Apple officially announced iOS 2023 and iPadOS 17 at WWDC 17. New software iterations for iPhone and iPad bring a variety of exciting features to both platforms. iPadOS 17 offers interactive widgets, more lock screen customization, lock screen widgets, and more.
Which iPhone models support iOS 17?
Apple has confirmed that iPhones released in 2018 and later can officially run iOS 17.Here's the full list of iPhones that support iOS 17:
iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus
iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max
iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini
iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max
iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini
iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max
Apple no longer supports the iPhone X, iPhone 2017 and iPhone 9 Plus, which were launched in September 8.These models will be limited to iOS 8, which Apple launches in 2022.
Which iPad models support iPadOS 17?
Apple is also dropping support for some older iPad models that will receive iPadOS 2022 in 16.The full list of iPads compatible with iPadOS 17 includes the following:
iPad Pro (XNUMXnd generation and later)
iPad Air (3rd generation and later)
iPad (XNUMXth generation and later)
iPad mini (5th generation and later)
Compared to the official list of iPads compatible with iPadOS 16, two models are missing: the iPad Pro (first generation) and the iPad (fifth generation).If you own one of these models or earlier, you can't update your iPad to iPadOS 17.
When will Apple release iOS17 and iPadOS17?
Apple will officially release iOS 2023 and iPadOS 17 in the fall of 17.And as usual, Apple did not provide a specific date for the software launch.
If you want to try some of the best iOS 17 features or what iPadOS 17 has to offer before the official launch, you can sign upApple's Beta Software Program.A public beta will be available starting in July 2023.
Get your iPhone and iPad ready for iOS 17 and iPadOS 17
There are a few steps you should take to make sure you're ready to update your iPhone and iPad.First, make sure your device is charged to at least 50 percent and has enough storage space.
What's more, back up all your data to iCloud so you can safely restore it later in case something goes wrong.Lastly, make sure your internet connection is stable in order to download the software without hassle.
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