iOS 16 has been available for more than a week, and there's a lot to discover in Apple's latest mobile software update

Connect your Joy-Con controllers to your iOS 16 iPhone or iPad. To begin, hold down the little black pairing button on the Joy-Con until the green lights begin to alternate

The Photos app's Hidden album is clearly not hidden; anyone can easily find it. It is impractical for concealing private photos and videos adequately. While Apple allows you to make the Hidden album "invisible," anyone who has access to your phone can make it visible again and view everything inside

For a long time, sharing Wi-Fi passwords didn't work automatically, and you couldn't just pull the password from your settings. You had to remember the password if you wanted to share a saved Wi-Fi password with someone else, such as an Android user or someone on a computer

duplicated the same photo or downloaded a video more than once, resulting in duplicates littering your photo album If you have plenty of storage, it may not be a problem, but if you're running low on space, iOS 16 allows you to easily remove every single duplicate

Copy and paste photo and video edits such as saturation, contrast, and brightness from one photo to the next. If you edit one photo or video and are pleased with the results, you can copy and paste those changes to any other photo or video in your camera roll

Haptic feedback has long been available on the iPhone. When you try to delete an app from your home screen or enter an incorrect password on your lock screen, you feel it beneath your fingertips. Until now, it had never been available for the stock iOS keyboard. To enable a slight vibration for each key you type, go to Settings > Sounds & Haptics > Keyboard Feedback and turn on Haptic

Bookmark your favorite tabs in Safari limits the number of open tabs to 500, and if you're approaching that limit, you can scroll indefinitely, but there's now an easier way to find the exact tab you're looking for. If you hold down on an open tab, you now have the option to Pin Tab, which will make it appear as a tiny tab preview that is permanently pinned there, which you can then tap to view

7 Surprising iOS 16 Features We Discovered

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