Sunday, September 16, 2018

How to prepare iPhone - iPad for iOS 12 release

As we told you yesterday about iOS 12 release time and it is expected to be released tomorrow September 17. iOS 12 comes with handful features like a customizable Control Center, powerful multitasking and more  in this post we're going to guide you how to prepare for iOS 12 release on your iPhone/iPad by making some stuff..

How to prepare iPhone - iPad for iOS 12 release

How to get your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch ready for iOS 12 release

1- Check if your iPhone supports iOS 12

One of the main things you need to do before downloading and installing iOS 12 update is to see if your iPhone,iPad or iPod Touch is compatible to iOS 12 and below you can see if your device supports iOS 12 or not:
  • iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2nd generation, 12.9-inch iPad Pro 1st generation, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 5th generation, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2
  • iPod Touch 6th generation
iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR will come pre-installed with iOS 12 so no worries about anything in case you are buying any of the mentioned devices.

2- Free Up some space

iOS 12 requires at least 2GB of free space, so make sure to free up some space on your iPhone by deleting unused applications by going to Settings--->General--->Storage & iCloud Usage--->Manage Storage and then start tapping on the apps that you don't want and tap on "delete app".

3- Update to latest iTunes version

In order to avoid any kind of issues while updating your iOS device to iOS 12 we recommend you to update iTunes to the latest versions on your Mac or PC.

4- Backup your iOS device

Before doing anything always make sure to backup your iPhone using iTunes as you will be able to downgrade back to iOS 10.3.3 in case you didn't like iOS 12 or for some reasons you want to downgrade.

5- Check for iOS 12 release time at your time zone

iOS 12 release will be tomorrow on September 17 and the release time will be different from one country to another so we recommend checking our post about iOS 12  release time

Jailbreakers avoid updating to iOS 12

This is a warning to all jailbreakers, if you don't want to lose your jailbreak and lose your installed jailbreak tweaks we are highly recommend you to stay away from iOS 12 as it is still un-jailbreakable.


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