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Apple suggests it’ll be added in future, possibly on the later this year.during Monday’s keynote, and it includes a for your iPhone. One feature that wasn’t present was the , but 9to5Mac reported on Tuesday that the updated operating system’s code
An always-on display would let you see information like the time, notifications and missed calls even when your iPhone screen is off. This feature has long been available on Android phones, as well as the Apple Watch Series 5 and later, so its absence on the iPhone is conspicuous.
Diving into iOS 16’s first developer beta, 9to5Mac apparently found multiple frameworks linked to backlight management that hint at an always-on display. This mode may be exclusive to the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max models, Bloomberg reported last month.
WWDC 2022, Apple’s annual developer conference,.
Apple didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.