Plus any newer iOS devices. If you have an iPhone 5C, and iPhone 5 or anything older than that you will be out of luck!
Find out more here: Can my iPad or iPhone run iOS 11? The iOS 11 update is taking too long We had a complete nightmare installing iOS 7 in - it took us all night. We had hoped things might go a bit smoother in with the launch of iOS 8. Again, many faced installation dramas because Apple's servers seemed unable to cope with the sheer number of people trying to access them to get the download.
So if this was your experience it's not a huge surprise, and you shouldn't feel like you're alone. One thing is for sure: Whenever a new iteration of iOS comes out, we recommend giving it a few days just to let the clamour die down and any bugs get ironed out before you put it on your device.
If you are installing the update few months after the launch there should be no problems with busy servers or long delays. In that case, if you are having issues with the download time, it may be that your WiFi network isn't performing. How to fix problems with WiFi on iPhone or iPad. To do so, double press the Home Button so that the app switcher appears and swipe up on the Settings app. Then reopen Settings and try downloading the software again.
While it's worth waiting a while longer, just in case it's just taking a long time, if you are convinced that the phone has crashed then you could reset it. The process to reset your iPhone depends on the model you have.
If you have an iPhone 7: Press and hold the on-off switch at the side of your iPhone or iPad and the lower volume control switch on the other side at the same time. Keep both buttons pressed while your iPhone turns of.
Wait for it to restart before letting go of the buttons. If you have an older iPhone or an iPad: Press and hold the on-off switch at the top or side of your iPhone or iPad and the Home Button at the same time. Now try starting the download process again.
If your device gets stuck on this screen it may be because your WiFi connection has dropped, so check your internet connection. If that's not the cuprit then try resetting your device as per the steps above.
There's not enough space on my iPhone or iPad All that presumes you had enough space on your iPhone to start with. A common problem when updating your version of iOS is to find that there isn't room on your device for the install file. One solution is to delete lots of files from your iPhone and make room, then put them back afterwards. Another option is to update iOS via iTunes on your Mac. If you don't need to free up a lot of space you may be happy to delete a few images from your Camera Roll or some of your music.
You might find it useful to read our guide to saving space on your iPhone here. We explain this relatively painless process in a separate article: How to update iOS using iTunes on your Mac.
Let us know if you encounter any. Alarm doesn't work after update Apple is keen for more users to install incremental iOS updates that provide fixes and small improvements. One way it encourages this is by offering the chance to install them for you overnight while you're sleeping. If you're prompted to update your iPhone while you're using it, Apple now lets you choose 'Later,' which will then specify a time period during which it will update automatically for you if you've got your iPhone plugged in to a power source, which most people do overnight anyway.
She expected to wake up in the morning as usual to an updated iPhone. And indeed she did, but she woke up more than an hour after her alarm was scheduled to go off. The update had worked brilliantly, but her alarm had been deactivated, causing her to be late for work. She's not the only one. Users have taken to social media and forums to express their annoyance with the issue, which we consider to be a bug, and many have been late for important meetings and school.
Therefore, we'd only recommend choosing the later option if you don't have to wake up at a particular time in the morning, or if you can set another alarm on a different device! If since upgrading to iOS 11 you think your battery is draining really fast you might just have to wait for Apple to issue an update to the software as yet we are unaware of any specific problems related to the battery though. However, it is often the case that following an iOS update people do complain about reduced battery life.
If you are finding that to be the case if could be that some of the settings you had that were preserving battery life have been changed, such as Backgroud App Refresh and some of the Mail settings. We think it may be the case that it isn't possible to change the frequency that Mail updates any more - one of our tips for reducing the battery usage.
How to improve iPhone and iPad battery life.