Apple iOS 11 launches today: India release time, compatibility, top features

Isaac Cain
September 20, 2017

Apps aren't the only casualties of iOS 11, though - the new software also kills iPhones and iPads. On an iPhone or iPad running iOS 11, trying to open a 32-bit app fails and instead shows an error alert.

If you think it's bad news your iPhone 5c can't handle iOS 11 then think again!

Apple has always maintained that you don't really need access to a file system within iOS - it is mobile software, not a desktop operating system.

The end is nigh for all 32-bit iOS apps, so if you're still relying on older apps, it's time to find alternatives.

The US firm has improved the way it releases its iOS updates in recent years and the vast majority of users shouldn't have any issues when attempting to install the upgrade. We'll explain that step below.

Some notable features will be revamped iOS multitasking - with Apple's hardware receiving a more optimised and fluid Control Centre. If you've got an iPad Pro with an Apple Pencil, you can now sign the document and send it on.

For iPads, Apple iOS 11 will work with 12.9-inch iPad Pro (second generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (first generation), 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad (fifth generation), iPad Air 2, iPad Air.

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If you still have an iPod touch, only the sixth-generation model is still supported.

Are you installing iOS 11 on your device?

It's ok if you didn't catch the announcement, since it was sort of overshadowed on the day by the exciting new iPhone 8 and iPhone X launch.

Ikea is not the first home decor retailer to create an augmented reality app, as Wayfair has had an AR app built on Google Tango available since previous year, and recently expanded it to become usable on a second smartphone running Tango. A number of applications have already been pulled from the App Store, so there is no way to update it. You should get a notification letting you know when the update is available. It organises files from various sources like the iPad and other iOS devices, Dropbox, Cloud etc. Just do to iTunes, tap on the device, see if the new software update has arrived and starting downloading.

All iOS device that'll get iOS 11 should be backed up beforehand.

Amongst this, a new feature of Apple Music feature which now lets you discover music which your friends listen to or share your playlists by creating a profile via either your existing Facebook or Instagram account, as well as the addition of iTunes U collections to the Apple Podcasts family.

As mentioned above, iOS 11 brings with a new visual aesthetic - with big and bold fonts, large sub-headings and a clean minimalist look.

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