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Apple officially unveiled its newiPhone fourteen models its“Far Out” effect Sept. seven —here’southward everything the tech giant announced. The new phones volition undoubtedly come with Apple tree’due south freshiOS 16 software upgrade already installed. Following Apple’southward yearly cycle,
iOS 16 for compatible iPhones
will be released on Mon, Sept. 12.

I’ve been playing with
iOS sixteen beta
for months and tin tell you right now that features likeunsending text messages and automatically
removing people and objects from photos are early highlights.

Alas, non every existing iPhone will be compatible with Apple’s latest software — some owners simply won’t be able to install iOS 16, specially on older devices you may be hanging onto or take repurposed to employ in other ways to
give your old iPhone new life. We’ll walk you through what we know correct now most iOS 16 compatibility for your iPhone once Apple makes the new software available to the general public. Also, here’southward how to bring back the
battery percent to your iPhone status bar using iOS 16.

Every iPhone model that will back up iOS 16

The following iPhones volition be compatible with iOS xvi once Apple makes the new software available for you to download on Sept. 12.

  • iPhone viii
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone eleven
  • iPhone eleven Pro
  • iPhone xi Pro Max
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 Mini
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 13 Mini
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone thirteen Pro Max
  • iPhone SE
    (second generation and after)

It’s besides expected that every model in theiPhone 14 series
will run iOS 16 when it arrives.

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Observe out which iPhone model you have

Non sure which iPhone you own? You tin easily figure out the model from within your settings to check if it volition run iOS 16.

To find your iPhone model, launch the Settings app and go to
About. Side by side to
Model Name, you should see what type of iPhone you own. Underneath that, yous’ll see a
Model Number, which you lot can use to find out more specifics about your model, such equally capacity and year introduced, but that’s not necessary (only for iPhone SE) for checking whether your phone will support iOS xvi or non.

Model Name of iPhone

To check your iPhone model, go to Settings > Full general > About.

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What happens to older iPhones like the iPhone 7 Plus?

Unfortunately, whatsoever iPhone older than the iPhone 8 will non support iOS 16, including the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Many people on Twitter were surprised by this, because many expected at least the iPhone 7 Plus to support iOS 16. Instead, the iPhone 7 series and some older models will only support upwards to iOS fifteen.

iPad 2021 and iPad Mini

The latest generations of the iPad and iPad Mini will both back up iPadOS 16.

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Will my iPad work with iOS 16?

Yep, the iPad has its own version of iOS sixteen that’s known as iPadOS 16. This newest operating system will be supported on the following iPad models:

  • iPad Mini
    (5th generation and after)
  • ‌iPad‌ (fifth generation and later)
  • iPad Air
    (third generation and afterward)
  • iPad Pro
    (all models)

Whether yous’re going to go along your electric current iPhone or buy a new iPhone 14, hither are
22 little known iPhone settings
you should know almost to make their phones faster, safer and more fun to utilize.