Water resistant

Survive a spill.

Water resistant.

iPhone XS can survive up to 30 minutes in water 2 metres deep. iPhone XR, 1 metre deep. And both resist spills from coffee, juice and tea.1


Every iMessage is automatically secured with end-to-end encryption.


With end-to-end encryption, only you and the person you send a message to can read it. So private conversations stay private.

Use AirDrop to share photos even without a network.

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Larger text

Make text larger.

Larger text.

Want to make every word on your iPhone easier to read? Use the text size slider in Display and Brightness settings.

Group FaceTime

Invite 31 friends to a FaceTime party.

Group FaceTime.

Get the whole gang together on one FaceTime call.2 You can even use your Memoji and add filters, animated text effects, fun stickers and more.

Do Not Disturb

Turn off notifications for a film (or a nap).

Do Not Disturb.

Turn on Do Not Disturb with one tap. Or set it to go on by location — say, the cinema — or at specific times, like during a meeting.


Create a Memoji of yourself.


Choose your eye colour, skin tone, hairstyle — even glasses. Then record yourself talking, singing or rolling your eyes and send to a friend.

Pick the best
shot from a
Live Photo.

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Get ready for bed.


Bedtime plays a few notes of a lullaby when it’s time to turn in. So you get the 8 hours of sleep you need.

Find My iPhone

Lost your iPhone? Find it or wipe it.

Find My iPhone.

See the location of your iPhone on a map, or have it play a sound to help you find it. You can also lock it or wipe it completely.


To type it, just say it.


Tap the mic below your keyboard. Then speak and Dictation types your message. You can even speak punctuation marks, like “full stop” or “exclamation mark”.

Screen recording

Take a video recording of your screen.

Screen recording.

Make and share a video of each step and screen of something you do on your iPhone.

iMessage photo effects

Make messages more fun with stickers, text and filters.

iMessage photo effects.

Shoot a photo or video in Messages. Then tap the Star button in the lower left of your screen to add effects — and fun.


Quickly reply with a thumbs‑up.


In Messages, double-tap the text bubble or photo you want to reply to. Then tap a fun response. And off it goes.

Manage notifications

Choose when, where and which ones you see.

Manage notifications.

It’s easy to do things like turn off alerts from specific apps or choose which notifications play sounds. Just swipe left over a notification from your Lock screen or Notification Centre.


Read the fine print.


With Magnifier turned on in Accessibility settings, simply triple-click the side button to read that candlelit menu.3

Turn off notifications when you’re behind the wheel.

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Full-screen effects

Make an impression in iMessage.

Full-screen effects.

Fireworks. Confetti. Lasers. With iMessage, just hold down the send arrow to preview your options, then release to send.

Double tap

Typing? Double-tap the space bar for a full stop.

Double tap.

Want to type faster? Just double-tap the space bar to add a full stop and start a new sentence. It’s a great shortcut.

With Face ID, your face is your password.

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Reading in Safari? Reduce the clutter.

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Measure app

Measure things without a tape measure.

Measure app.

Using augmented reality, the built-in Measure app can quickly gauge the size of real-world objects like furniture, pictures, walls and more.

Medical ID and SOS

Need help? Hold the side buttons.

Medical ID and Emergency SOS.4

Emergency personnel can access your important medical info without a password. And if you’re travelling, iPhone calls the local emergency number automatically.

With Speak Screen, your iPhone can read to you.

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Bring everything within easy reach.


With Reachability turned on in Settings, just swipe down on the bottom edge of the screen to easily reach what’s at the top.

Undo typing

Made a typo? Delete it with a shake.

Undo typing.

Erase what you just typed in any app. You can even undo an action, like accidentally deleting a note.

Dual SIM.5 For two phone numbers on one iPhone.

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