The iOS 16 update was finally officially released by Apple on Tuesday (13/09) by bringing various features that are quite interesting to try on the iPhone.
After much anticipation, the iOS 16 update was finally officially released by Apple on Monday (12/9/2022) or Tuesday (13/9/2022) at 00.00 WIB, iOS 16 brings a variety of features that are quite interesting to try on the iPhone.
Carrying the theme “Personal is powerful”, iOS 16 brings a number of new features that will make it easier for you to personalize your device.
iOS 16 will bring a feature that can do more customization on the lock screen. You can customize the lock screen by adding photos, complete with your favorite widgets. Including calendar, date, time zone, and widget support for your favorite apps.
The notification display now appears at the bottom of the screen, so it will not cover the main lock screen that you have created. Speaking of notifications, you can also set the focus to display the desired notifications or select the available options.
Not stopping there, Apple also improved the security side for iOS 16. And of course, there are still many other features that you can try after iOS 16 is successfully installed on your iPhone.
Apart from being able to get the latest features, the iOS 16 update is also important because it brings a number of fixes to bugs and security holes, as well as improvements to the iPhone’s memory usage efficiency. So that it will provide comfort and smoothness for you.
Speaking of iOS 16, Apple is starting to abandon some iPhone models, including the iPhone 7 which has reached its limit in terms of supporting the latest version of iOS updates. The 6-year-old iPhone is no longer getting the latest iOS, with iOS 15 being the last version used on this phone model.
List of iPhones compatible with iOS 16:
- iPhone 14
- iPhone 14 Plus
- iPhone 14 Pro
- iPhone 14 Pro Max
- iPhone 13
- iPhone 13 mini
- iPhone 13 Pro
- iPhone 13 Pro Max
- iPhone 12
- iPhone 12 mini
- iPhone 12 Pro
- iPhone 12 Pro Max
- iPhone 11
- iPhone 11 Pro
- iPhone 11 Pro Max
- iPhone Xs
- iPhone Xs Max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8
- Plus iPhone SE (2nd generation or later)
So for those of you who are ready to upgrade, prepare a quota or connect to a stable wi-fi network to update iOS 16 on a predetermined schedule. Don’t forget to charge your iPhone before updating to iOS 16.
How to update iOS 16 on iPhone?
Before updating to iOS 16, you must of course remember your Apple ID and password. Not only that, a passcode is also required when updating to iOS 16.
It is recommended to backup the data on your iPhone to iCloud. This is to avoid unwanted things, so you can still access the data that has been backed up to iCloud. Wi-fi and a charger are required so that the update process to iOS 16 can run smoothly and your iPhone stays on without fear of running out of battery.
Well, after knowing what to prepare before the iOS 16 update, here’s how you can follow applies to all models.
How to update iOS 16 for all iPhone models:
- Make sure you have backed up either via iCloud or moved to a laptop or computer.
- Connect your iPhone with the charger connected to the internet using wi-fi.
- Open the Settings > General menu, and then tap Software Update.
- If two iOS update options are available, select the one you want to install.
- Tap Install Now.
- If you see Download and Install, tap download to download the update, then enter your passcode, and tap Install Now.
- Wait for the iOS 16 update process to complete, and then the device will restart automatically.
It’s not difficult, right? Please check the iOS 16 update notification on your iPhone. Make sure you’re on the list of iPhone models compatible with iOS 16! Finally, good luck with iOS 16 with its many exciting feature enhancements.