iOS 17.2 beta introduces the Journal app

The iOS 17.2 beta that Apple seeded to developers today includes the first iteration of the Journal app that Apple announced back in June when iOS 17 was initially previewed.


Apple’s Journal app allows iPhone and iPad users to record their daily thoughts and activities. It includes data such as photos, music listened to, workouts and more, and it also suggests topics to write about.

Entries can include integrated photos, music and audio recordings and highlight important moments.

The Journal app is password protected and Face ID protected for privacy purposes, and all referrals are made on the device. Entries are end-to-end encrypted.

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