You're going to have to attend a little bit longer for iPadOS 16

Stage Supervisor has been all anybody has talked about since Apple introduced the characteristic again at WWDC 2022, but it surely seems to be inflicting much more issues for Apple.

A brand new report by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman (opens in new tab) has claimed that Apple will likely be delaying the official launch of iPadOS 16 (opens in new tab) till October 2022. The software program was initially scheduled to launch in September of this yr alongside iOS 16 and watchOS 9. The delay in Apple’s pill software program appears to be attributed to Stage Supervisor.

“The delay of the software program is due, at the least partly, to an bold effort to overtake the iPad’s multitasking capabilities. The replace features a characteristic referred to as Stage Supervisor that lets customers function a number of duties on the similar time, resize home windows, and bounce between completely different clusters of apps,” Gurman stated.


Whereas many individuals have been hoping for brand new and improved multitasking options on their finest iPad (opens in new tab), Stage Supervisor has confronted its share of criticism because the iPadOS beta was launched. Whereas bugs are anticipated in beta software program, some customers have discovered Stage Supervisor (opens in new tab) complicated and unintuitive. There have been just a few grumblings concerning the Stage Supervisor not engaged on older iPads (opens in new tab) when it was first realized regardless of Apple explaining that it could not run on the older {hardware}.

Delay may very well be a blessing in disguise