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iOS 13 drops today. Here are 7 key features to look for

The new features included in the mobile operating system will be available Thursday around 11 a.m. MT.

Phil Schiller, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, talks about the new iPhone 11 Pro and Max, during an event to announce new products Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif.
Phil Schiller, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, talks about the new iPhone 11 Pro and Max, during an event to announce new products Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif.
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Apple has released iOS 13, the new software for iPhones.

The new features included in the mobile operating system will be available Thursday around 11 a.m. MT.

If you have an iPhone 6S or later, jump over to your Settings page, tap on the “General” button and then click “Software Update.”

You’ll probably want to put your phone into a power source and connect to Wi-Fi for optimum results, according to CNN. You’ll also want to backup your iPhone, too.

We’ve selected seven new features you’ll want to try immediately. Check them out below.

Dark mode

That’s right. Apple will give its users a chance to switch the phone into a dark background that will be easier for users and possibly save battery life.

Swipe to type

Gone are the days of pressing each button. Like Swipe and Google’s Gboard, the new keyboard will allow you to swipe multiple letters to formulate words.

Maps

Apple Maps will be updated. You can view cities with 3D view. You’ll also have the chance to save favorite spots.

Apple Arcade

The new gaming service Apple Arcade will launch on iOS 13. It will cost $4.99 per month.

Memojis with AirPods

Want to upgrade your Memoji a little bit? You can now give them AirPods. There will be more customization options, too, like giving them earrings, makeup and more accessories.

Reminders

Yes, there will be a chance to the Reminders app. It’ll receive a new look and allow you to add times and locations, too.

Apple sign-in option

You know how you sign into apps with Facebook or Google? Now, you can do the same with your Apple ID.