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Prepare your iPhone or iPad before installing the update
Before installing the latest update, take a few minutes to perform a routine maintenance on your iPhone or iPad. Not only will this help ensure a smooth update, but you will free up storage space in the process and have a backup handy in case of problem installing update.
Make sure to deleteImerate any clutter, such as photos and apps that you no longer need, to free up storage space on your phone. If you haven't done this recently, you'll also want to create a new backup so that you don't lose anything important on your device. ( Here is "a guide which will walk you through how to do everything.) Once done, your phone and iPad will be ready for iOS 15 and iPadOS 15.
Are iOS 15 and Will iPadOS 15 work with my iPhone and iPad?
Apple has posted a list of devices that will receive the update when it becomes available. It's easy to determine if your device will be running the newer system. 'operating for its platform. If your iPhone is currently running iOS 14, then you will be able to install the update. Here are all compatible devices :
Devices that support iOS 15 or iPadOS 15
| iPhone 12 Mini || 12.9-inch iPad Pro (5th generation) |
| iPhone 12 || 11-inch iPad Pro (3rd generation) |
| iPhone 12 Pro || 12.9-inch iPad Pro (4th generation) |
| iPhone 12 Pro Max || 11-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation) |
| Phone 11 || 12.9-inch iPad Pro (3rd generation) |
| iPhone 11 Pro || 11-inch iPad Pro (1st generation) |
| iPhone 11 Pro Max || iPad Pro 12.9 inch (2nd generation) |
| iPhone XS || 12.9 inch iPad Pro (1st generation) |
| iPhone XS Max || 10.5 inch iPad Pro |
| iPhone XR || iPad Pro 9.7 inch |
| iPhone X || iPad(8th generation) |
| iPhone 8 || iPad (7th generation) |
| iPhone 8 Plus || iPad (6th generation) |
| iPhone 7 || iPad (5th generation) |
| iPhone 7 Plus || iPad Mini (5th generation) |
| iPhone 6s || iPad Mini 4 |
| iPhone 6s Plus || iPad Air (4th generation) |
| iPhone SE (1st generation) || iPad Air (3rd generation) |
| iPhone SE (2nd generation) || iPad Air 2 |
| iPod Touch (7th generation) || |
How to install iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 when it it's time
Once the update rolls out on September 20 (Apple usually provides updates around 10:00 a.m. PT), you 'll install it like any other what other software update. It is a good idea to have your device plugged into a charger to make sure thatThe update doesn't drain the battery, and a strong Wi-Fi connection will help speed up the process without burning your data plan. On an iPhone, do the following:
1. Open the Settings application.
2. Select General .
3. Tap Software update.
Your device will connect to Apple's servers and prompt you to download and install the update. Follow the instructions to complete the installation. When your device restarts, it is running iOS 15. Follow the same steps with an iPad to update it to iPadOS 15.