Here is the list of all iOS 6 features

Apple announced and gave us a preview of the next-gen iOS 6 for Apple devices which will bring some great new features and loads of improvements to the iPhones and iPads.


At the time of announcement, Apple had said that there are more than 200 new features and changes, which indeed is a huge number and guys at iMore have compiled a list of all those features. The list starts with Siri and goes on to include every minute change that they noticed. 

the list of the new features and changes below and don’t forget to have a cup of coffee next to you as it is almost never-ending. 




Sports scores (baseball, basketball, football, hockey, soccer)

  • Italian Serie A
  • English Premier League
  • MLS
  • French Ligue 1
  • Spanish la Liga
  • Dutch Eredivisie
  • German Bundesliga
  • MLB
  • NCAA Football
  • NFL
  • NBA
  • NCAA Basketball
  • WNBA
  • NHL
  • Sport player stats
  • Sport team rosters
  • Sports league standingsSports game schedule 

Updated restaurant searches (type, price, Yelp reviews, distance, map, hours, phone number)

OpenTable reservations for restaurants

Movie listings per theatre

Rotten Tomato movie reviews

Movie facts

Movie trailers

Search by actor/actress

Launch apps

Send Tweet

Update Facebook status

Listen to notifications

Eyes Free car integration (in the next year)

International language and local search (Canada, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Korean, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China)

Siri for iPad (new iPad only)



Single sign-on

Share from Photos, Safari, Maps, App Store, iTunes, Game Center

Public API for developers

Contact and Calendar integration


Reply to incoming calls with message (preset or custom) or save reminder (timed or geofenced)

Notification Center

Do not disturb toggle with fine-grain phone call exceptions, schedules, or allowing repeat calls.

Facebook and Twitter compose buttons.



Available over cellular

Apple ID unified with phone number, enabling FaceTime or iMessage answering on iPad or Mac


iCloud Tabs for Safari on other iOS devices and Macs

Offline Reading List

Photo uploads

Smart App banners link to App Store or launches

Full screen video in landscape

Photo Streams

Shared Photo Streams with designated friends, includes comments

Photo Stream pictures in Mac screensaver

Photo Stream now a separate tab, not another album



VIPs – designated contacts cause notifications, e-mails flagged with stars, separate inbox

Flagged mailbox

Attach photos in-line

Open password-protected Office docs

Per account signatures

Fun new pull-to-refresh animation



Barcode collection for boarding passes, store cards, coupon, movie tickets

Pops up on lock screen when you arrive

Includes up-to-date-balance

Boarding passes update with gate changes

Cute deletion animation

Guided Access


Disable certain app interactions with a circle

Limit hardware buttons, touch, and motion control access

Single-app mode



Local search with 100 million business listings with Yelp reviews and pictures

Crowd-sourced traffic data with incident reports

Free turn-by-turn navigation with alternative route offers based on faster ETA

Navigation viewable from lock screen

Siri integration, finds spots along your route

Flyover (3D buildings)

Multitouch rotation, angle change, and zoom

Powered by TomTom

Pinch-out in maps goes to globe view

Game Center

Game Center sync with OS X

Cross-platform turn-based and real-time gaming between iOS and Mac

Issue challenges to friends

Find Facebook friends

Developer SDK


Audio and video sampling during playback

Pass Kit

Rich text on labels, fields, and text views

VoiceOver gestures

Control camera focus and exposure

Remote Web Inspector

CSS filters

Action Sheer

Web Audio API

Cross fade with CSS animation

Game Center in-app experience


Video stabilization

Game groups

Bluetooth MAP support

Transit apps

In-app Bluetooth pairing

Face detection API

Inter-app audio

Frame drop data

Map Kit

Auto layout

State preservation

Pull to refresh on Table views

In-app purchase hosted content

Read and write image metadata

Collection views

In-app content purchases

Multi-route audio


Location-based reminders for iPad

Auto correction for every keyboard

Global network proxy for HTTP

Manual reorder of reminders

Lost Mode – send a phone number to lost device which can be called with single tap

Kernel ASLR

Manual location entry for reminders

Custom vibrations for alerts

VoiceOver improvements

App in Safari search results

IPv6 support for Wi-Fi and LTE

HDR improvements

French, German, and Spanish dictionaries

Word highlights for speak selection

Search all fields in Contacts

New iPad Clock app

Improved keyboard layouts

Made for iPhone hearing aids

Top title bar changes color with app

New dialler layout

New iPod app

Granular privacy control

iCloud-stored user dictionary

Updated sharing menu with large icons

Music ringtones

Redesigned App Store and iTunes

iTunes Match now streams music (rather than just download)

Top title bar changes color with app

New iPod app layout

Granular privacy control

iCloud-stored user dictionary

Updated sharing menu with large icons

Music ringtones, alarms

Redesigned App Store and iTunes (can now view App Store screenshots in full screen)

iTunes Match now streams music (rather than just download)

Support for iPhone 3GS and later; iPad 2 and later, iPod touch 4th gen)

Tilt changes reflection on slider buttons

Spotlight now shows which folder apps are in

Government alerts (AMBER and Emergency) in Notifications

More and new Emojis

Music preview banner overlays current screen

Time since last full charge (usage, standby)

Darker camera UI

“New” banner on app icons after installation

Update history in App Store

15 second skip playback controls for podcasts

Hold navigation arrow in Safari for iPhone for history view

“Enhanced” photos now add “-fixed” to file name

Cleared notifications sync across devices

No more pop-up in Safari when there’s no internet access available

Share calendar that you created (but not one shared with you) from app

Extended functions for China


Sina Weibo



Improved text input


Until now, these are the features that have been spottable but we are surely there might be many more hiding somewhere in the OS and we’ll come across it as developers dig-in the OS.