At Apple’s September 12th Special Event the technology giant announced that the next generation of iOS would be landing on September 19th. They are keeping that promise, as Apple has released and is now rolling out iOS 11 to the iPhone and iPad.
iOS 11 is available as an over-the-air update via Settings on the iOS device. With iOS 11, Apple is moving the devices to full 64-bit performance, and the devices need to be compatible. iOS 11 is available for the iPhone SE, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. Regarding iPads the iOS 11 update is coming to the iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 4, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, the 5th generation iPad, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and 10.5-inch iPad Pro. iOS 11 is also available for the 6th generation iPod Touch.
iOS 11 was announced back at WWDC 2017 and brings many new features to it, including a radical new way to use the iPad. Control Center is now customizable and allows each user to make it their own. Notifications have been redesigned, as you now pull down and then up to view even earlier ones. In conjunction with macOS High Seria, Message will sync across all devices through iCloud as well.