Apple’s iOS 11 update will be released imminently and users are only a few hours away from being able to obtain the latest software update.
Some notable features will be revamped iOS multitasking – with Apple’s hardware receiving a more optimised and fluid Control Centre.
Apple’s voice assistant, Siri, will be smarter with a deeper contextual understanding of topics someone is reading whilst iOS 11 launches Apple to the forefront of augmented reality with ARKit.
Split screen mode along with Drag and Drop, will also feature on the iPad – enabling people to send across text, photos, files, etc. across the split screen.
Here’s when to expect it to be available on your iPhone and iPad.
When will iOS 11 be released today?
Apple said at the launch of the new iPhones that the latest software update will be available today (Tuesday, September 19).
As with previous software versions, Apple usually releases its software updates at around 6pm BST. 10am PST/1 pm EST.
They never reveal an exact launch time so you’ll need to keep checking your settings to see when it becomes available.
How to check for updates?
Head to Settings > General > Software Update to check for any potential updates.
What Apple devices will get iOS 11?
- iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s.
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2nd generation, 12.9-inch iPad Pro 1st generation, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 5th generation, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2.
- iPod Touch 6th generation.