In this blog post, we will go over the steps to update from iOS 14 to iOS 15. There is a lot of hype about the latest iOS update, and it’s easy to understand why. With all-new features such as Screen Time, Memoji, Group FaceTime, and more. The latest operating system from Apple will be available on September 18th. It’s time for you to make your decision: upgrade or wait?
You may want to consider what devices are compatible with iOS 15 before making this important choice. A good rule of thumb is that the device needs the latest chip in order to install iOS 15 without any issues which include the iPhone 5s and later models, iPad Mini 2nd generation and later models, iPad Air 1st generation, and later series tablets but excludes iPads that were released during 2017-2018.
This release brings new features like Dark Mode, QuickPath typing, Siri improvements, Apple ID Sign-in, Memoji stickers along with a lot more.
Here we will tell you how to install Apple’s latest version of its mobile OS and get it up and running.
What iPhones are eligible for an update from iOS 14 to iOS 15?
The following mentioned all iPhone models are eligible to be upgraded to iOS 15.
- iPhone 12/iPhone 12 Pro/iPhone 12 Pro Max
- iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro/iPhone 11 Pro Max
- iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
- iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
- iPhone 6S and 6S Plus
- iPhone SE
If you are using an iPhone 6, 6 Plus, or iPhone 5S, sadly you are stuck on iOS 13.
Note – Back up your data before installing iOS 15.
Clear Your iPhone
Major updates like these are quite large. This is a good time to clean up your phone for storage space, especially if you have a 32GB model phone.
Once you have your data is backed up and storage cleaned up it’s time to update
- First, visit Settings > General > Software Update, then tap on the Download and Install button.
- Then, type in your security code and agree to EULA.
Now just sit back and relax. The phone will restart few times to complete the upgrade. The time it’ll take will vary depending on Apple’s server load, the model of your phone, also the network connection. After the upgrade completes, you will get a notification that it’s ready to go.
First, you’ll be navigated through a few initial settings screens. After which you can start digging into the new iOS 15 features. Apple is expected to release iOS 15 on September 14th. Which will include features that couldn’t make the 15.0 cut. It will also be bringing a host of fixes as well as overall system improvements to iOS 15. If you liked this article (or if it helped at all), leave a comment below or share it with friends, so they can also know about how to update iOS 14 to iOS15.