  53. Peter Schumacher

    Peter Schumacher

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Ok so I realize safari’s change on iOS is going to take some getting used to… but after using it for a month I don’t even really notice it anymore it’s kinda nice

  54. Naman Bansal

    Naman Bansal

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Apple Users - I don't like it but I'll get used to it. Android Users - Let me tweak it to my liking 😁

  55. kaushik sivaprasad

    kaushik sivaprasad

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I have never heard any review so negative... I feel like all the safari improvements that Apple has done seems to be good.. Reviewer : There is no refresh button in safari. You need to pull down to refresh. Me : .... I feel like the reviewer here is just nitpicking or biased by his personal opinions rather than reviewing it objectively..

  56. Larry Schad

    Larry Schad

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    It seems like technology is isolating us more and more.

  57. Matty Lewis

    Matty Lewis

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Two features I hope they bring back to iPadOS15 is having the choice between bigger or more apps; I like having more apps on one page; saves me flicking through pages full of apps, second one is having the digital clock from the “today view” permanently on your home page; it takes me a while to work out analogue and when I’m on the iPad working; I want all my attention on what I’m doing instead of working out the time also it looks so neat and slick.

  58. Chetan


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    5:50 ouch!!!

  59. ST34LTHx


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Those gouges on the screen make me sad

  60. Jay Monstar

    Jay Monstar

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Consumer : We want updates that change UI Apple gives update Consumer : oh it’s wonky It’ll take forever to get used to. America.



    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Don't forget wear the anti static braclet while using your iPhone

    • YamaHype


      2 महिन्यांपूर्वी


  62. KD9


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Whiny much? Seems fine to me, nothing great, nothing terrible. I do like the changes to safari and Weather quite a bit though. Apple 🍎 must be forcing all reviewers to talk up the focus mode and shared media features that most people don't really care about, Lol.

  63. ohduckwho


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    chill down bro, it’s still beta….wait for it

  64. Peterk1


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    apple needs to add a internet speed test built in to the OS

  65. Ray Day

    Ray Day

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I don’t think I’m going to like that new safari interface 😰

  66. Ahsan Shah

    Ahsan Shah

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Safari critique is pretty unreasonable

  67. Jayanta Das

    Jayanta Das

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Apple can add a button for “close all notifications “like android have!

  68. Denis Kudlik

    Denis Kudlik

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    i find it strange that updates to default apps once a year are counted as (part of) a significant os update. android and others push those regularly through the store

  69. Emma Anderson

    Emma Anderson

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    1:16 you just hear Becca's "what?" hahaha

  70. Enrico Zangari

    Enrico Zangari

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Nobody talks about the fact that he‘s presenting from space/darkness?

  71. Tommy Esp

    Tommy Esp

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Is that the regular pro or pro max ?

  72. Dhananjay Gupta

    Dhananjay Gupta

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Do people really use FaceTime, hasn't Zoom/Teams taken over the enterprise and Whatsapp become the substitute for group video calls with family?

    • David MacDonald

      David MacDonald

      2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

      It’s very regional. Some parts of the world are all in Whatsapp, but almost nobody near me uses it.

  73. Tridib Banerjee

    Tridib Banerjee

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Your take on share play is pretty stupid. Just want you to know. Sure being with friends is okay. But you would also like to watch movies with ur family members from different countries or your wife when you are away for conferences. Saying that it’s a cheap version of being together in the same room is the definition of lacking empathy snd thinking inside a box 👎

  74. Narcésio Teixeira

    Narcésio Teixeira

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    You complain too much … sorry. 🤨

  75. Ashik Antu

    Ashik Antu

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    To be honest , I think the ios 15 beta is more stable and battery efficient than the ios 14 😂

  76. Mav V

    Mav V

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Can't believe a browser update could be a feature of a new version of the OS

  77. 1337 Spartan

    1337 Spartan

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Some of us are not lucky enough to live near their friends, share play has been at the top of my feature requests for as long as I've been watching content. Xbox 360 had this feature a decade ago.

  78. Lithium


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Apple is going to be the next Nokia in this decade.

  79. Alex Laslau

    Alex Laslau

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Are reviewers running out of things to complain about? Safari URL being down is a great thing. If it feels weird then deal with it. It's how our brain works when change happens. So be happy it's easier to use and reach and don't act like it's a downgrade. You will get used to in a matter of days

  80. OMGz1122


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Where is The Verge office at?

  81. Scott Smith

    Scott Smith

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    How did iOS find out about my *_secret pans_*

  82. Oluwaseyi Jimoh

    Oluwaseyi Jimoh

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Is it weird that I think of Chaim as the boy version of Ashley Carman lol

  83. 19BK022 Hafiizhullah

    19BK022 Hafiizhullah

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    but it has calculator ?

  84. Kamil Studios

    Kamil Studios

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I like the new Safari

  85. John Ekow

    John Ekow

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Yes, these upgrades are cool. But it’s not holding me back from going back to Android. I’ve realized that iOS and Android are both good but have their own flaws to. Just that with Android, you don’t have to be in the whole ecosystem like Apple. It’s free and more open to work with.

  86. Renjith Menon

    Renjith Menon

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Didn’t know Sacha Baron Cohen was a tech reviewer too

    • Tk Muns

      Tk Muns

      2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

      Borat can’t travel as much during the pandemic, so he had to change careers temporarily.

  87. Roguewar 31

    Roguewar 31

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    The safari web extensions update will force other developers to update their browsers, which is good, competition.

  88. Daniel Rettig

    Daniel Rettig

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Chaim is looking gooooooood. 😏

  89. Nikhilesh Bagwala

    Nikhilesh Bagwala

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    very negative , mostly.but i found the features nice.

  90. Ndut390620


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    3:50 well hello Windows Phone 👋

  91. Paul B

    Paul B

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Intro: “There’s just not a lot of big new flashy features here.” 2 mins later about safari: “It’s the biggest change in iOS 15”

  92. Oscar Vásquez

    Oscar Vásquez

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Good review, even better at 1.25x

  93. Mariachee Bandidos

    Mariachee Bandidos

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    you can have people like jeff from 9-5mac outlining all (most) of the changes or you can have a dude from the verge doing a weird review of how weird the update is. ..., options.

  94. Sheriff Khalid

    Sheriff Khalid

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    why are you mad with safari??? it's the best version, and the best decision apple made. I am unsubscribing

    • Sheriff Khalid

      Sheriff Khalid

      2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

      @tgl cam well it's subjective

    • tgl cam

      tgl cam

      2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

      no its awful

  95. Leon Athavan

    Leon Athavan

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    The reviewer seems mad - Why?

  96. Dan iel

    Dan iel

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    Who are you? Where’s DIETER BOHN???

  97. Robert Scheiber

    Robert Scheiber

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I think I recently saw Widgets and App library in iPadOS 15 in another reporting. Wonder which one is right.

  98. Ananthu Vijayakumar

    Ananthu Vijayakumar

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    i was waiting for you dieter.😪😪

  99. nexus


    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    What is the best place to follow issues with the beta? I find the magic keyboard behaves weirdly with the new iPadOS

  100. Nightboat Chauffeur

    Nightboat Chauffeur

    2 महिन्यांपूर्वी

    I’m glad you’re showing everyone how important it is to sit alone typing on your iPad and wearing your face diaper. 🙄