The iPhone 11 wasn’t the only thing Apple unveiled last week Tuesday. The new iOS 13 which is meant to be a major fix to issues such as security patches, privacy upgrade, efficiency and performances and so many more. The new iOS 13 as reported by BRUMPOST earlier is now official just a day before the iPhone 11 hits the store tomorrow, 20th of September. While the iOS 13 is now being released, the new iPad OS will take a little while.
Apple had decided to split things up with the new development by now making a refined operating system for it’s tablet computer which is sort of a ripped iOS 13 called the iPadOS 13 while the normal iOS 13 will be for iPhones as well as iPod Touch.
Aside the new Dark mode which is honestly gaining more public attention nowadays, there are long list of features and perks to upgrading to the new iOS 13 and in fact, this might be a good motivator to purchase the iPhone 11 smartphone. Meanwhile, there are some questions we must tackle first such as…
What iPhone can run the iOS 13?
Almost all modern iPhones will support the new operating system. So far you’re not using some ancient iPhone brought back from the past to taunt the future, then you should be fine. Meanwhile, the following devices will run iOS 13 or iPadOS 13:
DEVICES THAT WILL SUPPORT IOS 13, IPADOS 13
|iPhone XS||12.9-inch iPad Pro|
|iPhone XS Max||11-inch iPad Pro|
|iPhone XR||10.5-inch iPad Pro|
|iPhone X||9.7-inch iPad Pro|
|iPhone 8||iPad (6th generation)|
|iPhone 8 Plus||iPad (5th generation)|
|iPhone 7||iPad Mini (5th generation)|
|iPhone 7 Plus||iPad Mini 4|
|iPhone 6S||iPad Air (3rd generation)|
|iPhone 6S Plus||iPad Air 2|
|iPod Touch (7th generation)|
Do the following before installing iOS 13
It can be overwhelming when you finally find your own iPhone on the list. Meanwhile, there are some few prep works you should do before updating your current firmware to the latest version. Things such as backing up your data and information always put you on the safe side just in case things go southward.
You’ll definitely need enormous spaces to install this Gigabyte worth operating system on your iPhone which means you need to do away with files and applications you no longer need. Also, CNET has some prep work before installing the iOS 13 on your iPhone. You can read more on that.
When will the iOS 13 or iPadOS 13 be available to install?
The iOS 13 is already rolled out today, 19th of September while the iPadOS 13 will be rolled out next week Tuesday, 24th of September which is 2 weeks after the new iPad 2019 model is released. Since early morning today, some devices has started showing the iOS 13 install prompt meaning in the next couple of days everyone should have it worldwide.
How do I install iOS 13 and iPadOS 13?
The update will be pushed out over the air, the same way current software updates are issued. Once it’s live, you’ll go to Settings > General > Software Update on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to download the update.
Meanwhile, a weak network signal might not be good for this enormous task therefore you should ensure you have a strong Wi-Fi connection and also get your battery charged up because you need those juice to be burned while updating your device to the latest firmware.
The update will also be available through iTunes. Connect your iOS device to your computer and open iTunes. Click on the thumbnail of your device, which should open the Summary tab. Click Check for Update and follow the prompts. It’s really simple.