Apple has revealed iOS 17 at WWDC 2023 and whereas it won’t be probably the most groundbreaking replace ever, it has a number of tips up its sleeve.
Alongside options like Reside Voicemail and up to date autocorrect performance that ought to cease these annoying corrections, Apple revealed Journal, a brand new app for iPhone that helps you be current within the second and savour these little moments all through the day.
Right here’s all it is advisable to learn about Journal, the brand new app coming to iPhone later this yr as a part of iOS 17.
What’s Journal for iPhone?
Journal is an app that, because the identify suggests, goals to turn out to be your digital diary with all of your recollections, objectives, affirmations and anything you wish to scribble about initially or the tip of the day.
The app, in its easiest kind, lets you add textual content, photographs, music and extra to each day journal entries. This lets you not solely protect particular occasions or recollections in your life, however the capability to practise gratitude and each day affirmations, two methods to assist preserve good psychological well being.
It’ll additionally present a variety of suggestions for journal entries based mostly on what you’ve been as much as, be it a current journey to the seaside with the household or one thing easy like a morning run. It’ll additionally listing current connections, map places and extra, making it straightforward to include them into your journal entries.
The app will attempt to get probably the most out of your textual content entries by asking particular prompts about your day, be it questions on a visit you’ve been on not too long ago or one thing else. This lets you add extra data and, thus, a extra full reminiscence to learn again on at a later time.
In case you’re something like us and neglect to journal, you’ve additionally received the choice of setting app alerts both initially or finish of the day that will help you doc what’s going on in your each day life.
In fact, being an Apple service, privateness is vital, and Apple claims that the Journal app – and its contents – are designed to be saved non-public. That features options like on-device processing, end-to-end encryption and even the power to password-protect the app from prying eyes.
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When will Journal for iPhone be out there to obtain?
As confirmed by Apple at WWDC 2023, Journal will probably be out there on iPhones with iOS 17 later this yr – greater than doubtless in September, if earlier iOS releases are something to go by.
Nevertheless, plainly the Journal app would possibly miss the preliminary iOS 17 rollout with the Journal web page on the Apple web site merely promising that it’ll arrive later this yr.
It’s price noting that the Freeform app for iPadOS 16 didn’t ship till December 2022, three months after the discharge of iPadOS 16, so we may very well be taking a look at an identical timeline right here.
We’ll replace this part if/after we hear something concrete from Apple in regards to the Journal app launch date.
Are there any options to Journal out there to obtain now?
You in all probability received’t be that shocked to know that among the many 1.6 million apps out there on the App Retailer, there are loads of journaling apps out there.
The performance and value rely upon the app in query, however in the event you merely can’t wait till later this yr to strive the Journal app your self, you would at all times try the likes of Day One Journal and Moodnotes, with the previous being one of the well-liked journaling apps round – till Journal comes out and steals its thunder, that’s.