Apple safety versions – Apple Assistance (CA), iOS 17: Apple unveils the list of iPhone compatible with the update

IPhone update

Internet connection is necessary to update your device. The download time varies depending on the size of the update and the speed of your connection. You can continue to use your device normally during update download. Your device informs you when the latter is ready to be installed. To increase download speed, avoid downloading other content and using a Wi-Fi network.

Apple security versions

This document lists safety updates and quick safety improvements available for Apple software.

About Apple security versions

In order to protect its customers, Apple refrains from disclosing, approaching or confirming the existence of security flaws as long as a survey has not been carried out and that fixes or updates are not not available. This document lists recent versions, including safety updates and quick safety improvements. If you need technical assistance for a security problem, for example to reset the password of your Apple identifier or to consult recent costs on the App Store, consult the article Get help for problems of security. If you think you have discovered a security or confidentiality flaw in an Apple product, find out how to subject your research.

Obtain the latest Apple software updates

  • The most recent version of iOS and iPados is version 17. Find out how to update your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch software.
  • The latest version of MacOS is version 13.5.2. Find out how to update your Mac software and how to allow major updates in the background.
  • The most recent version of TVOS is version 17. Find out how to update your Apple TV software.
  • The most recent version of Watchos is version 10. Find out how to update your Apple Watch software.

Please note that after installing a software update for iOS, iPados, Tvos and Watchos, it is not possible to return to the previous version.

iOS 17: Apple unveils the list of iPhone compatible with the update

Yesterday, Apple did not just present its pro vision of the WWDC 2023 opening conference. The Cupertino firm also gave news from iOS 17, before publishing the list of iPhone compatible with update today. Find it in full in this article to verify that your smartphone will receive it.

iOS 17 iPhone Standby

You probably did not miss the WWDC 2023 opening conference, which took place yesterday. Once is not customary, Apple has created the event by revealing the real star of the evening, namely the pro vision, its mixed reality headset that has been talking about him for years. But this was not the only one on the program, since we also had an overview of iOS 17, the next big update of the operating system.

Again, the Cupertino firm has put the little dishes in the big ones, announcing the end of its famous “Dis Siri”, which will now be replaced by a simple “Siri”, or the standby functionality which transforms the iPhone into real little connected screen. However, if Apple can boast of offering a particularly generous software monitoring compared to competition, it is inevitable that some models will have to do without this new update.

Here is the list of iPhone compatible with the iOS 17 update

Indeed, shortly after the presentation, Apple quickly published the list of iPhone which will be compatible with the next version of iOS. Without further ado, here it is:

You may have noticed, 3 models will leave the list of eligible smartphones this year, namely iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The latter were launched in 2017 and now accuse their seniority. With 5 years of software support, Apple still continues to do much better than the majority of its competitors in this area. The beta of iOS 17, on the other hand, is already available for members of the Developer Program.

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If your iPhone or iPad does not update

To update your iPhone or iPad, you need a compatible device, internet connection and sufficient storage space. It is also useful to leave your device connected to a power source.

If you can’t install iOS 16 or iPados 16.1 on your iPhone or iPad

  • Your device is not compatible with the latest software.
  • The storage space available on your device is not enough.
  • Downloading the update takes a long time.
  • Your device cannot connect to the update server.
  • The update process does not succeed.

If your device is not compatible with the new software

If you do not see the update option to the new software (for example, iOS 16 or iPados 16) when available, your device may not be compatible with the latest version.

  1. Identify your iPhone or iPad model.
  2. Check if your iPhone or iPad model is on the list of devices compatible with the latest version of iOS or iPados.
  3. Update to the latest version of iOS or iPados available.

If your iPhone or iPad is compatible, but does not update, try the steps below.

If the available space is insufficient for the update

If the available space does not download or install an update, the software on your device will try to release them. Only apps data that can be downloaded again are deleted. None of your data is deleted or moved. If the space available on your device is still insufficient, then you can use your computer to update your device.

If you cannot connect your device to your computer, free up space by deleting the content and the apps you no longer need. Access Settings> General> Storage [device name].

If the download is long

Internet connection is necessary to update your device. The download time varies depending on the size of the update and the speed of your connection. You can continue to use your device normally during update download. Your device informs you when the latter is ready to be installed. To increase download speed, avoid downloading other content and using a Wi-Fi network.

If it is impossible to reach the update server or check the update

If you try to update your device, you can see one of the following messages:

iPhone displaying the

“Impossible update search. An error occurred when looking for a software update. »»

iPhone displaying the alert

“Unable to install the update. The software update requires a network connection. »»

Remember to update your device using the same network. If one of these messages is displayed again, try to update your device via another network or using your computer:

If the problem persists after trying several networks, remove the update.