On Monday, Apple released the iOS 15 version, which will be compatible with iPhones this year, along with the iPadOS 15, which will also be released for select devices this year. However, not all Apple devices will receive updates to iOS 15, iPadOS 15 and watchOS 8 this year.
The Cupertino-based company has the title of longest-running software support for long phones and tablets since the device was launched on average five years ago, but this year Apple has decided to go one step further by announcing iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 will be available using hardware launched in 2015 for users who.
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With support for devices that are about six years old at the moment, Apple will be perfect next year when some of those devices run iOS for seven years. The iPhone 6s, and the first-generation iPhone SE, among others, are relatively outdated in terms of hardware, but they work pretty well in iOS 14.
If you have an iPhone and are wondering if Apple will roll out iOS 15 to your device this year, then there’s a simple way to check it out. If you are currently using iOS 14, your device will be upgraded to iOS 15. If you’re not sure, go to Settings> General> About and check the second entry on that page to check your iOS version – tip, if you recently updated your iPhone, it should say iOS 14.6 next to the software version.
In the meantime, if you currently have an iPad running iPadOS 14, this year you can upgrade your device to iPadOS 15. You can go to your iPad’s settings if you want to make sure you’re running iPadOS 14 by going to Settings> General> About and viewing your device’s software version, and you’re eligible to receive an update this year.
For more details on iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, don’t forget to review Apple’s WWDC coverage related to iOS 15 and updates coming to iPadOS 15.
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