Apple knows the strategy of engaging people. It has recently launched iOS 10.3. But this does not end of the good news. The actual news is that when users install the OS on their iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone, they can notice their device working in more faster and responsive way.

Why iOS 10.3 Is Gaining Popularity

Renaud Lienhart, iOS engineer said, “iOS 10.3 feels ‘snappier’ because a lot of animations were slightly tweaked & shortened, for the better.”

With this new version, Apple has bid farewell to 19-year-old HFS+ that was based on 32-year-old HFS. And also it replaced with the Apple File System. In the present market, experts state that it’s a big step & this new formation saves the mobile phone space and optimizes it for the solid-state drives (SSDs).

There Is a Lot More in the Bucket
Without any delay, Apple users download all the new versions that apple release. However, there are various misconceptions presence about iOS, one of the biggest concern is security. Keeping this in mind, here we have listed some of the interesting new features that make iOS 10.3 futuristic. And they are,

1. Find My AirPods

Well, AirPods are easy to lose. So Apple introduces its new Find my AirPods feature. This feature works activated in the new OS. When Apple users forget where they kept their AirPods last, or they lost it. Simply they can use the Find my iPhone application and it will notify the new icon for AirPods.

On the other hand, you can find your AirPOds on the map, this will give you an idea about the last location where your AirPods ware connected to the device. Yes, you have other option too that can help you identify your last AirPods location easily. On the other hand, If a user’s AirPods are connected with the device via Bluetooth, then the advanced feature can play a high pitched sound that helps users find out their AirPods instantly. Yes, you can say all iOS 10.3 features are working effectively but this one is extremely favorable between the users.

2. Updated Siri

Apple introduced this advanced special feature for the cricket lovers. AI assistant Siri can understand that cricket is one of the famous sport, and people want to know the score according to their comfort. Because in this busy schedule people don’t get time to watch the complete match. Here is the Siri, which can update you about the latest scores of the cricket matches. Also, AI assistant Siri will help users to book there Uber rides in advance and in paying bills.

3. App Store Gets Better

Now the updated App Store allows the users to rate the apps that they are using. This new tactic allows users to express their experience through review and rating without switching to the App store. This particular process helps the company to understand all aspects of the users and subsequently, they can work to make it better. The app developers can also respond to these reviews, and make this entire arena like a forum.

4. Customize App Icons

This one is for the developers only. The new feature allows developers to modify the app icons anytime without updating the app. They also give assurance that the feature is not misused.

5. User Interface Feature

This feature is small to get noticed by all the users. With this feature when you will close your application, you will get a rounded corner at the edges. Most of the users like this change because the animation goes perfectly with this rounded corner of the app icons.

According to the trends, Apple has changed the dashes by a circle which you can notice while typing the code. Apart from that, changes can be seen in the form of up/down points for switching mails in the mail application.

6. Updated Podcast widget

Now the control center can be enhanced with a podcast widget, which allows the users to listen there podcasts quickly and to move next effortlessly. But this new look widget never shows recently played albums. Alternatively, it features only cover art of the podcasts that you are subscribed.

7. Changes in Apple ID Profile

As we all know, changes start with the icon of setting. Here you can see this section is holding all your valuable information that linked with your device. This includes your Apple ID, iCloud and iTunes information, and the App store settings. It also allows you to update your all payment information, checks iCloud storage, set up family sharing, and check all the devices that are connected with your Apple ID.

8. Hourly Weather Forecast


Now, the maps app gives you complete details about the condition of the upcoming weather. You just need to touch the weather icon to the right of your mobile can give you weather information of coming six hours. This feature will aid the users to avoid unfavorable and unexpected weather conditions. So, you can make your travel plans accordingly.

9. Updates for CarPlay


This innovative give user assistance to switch app simply like they do not have to step back to the parent screen. This remarkable music app gets a unique Up next screen characteristic, means the group of songs that are in the set and this attribute & also gives you the ability to access the album see from the song display.

10. Improved Safari & iCloud

The Verizon users can now use any iCloud-connected mobile device to answer Wi-Fi connection calls. Earlier this feature was for T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T users.

Although to activate this, customers will have to use mobile phone tab to the settings and start Wi-Fi call. Apart from that, you can see iCloud storage simply through a breakdown by accessing the iCloud settings page.


Undoubtedly, iOS 10.3 is loaded with some great features. When we start this article we said that Apple is well acquainted that engage and attract users at the right time. Apple is always giving surprise to the user through new features so we can assume that coming times we will get more advanced features from the house of Apple.

Author's Bio

Nitin Lahoti

Nitin Lahoti is the Co-Founder and Director at Mobisoft Infotech. He has 15 years of experience in Design, Business Development and Startups. His expertise is in Product Ideation, UX/UI design, Startup consulting and mentoring. He prefers business readings and loves traveling.