Tips for updating to iOS 11

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By now, most supported - and regularly updated - apps will have been made compatible with iOS 11, but that doesn't mean all of your favorite apps will survive the transition.

Just go to Settings About Software Update on your iOS device and check if the update has arrived. This might take some time to download, and you should make sure you back up your device onto a computer or onto the cloud before you update your software.

With that said, you should also maintain at least one local backup using iTunes. We'll explain that step below.

Apple iOS 11 natively includes the functionality to record the smartphone's screen and Save the resulting videos to the device's camera roll. To qualify for the update, you'll need a recent iPhone: the SE, 5S, 6, 6S and 6S Plus, 7 or 7 Plus. It released the iPhone 5 and the fourth-generation iPad in 2012 and the iPhone 5c in 2013.

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Even the iPod Touch 6th Generation will receive the update. iOS 11 terminates support for 32-bit apps.

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The Apple Watch saw a big software update with the release of watchOS 4. If you hold off your download a bit longer, you may save yourself a small headache. 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. In iOS 11, however, it's much easier.

To activate "Type to Siri" option, users need to navigate to General Settings.

You can also automatically upload your library of photos to your iCloud so you can delete them from the phone without losing them.

Apple also finally did away with 32-bit apps on iOS 11 and there are a lot of performance upgrades underneath that helps boost the battery life and improve responsiveness.

However, this new OS launch isn't likely to arrive until later this evening, so if your waking up reading this, don't get in a tizz because you haven't already got all the exciting new features on your iPhone or iPad. This is set to change with iOS 11. It will also support any iPad Air, any iPad, iPad mini 2 and newer and iPad (2017).

Apple Maps now have indoor maps for major airports and shopping centres, and there's a DND mode while driving. Give it a minute or two and it'll download, then wait a few more minutes for the update to load to your device. After all, if a developer isn't really interested in keeping an app around, you probably shouldn't bother using it.

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