Does your Apple device support iOS 11? Check out the compatibility list

Every year the US-based tech giant Apple releases a brand new smartphone, tablet as well as a new operating system for these devices. Last year Apple launched the iOS 10, the latest operating system of the company during the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June. Since the release of the latest operating system, iOS 10 has been very much popular among the users as well as the pundits. The iOS 10 comes with various new features, such as rich lockscreen notifications, water detection technology, updated Siri, updated Apple Maps & Apple Pay, graphical 3D Touch shortcuts and Siri-influenced QuickType keyboard.


So after such innovative and unique features, fans are eagerly waiting for the next installment of the operating system, the iOS 11 to be get released as soon as possible. As per the recent rumors, the Apple is planning to launch the new operating system in June again, during the WWDC 2017 event. So before the operating system is unveiled, it is very much important to know that which devices will support the upcoming OS and which will not. So in this article, we have shed lights on the iOS 11 compatibility. Check out the list below.

iPhones which will support the iOS 11

The iOS 10 comes with a compatibility of all the smartphones falls under the iPhone 5 series or above. But in case of iOS 11, things are going to be changed. The iOS 11 will only support the iPhone 5S or above smartphones. So if you want to check whether your iPhone is compatible with the iOS 11 or not, go to the “Settings” of your iPhone and tap on the “About Phone” option. Here you will get all the details on your iPhone and will also know whether your handset comes under the iOS 11 compatibility or not. Check out the compatibility list.

  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s

Also, the upcoming iPhone which will be unveiled in the coming September will also support the iOS 11.

iPads which will support the iOS 11

The compatibility of iOS 11 for the iPads is also going to be changed. The current edition of the operating system, iOS 10 supports iPad Mini 2 and higher models. But this time the compatibility is going to be altered, just like the iPhones. The iOS 11 will only support iPad Mini 3 and higher models. So check out the list below:

  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch
  • iPad Pro 9.7-inch
  • The iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad 4th generation
  • The iPad Mini 4
  • The iPad Mini 3

Just like the upcoming iPhone, the soon to be launched iPad will also be compatible with the iOS 11.

iPod which will support the iOS 11

The compatibility for the iPod is going to remain unchanged. That means only the iPod Touch 6th Generation will support the iOS 11.


Updated: April 4, 2017 — 10:26 am

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