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What feature is missing on iOS 17 if using an old iPhone?

**Every year, some features in major iOS software updates require specific chips to ensure smooth operation, and iOS 17 is no exception.** If using iPhone models older than before (iPhone 12)(, users will have to accept not being able to use the features iOS 17 features below. ## Uninterrupted StandBy Mode With StandBy, iPhone becomes a smart display with information that can be viewed at a glance when charging on the MagSafe stand in landscape orientation. Users can create their own StandBy by adding widgets and smart stacks, choosing from clock styles, photos, and more. Although StandBy works on all iPhones running iOS 17, only the display consumes power. Low performance with Always On capability on the new iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max provides an uninterrupted experience. ## Point & Speak The Point & Speak accessibility feature in Magnifier’s Detection Mode allows visually impaired people to point their fingers towards buttons or labels on everyday objects viewed through the camera, such as household appliances, to describe or read them aloud. Since this feature requires a LiDAR scanner, it can only work on iPhone 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max, 13 Pro, 13 Pro Max, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max. ## FaceTime gesture response (iOS 17)( brings familiar iMessage effects like hearts , balloons, fireworks, confetti, lasers and other effects for FaceTime calls. These augmented reality effects fill the camera frame and work in compatible third-party video conferencing applications, including Zoom and WebEx. Users can invoke real-time responses manually or with a simple hand gesture like thumbs up. However, gesture response is limited to iPhone 12 and later when using the front camera. On older models capable of running iOS 17, such as the iPhone 11, XS, XR, and SE (2020), users will need to activate them manually via the Control Center. ## Inline Typing Prediction Machine learning in iOS 17 analyzes each keystroke to predict what the user might type next, allowing the user to complete words or entire sentences. Press the spacebar when entering text in apps like Messages or Notes to use predictive text suggestions that are grayed out. This feature can speed up text input significantly, but only works on iPhone 12 and later when using an English keyboard. Getting inline suggestions for word and sentence completion is not supported on iPhone 11 and earlier models. Furthermore, this feature doesn’t work in third-party keyboard apps like Google’s Gboard and Microsoft’s SwiftKey. ## Advanced AutoCorrect According to Apple’s press release post, (feature)( 185230607093127743.htm) iOS 17’s advanced autocorrect has been redesigned around an advanced on-device machine learning language model for word prediction. In addition to greater precision, temporary modifications are underlined to visualize changes. The new language model also helps to correct more types of grammatical errors in whole sentences than before. iOS 17’s advanced autocorrect feature is language limited to Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Korean, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish and Thailand.



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