iOS 10 Upgrade: Biggest iOS Update Ever

Should I Upgrade to iOS 10

iOS 9 VS iOS 10

iOS 10 VS iOS 9

With the unveiling of iOS 10, some Apple fans upgraded their iPhone to iOS 10 beta at top speed, while others hesitated. Should you upgrade your iOS device to iOS 10? Apple did unveil some very useful and much needed upgrades in iOS 10. So how does iOS 10 differ from the iOS 9 currently running on your iPhone or iPad?

Should I Upgrade iPhone 5/5s to iOS 10

With the release of iOS 10, many people want to seize the last big release that the iPhone 5 will really support while worrying about whether the old hardware of iPhone 5 will limit what it can do. If you cannot make the decision, we do the test for you.

Upgrade Preparation

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iOS 10 Compatibility

  • iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, 12.9 and 9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3 and iPad mini 4
  • iPod Touch 6th generation
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Free Up Space

When you update your iOS devices to iOS 10, you might see a message that there's not enough space on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Looking to free up some room on your iPhone ahead of downloading iOS 10? Click here.

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Backup

Before beginning the update, make sure you have backed up your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to iCloud or iTunes. It's unlikely anything will go wrong, but if it does, you could lose any data that's changed since your last backup such as new contacts, documents, photos, videos and more.

How to Upgrade to iOS 10

Step 1

For OTA upgrading, go to Apple website and log in to your Apple ID on iPhone/iPad.

Step 2

Swipe down to hit "Download Profile" button. At the Install Profile screen, select "Install".

Step 3

After rebooting, tap "Settings" > "General" > "Software Update" to get the file and choose to download and install iOS 10 public beta with terms and conditions.