The Apple users have long waited for ios 11. The company introduced not one, but three iPhone devices at its September 12 keynote. The list includes iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X smartphones. All three of them come running on iOS 11 software update. The final version is coming to all Apple devices next week. Many benefits come packed with iOS 11.

Release date and eligibility

According to a report by IBTimes, the update was initially unveiled at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) held on June this year. At the time of the announcement, the firm revealed key details about the software but did not mention any specific roll-out date.

Representatives of Apple only said that it would take place towards the end of this year.

Finally, at its September 12 keynote, Apple announced that the official launch would be held on September 19. The list of devices that will be compatible with the update also includes devices like, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone SE and iPhone 5S.

Apart from the phones, Apple's tablet devices will also get the update. The notable tablets are 12.9-inch iPad Pro (second generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (first generation), iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad (fifth generation) and iPod Touch (sixth generation). The update comes included with new features along with security enhancements and bug fixes.

Ways to install iOS 11

Wireless update, this tops the list of most convenient ways to install iOS 11. Users need to ensure that they are connected to a safe and secure Wi-Fi network while installing the software update. The battery of the device must be on full charge or at least stay connected to a charging port while the update is being installed.

Steps to follow when installing the update

The first step is to connect to a stable Wi-Fi network and then search for the software update in the “Settings” option. It will be under the “General” section. The last step is to begin installation after tapping download. Users must keep few things in mind during installation

Free up storage beforehand.

The installation procedure won’t proceed until there’s sufficient storage. It’s best to uninstall unnecessary apps, pictures, and extra data. Update the iTunes app stored on the PC. Passcode information will be required in this process. The same procedure can be followed on the iPads as well. Those who are unable to update can seek the help of an expert.