Apple Released iOS updates for older iPhone and iPad devices

Apple recently released the iOS updates for all those Apple devices which were not capable enough to get any iOS updates. This time Apple issued updates for iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPad mini, iPad 2, iPad 3 and iPad 4.

As we all know that Apple stopped releasing any iOS updates for the older devices like iPhone 4s and others mentioned above. Apple keeps releasing iOS updates for fixing the bugs and issues for the Apple users but this time Apple issued iOS updates for these old Apple devices following GPS and security issues.

iOS Apple Update

Improvement in GPS Location, time and data

Apple released these iOS updates because there were many bugs coming in the working of GPS and time data. Many GPS-enabled applications were getting effected from this ongoing bug of GPS which was not only affecting the accuracy of GPS location but also was disturbing the actual time and data. To make sure that GPS and the time-data bug doesn’t affect the users, Apple released these iOS updates.

Following this matter, recently iOS updates are 9.3.6 and 10.3.4. iOS 9.3.6 is issued for the Apple iPhone 4, iPad Mini, iPad 2 and iPad 3 because Apple stopped updating iOS versions for these devices at 9.3.5. Now if we talk about an iOS 10.3.4 this update is issued for the devices iPad 4 and iPhone 5 for the same interest of fixing GPS rollover, time and data issues.

In a support article by Apple, the company asked it’s users to update their iOS versions to improve the location and time-data accuracy. Although there are no serious issues regarding updating these iOS versions, Apple recommends its users to update before November 3, 2019. After November 3, these devices will require these iOS updates to avoid any kind of GPS location or time-data.

iOS updates for older devices

Update your iOS

If you have one of those devices discussed above and you are interested in updating iOS version then follow these steps.

  • Open iPhone settings app.
  • Tap on the General option, then further tap Software Update.
  • Follow the given instructions and start the updating process.

Before updating your iOS, make sure that your device battery has a sufficient charge of roundabout 70-80% to avoid any kind of disturbance or issue.

Check Your iOS

If you have successfully updated your iOS version and want to check to make sure that updated iOS is installed or not. Follow these steps.

  • Open iPhone Settings app.
  • Tap on the General option, then further tap About.
  • Check for the iOS version by Software Version.

If you have successfully installed updated iOS then your software Version should be 9.3.6 or 10.3.4 as discussed in the article.

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