Apple Pushes iOS 11 To Compatible iPhones & iPads

iOS 11 Productivity

Apple has rolled out iOS 11 to all the compatible iPhones and iPads. The iOS 11 is available on the recently released iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. However, the Cupertino-based tech company has rolled out the update for the existing iPhones and iPads. In addition to new features, the refreshed iOS 11 will also ship with invisible performance improvements.

To download and install iOS 11, you require access to compatible iPhone or iPad. You can install iOS if you have iPhone 5s, SE, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus including the recently launched iPhone 8 series. The iOS 11 is also compatible with iPod touch 6th generation.

When it comes to the iPad, you can download and work with iOS 11 in iPad Mini 2, 3 and 5. The new software is also compatible with the 1st and 2nd generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Some of the other iPad models are 9.7-inch and 10.5-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Air 2 and iPad 5th generation.

According to CCN, you should wait until the release of the first minor update to the iOS 11. However, if you are unable to resist, you can straight away download the new update. The updates can be installed as and when available.

iOS 11

Firstly, you should capture a backup of all the important files, images and videos before proceeding to install the iOS 11. Even though the update process will be smooth, you need to backup because of safety reasons. Even if you have a mobile connectivity, you need to activate Wi-Fi and charge the device up to 100 percent before clicking the Download button.

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The update process will take around 30 minutes depending upon the speed of your Wi-Fi connectivity. You will not be able to work with the device after initiating the Download process.

The iOS 11 ships with plenty of new features such as an improved control center, addition of Insight Heart, IKEA, and Sky Guide apps. Moreover, the App Store has been redesigned with improved Siri and Accessibility related features. Apple also added new photo effects. Moreover, the company is planning to introduce a new peer-to-peer payment tool before December 2017, which enable people to deliver messages over Siri.

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