Published: Fri, September 22, 2017
Technology | By Christopher Mann

IOS 11 has arrived

IOS 11 has arrived

And already, the software is seeing itself being installed on 10% (10.01% to be more exact) of compatible devices worldwide.

This past March, analytics firm Sensor Tower estimated that as many as 187,000 could lose support when iOS 11 released. Older versions of iOS will continue to run the 32-bit apps... One can individually go to WhatsApp and clear out all those forwarded photos, videos, which are not needed from each chat. To add a filter all you need to do is swipe up and you are good. That includes the iPhone SE, any iPhone 6 or 6s and the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. (NASDAQ:GOOGL), which get quicker access to updates.

If you are near your computer with iTunes, it might be faster to update this way.

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In the iPad Mini series, Apple iPad Mini 4, 3 and 2 are all eligible too.

The iOS 11 brings drag and drop feature which allows the users to drag and drop text, photos, and files from one app to another.

You'll see a lot of changes to your iPhone and iPad as soon as you install iOS 11, but there's more tucked under the new icons and upgraded Siri voice. Just go to Settings, then General, then About, and finally Applications On Your iPhone.

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Now that you have a backup of all the content on your iPhone, you can proceed with downloading iOS 11.

Users should keep in mind this is a 1.89 GB update and it is best to do this over WiFi, rather than mobile connection. Also, make sure that the device is charged or it is connected to a power source. It takes some time, so start the upgrade when you know you won't need to make a call for about 30 minutes or so. However, if you still own the iPhone 4S, 5, or 5C you will not get the iOS 11 update anymore from Apple. Apple apparently still has some setting up to do, but will activate the new feature in an OS update later this fall. These new profile additions and changes further extend an organization's device management capabilities, including macOS profile extensions, tvOS Airplay Security, iOS DNS proxy, command changes, and much more.

Dedicated Files App- In terms of the iCloud Drive, there is now a dedicated files app. But before you can take advantage of all those new features, you have to install iOS 11. Read on to learn more details about what you will find in the official release of iOS 11.

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Click on Summary, then hit "Check for Update". It's like Venmo, or other peer-to-peer payment apps, except built right into the phone's operating system. Apple moved to 64-bit chips and apps with the iPhone 5s and the iPad Air, both of which it released in 2013. The playing your favorite music is only available though if you are a paid member of Apple Music.

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