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Some iOS 11 "Why" Questions

dubstir

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Why did Apple decide to add huge left-aligned title text within each app only to have it shrink and centered if the user scrolls? After the scrolling occurs the title text goes right back to where it has always been. Seems pointless and takes up more screen real estate. Does anyone think this serves a purpose?

Why have the huge app bar inside the Messages app, are people sharing GIFs and apps more than writing actual text messages?

Side note: Does anyone actually use the voice recording within Messages? I've tried it immediately after its release, but have never used it again, not on purpose anyway.

Anyone else have any other "why would Apple do this" questions?
 

metllicamilitia

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Apple wanted to make the stock apps the same, why with the title, I couldn’t say. It doesn’t bother me though, I hardly notice it.

The app bar is because Apple is trying to push more apps in iMessage. I use quite a few in an iMessage group and it’ll be nice to have it there when P2P Apple Pay is finally released.

I also don’t use the voice recording with iMessage but it’s still a nifty feature.

My only real why, is why Apple put swipe control for second page characters on the iPad keyboard but not the iPhone keyboard.
 

linsiris

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Why did they remove the force touch to open app drawer and quickly change between apps. That is the real one feature I miss, was fast and helpful specially for the plus iPhones.

Oh and I do use the voice recording a lot, I don’t always have time to type something while on the move, sending a voice note is way faster.
 

Rob Phillips

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Why did they remove the force touch to open app drawer and quickly change between apps. That is the real one feature I miss, was fast and helpful specially for the plus iPhones.

It’s being brought back with iOS 11.1. Apple DOES listen to us...sometimes!
 

Rob Phillips

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What?? Really?? That’ll be great! Thanks for the heads up, anything else new, worth mentioning?

Not really. A bunch of new emoji, some squashed bugs. I’m sure s bunch of it is under the hood stuff for iPhone X.
 

Just_Me_D

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Some iOS 11 "Why" Questions

Why did Apple decide to add huge left-aligned title text within each app only to have it shrink and centered if the user scrolls? After the scrolling occurs the title text goes right back to where it has always been. Seems pointless and takes up more screen real estate. Does anyone think this serves a purpose?

Why have the huge app bar inside the Messages app, are people sharing GIFs and apps more than writing actual text messages?

Side note: Does anyone actually use the voice recording within Messages? I've tried it immediately after its release, but have never used it again, not on purpose anyway.

Anyone else have any other "why would Apple do this" questions?

I have a simple ‘why’ question......“Why don’t you ask Apple?”.........You can even use the following link.

https://www.apple.com/feedback/#mn_p
 
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vpblaze

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My biggest why question and honestly the only thing I have to grumble about my iPhone is the control Center "feature".
The fact that when you toggle WiFi and Bluetooth now, it doesn't actually turn off. I find it so so so so useless. I get I am the minority here, but still. What was wrong with how it had been before????????
 

Just_Me_D

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Seriously, Apple.....Why do I have to quickly press both volume up and volume down buttons just to put the device in DFU mode? Ugh!....(laughing)
 

Premium1

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Why when you "turn off" things in control center don't they actually "turn off?" see wifi, bluetooth, etc.
 

Jude526

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I can’t locate flashlight it’s eating 12% of my battery. This is nuts. Hate this 11.0.3
 

Jude526

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Am not using. I just don’t want it in background. It eating my battery
 

Jude526

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79% battery. Not using Am at work
This is crazy not happy with this update