Apple has impressed its fans with the iPhone 5. The reviews it has gotten so far are very positive. The iPhone 5 sure comes with a faster processor speed, a much better camera and a considerably larger screen than the previous versions, but it will become even more striking with the iOS 6.
Apple announced the iOS 6 at Apple’s Word Wide Developers Conference. The operating system will be supported on the iPhone 4S, the iPhone 4, the iPhone 3GS, the iPad 2, the new iPad and the fourth-gen. iPod touch.
The iOS 6 is being released today. You will be able to upgrade to the new operating system in just a few hours. The operating system’s release time is around 10am PST/ 1pm EST. In case you’re looking to upgrade your phones, you may benefit from some of the tips below.
In case you have iOS 5 in your phones, you will be able to upgrade to the iOS 6 over the air. This is the first time Apple users will not have to connect their phones to their computers for an upgrade. In order to upgrade your phone to the iOS 6, you will need to have iTunes 10.7. You must maintain a backup of your data, as an upgrade may result in data loss. The phone must be fully charged, so the upgrade isn’t disrupted by a low battery.
If you don’t know what the iOS 6 has in store for you, the following information will help you make your decision about how soon you would like to convert to the new operating system.
This time around, Apple has dropped the preloaded YouTube and Google Maps applications, so that’s something which will be missing from the new system. The Siri has gotten a major update. Siri will now help you get sports updates, make restaurant reservations, watch movie trailers, launch apps and tweets by voice. Facebook will be integrated in the same manner as it is integrated in the iOS 5.
Among many other features, the iOS 6 Mail VIPs is one which will enable users to mark certain contacts as important and in turn, all their messages will be starred. iCloud Tabs will integrate Safari across all iCloud-connected devices to ensure consistency in browsing.
The new operating system brings a lot more to the table, so don’t forget to update your iPhones.