Ultimate Guide to iOS 11 Update

Must-have Test Before Upgrading to iOS 11

1. Is your iPhone or iPad compatible with iOS 11?
2. How is the battery status of your device when starting iOS 11 update?
3. Which one below is right for iOS 11 update?
4. Which condition is must-have for iOS 11 update?
5. Which saying below is right about data backup?

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Check the right answers:
1. Is your iPhone or iPad compatible with iOS 11? Yes, it is. (Only compatible one can upgrade.)
2. How is the battery status of your device when starting iOS 11 update? I always fully charge it. / I will keep it charging when updating. / It needs a charge of 80% at least.
3. Which one below is right for iOS 11 update? Upgrade to iOS 11 via iTunes. / Upgrade to iOS via "Software Update" on iPhone/iPad
4. Which condition is must-have for iOS 11 update? Your device should be under WiFi network. / iOS update asks for the latest iTunes version.
5. Which saying below is right about data backup? iOS update won't cause data loss, unless there is an accident. / You should better backup your iPhone/iPad via iTunes or iCloud.

ios 11 compatibilityiOS 11 Compatibility List


ios 11 compatible iphones
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 5c
  • iPhone 4s
  • iPhone 4


ios 11 compatible ipads
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2nd generation
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro 1st generation
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad
  • 5th generation
  • iPad 4th generation
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2

iPod Touch

ios 11 compatible ipod touch
  • iPod touch 6th generation
  • 5th generation
  • 4th generation
  • 3th generation

Your device is not supported? Check Chapter 6 to Switch to new iPhone/iPad.

prepare for ios 11 updatePrepare for iOS 11 Update

charge iphone for ios 11 update

Full Battery

make enough space

1.5 GB of Free Space

wifi connection

WiFi Connection

Before you update

1.Full Battery or Connected to Power Source

2.Make Enough Room for iOS 11 Update.

3.Stable Wi-Fi Connection.

4.Or Install Latest Version of iTunes.

5.Backup Your iPhone! Backup is extremely necessary and important.

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update to ios 11How to Update to iOS 11?

  • Plug your device into power and connect to the Internet with Wi-Fi.1
  • Tap Settings > General > Software Update.2
  • Tap Download and Install.3
  • Tap Install. Or you can tap Later and choose Install Tonight or Remind Me Later.4
  • If asked, enter your passcode.5
update to ios 11 wirelessly or update to ios 11 using itunes
Update wirelessly Update via iTunes
  • Connect your iOS device to computer.1
  • Open iTunes and select your device.2
  • Click Summary, then click Check for Update.3
  • Click Download and Update.4
  • If asked, enter your passcode.5

Encounter any problems when updating to iOS 11? Check Chapter 4 for iOS 11 update troubleshootings.

update troubleshootingiOS 11 Update Troubleshooting

Most common iOS 11 update problems and solutions

Other iOS 11 Update Problems

  • iPhone Overheating
  • Battery Draining
  • Bluetooth Problems
  • iOS 11 Download Stuck
  • iOS 11 Cellular Data
  • iPhone Reboot Loop

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Along with each major iOS update, thousands of iOS users encountered various problems, which caused data loss, or even iPhone not functioning.

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Don't like iOS 11? Check Chapter 5 to downgrade to iOS 10.

iconDowngrade to iOS 10


1. Backup your device

Via iTunes

Via iCloud

Via dr.fone

2. Update iTunes

Open iTunes

Menu > Help/iTunes > Check for Update

3. Download IPSW File

Go to the ipsw.me

Select iOS device

Start download and wait

4. Restore IPSW File

Connect device and open iTunes

Boot iDevice in DFU mode

Restore iDevice

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ios 11 faqsiOS 11 FAQs

iOS 11 update frequently asked questions. If you have any other issues with iOS 11, tell us on the Q&A section below.

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