Install iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 starting tomorrow. Here’s how to download your iPhone or iPad

iOS 14 september 16 comes.

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Apple will release iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 Wednesday, September 16, lots of new features and performance improvements for your iPhone ($ 699 on Amazon) And ipad ($ 300 in back market) Line (here’s how Get your iPhone or iPad today). The announcement was made at Apple’s September 15 “Time Flies” event, where the company also announced Two new Apple Watch models, And a Redesigned iPad Air.

Apple has been continuously updating its iOS software since releasing the first iPhone in 2007, and the first iPad in 2010. In recent years, additional features of the company such as Dark mode, Multitasking improved By placing apps on the iPad on the side and New Privacy Features Such as “Sign in with Apple”, which is designed to have an app to collect information from you without your knowledge.

In 2019, Apple split iOS and iPadOS, effectively promising that it would focus on new features for the iPad that may not come on the iPhone. The intention was to build an iPad experience that could be more competitive with a full computer experience. A new feature released by the company for iPad is support for using a External mouse or trackpad, Making it easy for people to use the device with a keyboard.

this year, iOS 14 introduces new tricks Small apps, such as the iPhone, are known as widgets for the home screen. With iPadOS 14, Apple is adding features such as improved search capabilities. And both devices will be Start allowing people to choose default apps For email and web browser, as well A new message program This makes it very easy to organize conversations.

Below you september After going live on 16, you will get instructions for installing the update.

Read more: iPhone 12 rumors: everything we think we know

Get your iPhone or iPad ready before installing the update

It’s easy to get really excited and install a new software update and it’s available in all its fancy moments, but don’t be overzealous. I suggest taking a few minutes to do some regular maintenance on your iPhone or iPad before tapping on that install button. Not only will this help ensure a smooth update, but you will be free from storage and clutter in the process, and when you install the update, you should have a ready backup in case anything goes wrong.

we have a Guide that walks you through Clean up your device’s storage and the best method to make backups.

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Does your phone run iOS 13? Then it will run iOS 14.

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Which iPhones and iPads are supported?

Apple is keeping its portfolio of supported iPhone and iPad models consistent iOS 13.

Devices that will support iOS 14, iPadOS 14

Phone 11

IPad Pro 12.9 inch (fourth generation)

iphone 11 pro

iPad Pro 11 inch (second generation)

iPhone 11 Pro Max

iPad Pro 12.9 inch (third generation)

iphone xs

iPad Pro 11 inch (first generation)

iPhone XS Max

IPad Pro 12.9 inch (second generation)

iphone xr

iPad Pro 12.9 inch (first generation)

iphone x

iPad Pro 10.5-inch

iphone 8

iPad Pro 9.7 Inch

iphone 8 plus

iPad (7th generation)

iphone 7

iPad (6th generation)

iphone 7 plus

iPad (5th generation)

iphone 6s

iPad mini (5th generation)

iphone 6s plus

ipad mini 4

iPhone SE (First Generation)

IPad Air (third generation)

iPhone SE (second generation)

Ipad air 2

iPod touch (7th generation)


The app library clears clutter on your home screen in iOS 14.

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How to install iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

Once the update is live, usually around 10 pm PT, you will install it like any other software update. To make sure your device is plugged into the charger, it’s a good idea to make sure you don’t run out of battery, and a strong Wi-Fi connection without burning through your data plan Will speed up the process. On your iPhone or iPad, follow these steps:

1. Open up Adjustment Application.

2. Choose Normal.

3. Tap software update.

Your device will connect to Apple’s server and will prompt you to download and install the update. Follow the prompts to complete the installation. When your device reboots, it will be running iOS 14 or iPadOS 14.

Now that you have the latest software up and running, check it out List of our favorite iOS 14 features and how to use them. We also You walk through its new privacy features And a Cool new camera mode to improve your selfie game.

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