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Apple iOS 17 Released Tonight: Is Your iPhone Eligible? When Will the Update Be Available in India

by khushahal vishwakarma
iOS 17

Apple is releasing iOS 17 with new features for compatible iPhones; older models will not be supported. It is recommended to back up before updating. Apple is all set to launch the highly anticipated iOS 17 update on Monday, available for download from 10:30 PM IST. The announcement was made during the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), and the operating system upgrade brings several exciting new features to iPhones. This update is compatible with the XS series and later iPhone models, offering enhancements like interactive widgets, Standby mode, Contact Poster, and much more.

Is your iPhone compatible with iOS 17 update? With the release of iOS 17, Apple is discontinuing software support for some older iPhone models.

The list of iPhones that will receive iOS 17 includes: • iPhone 15 series • iPhone 14 series • iPhone 13 series • iPhone 12 series • iPhone 11 series • iPhone XS • iPhone XS Max • iPhone XR • iPhone SE 2020 • iPhone SE 2022

These iPhones will miss out: • iPhone 8 • iPhone 8 Plus • iPhone X

How to Back Up Your Device Before Updating to iOS 17? Apple recommends taking a precautionary step by backing up your iPhone before downloading the new operating system to minimize the risk of data loss. Your iPhone typically backs up automatically when connected to power and Wi-Fi. If this feature is disabled, you can enable it by following these steps

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  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Navigate to your name.
  3. Select iCloud.
  4. Choose iCloud Backup.
  5. Tap “Back Up Now” to create a backup of your device.

How to Update Your iPhone to iOS 17? To update your device to iOS 17, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Navigate to General.
  3. Select Software Update.
  4. Tap “Download and Install.”
  5. To update immediately, tap “Install.”
  6. Optionally, choose “Later” and select “Install Tonight” or “Remind Me Later.”
  • If you choose “Install Tonight,” make sure to connect your device to a power source at night, and it will update by morning.
  1. If prompted, enter your passcode.

Once you’ve selected “Download and Install,” you’ll see a loading bar with an estimated download time. After the download completes, restart your device, and iOS 17 will automatically install.

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