Gone are the days when Apple utilized to just create functions for perhaps U.S. and U.K. and some functions that were targeted at the remainder of the world. For the previous 3 years, we’ve got iOS functions developed particularly for India. This time around we have much better SMS spam filtering, brand-new typefaces, brand-new iMessage impacts and a lot more. Here are the very best India-specific functions in iOS 14.

1. iMessage Effects for India

You are currently mindful that if we send out particular keywords in iMessage, for instance, pleased birthday, pleased brand-new year, congratulations, or seat seat, you’ll see full-screen impacts on the app. Now these impacts have actually been localised for India. Attempt typing जन्मदिन मुबारक and send it to somebody on iMessage. You’ll see a charming little lot of balloons appearing over on the screen. Typing Happy Diwali or Happy Holi in Hindi or English set off these impacts too.

2. Much Better SMS Spam Filtering

SMS spam is an issue that afflicts a great deal of Indians. iOS 14 has actually made tackling this issue a bit much easier. We currently had apps such as VeroSMS that would enable you to filter spam now the Messages app is getting extra filters integrated to match those apps. If you tap at the Filters button on the leading left, you’ll see great filters such as Known Senders, Unknown Senders, Transactional Messages, and so on

3. Indian English Translation

One of the languages supported for translation in iOS 14 is Indian English. Now, that’s great to see since you can now equate from Spanish in English however what we actually require is the capability to equate to and from Indian languages. Chinese, Spanish, or Portuguese to Hindi, Marathi or any other Indian language, since that would be a video game changer in India.

4. New Fonts for India

iOS 14 has assistance for 20 brand-new file typefaces and some even existing Indian typefaces have actually got brand-new designs such as vibrant and italics.

5. Assistance for Devanagari Email IDs

If you understand someone who has an e-mail ID in Devanagari, you can now send out e-mails to them through the Mail app. The app now supports Devanagari e-mail IDs, apart from address in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Thai.

6. Download Updates on Cellular Data

The next huge function that we wish to highlight here is increased assistance for cellular information downloads in iOS 14. Apple now permits you to download software application updates, Siri voices, and Apple TELEVISION+ downloads through mobile information, which is ideal for India where individuals utilize a great deal of mobile information and broadband gain access to stays reasonably low.

7. Siri Sounds More Natural

The Indian English voice of Siri sounded a bit robotic in iOS 13, however with the most recent iOS 14 upgrade, it sounds a lot more natural. In case you like utilizing the voice assistant, you’ll hear a more human-like voice now.


Which is your preferred iOS 14 function for India? Let us understand through the remarks.

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