Things to Do Before Installing iOS 11

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The update is being launched Tuesday, Sept. 19 and according to Apple's website for the update, "It makes iPhone better than before". Be sure to back up all of your data before you update as you don't want to lose your precious photos, messages, or documents.

But with iOS 11, some apps that are not coded to operate in 64-bit systems will stop working once the device has been upgraded to iOS 11.

Many people try to download these major updates at the same time.

It's an exciting day for iPhone and iPad users as Apple gets ready to release iOS 11 on Tuesday morning, September 19.

The iOS update will make large numbers of old apps obsolete, it's feared. Here is everything you need to know about iOS 11.

ARKit, which was first announced in June, comes with iOS 11.

If you keep dragging, you get an Exposé-like bird's-eye view of your recent apps and workspaces - a workspace can be multiple apps running in split screen. Simply say "how do you say" plus your desired phrase ending with "in Spanish" or your choice of language and Siri will answer, as long as you have an internet connection.


To update to iOS 11, go into Settings General Software update on your device.

If you're anxious that some of the favorite apps won't make the jump to iOS 11, you shouldn't be.

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Now, iOS 11 starts downloading. Your iPad will restart once or more, and the installation process will take some time. Once there you should see "Screen Recording" add it to the control center.

Lastly, the iOS device will restart, and iOS will have installed. For example, my personal iPad, the first to get the Lightning Port, is the 4th gen model and it won't get iOS 11. There has another method for you if that is the case. You can backup the slate using iCloud or iTunes. To use this second method, connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to your MacBook, iMac, or PC with your Lightning USB cord.

Last, click the download and update.

Ars tested iOS 11 on an iPhone 5S and found that the device predictably ran a bit slower than it did on iOS 10, but it's not necessarily deal-breaking.

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