iOS 10, the biggest upgrade of Apple iOS version is coming in September. This iOS version can give iOS device users some new experience and fix some problems.However, many users may also hesitate to whether it needs to upgrade to iOS 10.
No matter you decided to update to iOS 10 or not, there are some tips that you should know about updating iOS 10. Now keep reading and we will list these tips for you to prepare updating to iOS 10 and make sure the upgrade success.
Get to Know about iOS 10
It is reported that this iOS 10 is the biggest upgrade since the first iOS version. There are a lot of power-use features scattered throughout the firmware that need you to check out first. Read carefully about these changes before updating your iPhone, iPad or iPod.
For a complete guide about iOS 10, check out the post here: Things you need to know about iOS 10.
According to Apple, not all iOS devices are compatible with the latest iOS 10. Before updating to iOS 10, you should check your device is among the upgrade list.
iOS 10 Supported Device List:
iPhone: iPhone 6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/SE/5s/5c/5
iPad: iPad Pro(12.9/9.7 inch model)/Air 2/Air/4th generation/Mini 4/Mini 3/Mini 2
iPod: iPod Touch(6th generation)
Update Apps to Latest before iOS 10 Update
Updating apps and games to the latest version before iOS 10 update seems necessary. Because not all iOS 9 or iOS 8 supported apps can run properly on iOS 10 devices. That’s why apps developers have been working everyday to update their popular apps and games to be compatible with the latest version of iOS.
You should know that if you don’t update your Apps to the latest version for iOS 10, you may not open, delete or update the apps after iOS upgrade. And it may cause some iOS 10 problems such as apps crashing and freezing.
Update iTunes to Latest
Needless to say, your Windows PC or Mac should have the latest version of iTunes installed. An updated suit will ensure full compatibility between your iOS 10 powered device and your computer. Therefore, if you are using iTunes to manage your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, installing the latest version of iTunes could be one forward-looking preparation for iOS 10 update, which is also a good way to avoid iTunes sync issue in iOS 10.
Be Ready with your Login Information
You will need to your iTunes/iCloud/App Store Apple ID and password to download the new update. It is also very likely need the passcode of the device if you make the update for others.
Backup Data Before Update
It is important to backup your data in iOS devices before updating to iOS 10 to avoid data lost after update.
You can easily backup your data via iTunes, iCloud and iRefone before installing the iOS 10.
iRefone, is the professional iPhone/iPad/iPod tool to help you either before updating to iOS 10, or after upgrading to iOS 10. This desktop software not only can help you backup data before updating to iOS 10 to avoid losing data, but also can help you recover lost data after updating to iOS 10. If you accidentally lost part of the data in your iOS devices after updating to iOS 10, iRefone can help you both directly from device and iTunes/iCloud backup. It can recover iOS 10 lost data like Notes, Messages, photos, WeChat, WhatsApp, etc.