CAPTCHAs Can Be Avoided With This New iOS16 Feature

The most annoying thing is when particular websites or apps ask you to verify that you’re not a robot. This is known as CAPTCHA verification. Reportedly, iOS16 is launching a new feature that could let you skip these weird verification processes. 


CAPTCHA is an online test designed to confirm that the user is not a robot. It pops up out of nowhere when you are trying to open certain websites or apps. It involves you in selecting options asked about in the question. CAPTCHA might ask you strange questions. Like, “select all pictures with a traffic signal in them” or retype a particular phrase written on the screen. It gets very irritating sometimes. At times CAPTCHA even asks about pictures of an object that is even not available in the list of pictures displayed by them. To avoid this hassle, Apple is currently developing a new feature which will make it easy for you to avoid this. 

How Would The Feature Work

Now according to many Apple enthusiasts, this feature would lie in the settings. After updating your IPhone to iOS16, you can simply open settings. Go to your Apple ID screen. Select the option of password and security. For the final step, click on ‘automatic verification’. Following this procedure will mark you as a human to any CAPTCHA tests being placed in front of you. 

Apple also raised the matter of how CAPTCHA tests are not in the best interests of a user. They are said to be taking away your important information. That too without you even knowing. Apple further enlisted some other measures that websites can follow regardless of the unusual tests. They strongly believe that using Private Access Tokens (PATs) can privatise the users activities more efficiently. Apple allocates these tokens through their iCloud software. It also protects you from any manoeuvres against your security. 

Apparently android is not on board with the idea of PATs. Apple alongside other softwares such as Google are building on this foundation. Apple has officially talked about these methods in international tech events such as Worldwide Developer Conference. They are close to bringing this feature into reality more than ever now. 

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