What if the Wallet app got an iOS 6 makeover?

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Wallet app (Image credit: iMore)

What you need to know

  • iOS 7 ushered in the world of flat iOS.
  • The Wallet app is didn't escape.
  • This concept shows us what could have been.

Apple went very flat with iOS 7 and while some can't abide its look, others like its simplicity and sharpness. Most would agree that the reality is somewhere in the middle, with there being plenty of room for Apple to roll things back a little. This concept is a great example of exactly that.

Shared to Twitter by developer and human interface designer Kyle Halevi, the concept takes the Wallet app that many of us use multiple times each day, and makes it "more like iOS 6". And boy does it look pretty.

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This shows us a Wallet app that takes parts of iOS 13 and iOS 6 and mushes them together into something that doesn't put form over function but doesn't look like it was designed by someone who lives in a white box, either.

I'm sorry Jony. I love you, really.

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.