Set up iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 beginning tomorrow. We present you methods to obtain it to your iPhone or iPad


iOS 14 arrives Sept. 16. 

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Apple will launch iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 16, bringing loads of new options and efficiency enhancements to its iPhone and iPad line (this is methods to put together your iPhone or iPad at this time). The announcement was made at Apple’s Sept. 15 “Time Flies” occasion, the place the corporate additionally introduced two new Apple Watches, and a revamped iPad Air

Apple’s been constantly updating its iOS software program since releasing the primary iPhone in 2007, and the primary iPad in 2010. In most up-to-date years, the corporate’s added options similar to a darkish modeimproved multitasking on the iPad placing apps facet by facet and new privateness options similar to Signal In with Apple, which is designed to maintain apps from gathering info from you with out your information.

In 2019, Apple break up iOS and iPadOS, successfully promising it will focus assets on new options for the iPad that won’t arrive on the iPhone. The intent was to construct an iPad expertise that might be extra aggressive with a full pc expertise. One new function the corporate’s launched for the iPad is help for utilizing an exterior mouse or trackpad, making it simpler for individuals to make use of the system together with a keyboard.

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This 12 months, iOS 14 introduces new tips to the iPhone like small apps, often called widgets, for the house display screen. With iPadOS 14, Apple’s including in options like higher search capabilities. And each gadgets will begin permitting individuals to decide on default apps for e mail and internet browser, in addition to a brand new messages program that makes organizing conversations a lot simpler.

Beneath you will discover directions for putting in the replace, as soon as it is reside on Sept. 16. 

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Get your iPhone or iPad prepared earlier than putting in the replace

It is simple to get actually excited and set up a brand new software program replace and all of its fancy options the second it is accessible, however do not get too overzealous. I counsel taking a couple of minutes to do some routine upkeep in your iPhone or iPad earlier than tapping on that set up button. Not solely will it assist guarantee a clean replace, however you will liberate storage and litter within the course of, and you will have a recent backup on the prepared ought to something go unsuitable if you set up the replace. 

We’ve a information that walks you thru cleansing up your system’s storage and the perfect methodology for making a backup. 


Does your cellphone run iOS 13? Then it’ll run iOS 14. 

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Which iPhones and iPads are supported?

Apple is maintaining its portfolio of supported iPhone and iPad fashions the identical as for iOS 13

Gadgets that may help iOS 14, iPadOS 14

Cellphone 11 iPad Professional 12.9-inch (4th technology)
iPhone 11 Professional iPad Professional 11-inch (2nd technology)
iPhone 11 Professional Max iPad Professional 12.9-inch (third technology)
iPhone XS iPad Professional 11-inch (1st technology)
iPhone XS Max iPad Professional 12.9-inch (2nd technology)
iPhone XR iPad Professional 12.9-inch (1st technology)
iPhone X iPad Professional 10.5-inch
iPhone 8 iPad Professional 9.7-inch
iPhone Eight Plus iPad (seventh technology)
iPhone 7 iPad (sixth technology)
iPhone 7 Plus iPad (fifth technology)
iPhone 6s iPad Mini (fifth technology)
iPhone 6s Plus iPad Mini 4
iPhone SE (1st technology) iPad Air (third technology)
iPhone SE (2nd technology) iPad Air 2
iPod Contact (seventh technology)

App Library clears up the litter on your property display screen in iOS 14.

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The right way to set up iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 

As soon as the replace goes reside, often round 10 a.m. PT, you will set up it identical to some other software program replace. It is a good suggestion to have your system plugged right into a charger to make sure you do not drain the battery, and a robust Wi-Fi connection will assist pace up the method with out burning via your information plan. In your iPhone or iPad, observe these steps:

1. Open the Settings app.

2. Choose Normal

3. Faucet Software program Replace. 

Your system will hook up with Apple’s servers and immediate you to obtain and set up the replace. Comply with the prompts to finish the set up. When your system reboots, it is going to be operating iOS 14 or iPadOS 14. 

Now that you’ve got the newest software program up and operating, try this listing of our favourite iOS 14 options and methods to use them. We additionally stroll you thru its new privateness options and a cool new digital camera mode to enhance your selfie recreation

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