Fall Apple Event: How to Watch the iPhone 12 Announcement on September 15

It's official! The fall 2020 Apple event will take place on Tuesday, September 15, rather than sometime in October as leaker Jon Prosser speculated back in August. We can confidently assume that Apple will announce the coolest new features, specs, and release dates of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro and Apple Watch Series 6. We'll find out if talk of four different new iPhone models (one 5.4-inch, two 6.1-inch, and one 6.7-inch model) is accurate and we'll also see if rumors of new 2020 iPads, a more affordable version of the HomePod, and a Tile-like Bluetooth tracker called AirTags are true. We'll be offering commentary during the event in our Facebook group and in the special podcast episode we'll be recording right after. Here’s how you can watch Apple's iPhone reveal too.

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If you’ve watched Apple events in the past, you’re probably familiar with what to expect. Apple will show off all the features of the new iPhone models and Apple Watch. The company will also reveal when we can finally download the shipping versions of iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7 and tvOS 14.

iPhone 12 Announcement: When Is It?

Apple is expected to reveal its new iPhones on September 15. The live event will be held at Apple Park, the company's Cupertino headquarters. The livestream will start at 10 a.m. PT.

How to Watch the iPhone Announcement

On YouTube: 

  • Open the app or visit YouTube.com to watch the announcement live.

On Mac:

On PC:

  • Download the Edge browser by Microsoft for Windows 10 users. Then visit Apple’s Event page, and you’ll be able to livestream the Keynote event as easily as any Mac user. Some devices may be able to stream the event using a recent version of Chrome or Firefox.

On Apple TV, iPhone, or iPad:

  • On iPhone, iPad, or 4th-Gen Apple TV, open the App Store and download the Apple Events app. The day of the keynote event, open the app and watch the livestream.

  • On 2nd- or 3rd-Gen Apple TV, make sure your software is up to date. An Apple Events app will appear around the time of the event (if not already present.)

Live Coverage:

  • Facebook Live Commentary: Before the day of the event, don’t forget to join our Facebook Group so you can follow our live commentary on the event.

  • Post Announcement Podcast: We’ll also be recording a special podcast episode following the iPhone event. We’ll cover all the new things we’re excited about and any parts that didn’t live up to expectations. 

What new iPhone features are you hoping to see? Let us know in the comments.

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