How to watch all the announcements from Apple’s biggest software event of the year

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Apple CEO Tim Cook
Apple CEO Tim Cook.

  • Apple’s WWDC keynote address will stream live on June 7 at 1 p.m. ET.
  • The keynote is expected to reveal new features coming to iOS 15, MacOS 12, and WatchOS 8.
  • WWDC runs through June 12 with more than 200 conference sessions for developers to watch and join.

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference will be a virtual event for a second consecutive year, starting with a keynote address on June 7 at 1 p.m. ET.

The keynote is expected to feature details related to new Apple software like iOS 15, MacOS 12, and Watch OS 8, as well as potential product announcements for staple Apple devices like the MacBook Pro.

How to watch Apple WWDC, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference

Apple’s WWDC 2021 keynote will stream live on YouTube and Apple.com starting at 1 p.m. ET on June 7.

If you’re watching at Apple.com, it’s recommended to use Safari on iOS 12 or later, but the stream should be accessible via the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge on various devices.

The YouTube stream of WWDC will be accessible through the YouTube app and website, but we’ve noticed that Apple’s YouTube video seems to run a bit behind the Apple.com feed during live events.

After the keynote address, WWDC will continue through June 12 with more than 200 conference sessions planned. The event gives developers who create software for Apple devices a chance to connect with the company, learn about upcoming features, and improve their skills.

You can view WWDC sessions online at Apple’s developer site starting June 8, or watch inside the Apple Developer app on an Apple device.

What to expect from Apple at WWDC

Apple used last year’s WWDC keynote to introduce its M1 chip, which has significantly improved battery and overall performance for the latest iPad Pro and MacBook models. We anticipate Apple announcing an update to the MacBook Pro, given the company’s track record for annual revisions to its flagship notebook, and a successor to the M1 chip could be introduced too.

WWDC will also likely introduce iOS 15 and the next MacOS after Big Sur. Major updates for iOS and MacOS usually arrive in the fall when new iPhones are released, but Apple often teases new features at WWDC and opens public testing of the upcoming software in the following weeks.

Apple’s last major keynote address was an April event called Spring Loaded, where it introduced iPad Pros and iMacs using M1 chips, a new Bluetooth tracker called AirTag, and a purple iPhone 12.

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