iOS 12 is going to be released tomorrow by Apple. Therefore, Apple users must be extremely excited about upgrading their gadget with the latest OS, which has loads of interesting features. Firstly, check whether the Apple product that you are using is eligible for update or not. Here is a comprehensive list of Apple gadgets that are eligible for updates. In the iPhone range, all the products that have launched by Apple since the launch of iPhone 6 and including it, is eligible for latest OS update. In iPad range, the four generation of iPad 2, iPad 3rd and 4th generation, iPad Pro, iPad Air and iPad Air 2 are eligible for the software update. And lastly, in iPod range the 6th generation iPod is eligible for software update. You can check the model no of your gadget in the following manner: Setting> General> About> Model. Now that you are sure that your gadget is eligible for iOS 12 update, these are the things that you must do before updating your phone.
Things you do before updating your iDevice to iOS 12
The first and foremost thing that you must do before initiating a software update is take a backup of all the files and data present in your phone. There are two ways for taking backup. Either you can take a back up in iCloud or connect the iPhone or iPad or iPod with your computer and thereafter take a backup of the data using the iTunes software. Now you can rest assured that if anything goes wrong while updating the software, you have all the files to restore back original settings.
Apps Must Be Updated
Before updating the phone, you must also update all the apps present in the phone. Some of the apps, if they are not updated, might not work in iOS 12. So go to App Store and update all the apps to make sure that they are working once the software is being updated.
Another important thing that you must do before updating the phone is clear your gadget off all the unwanted files. Check the apps that you are not using from a long time and uninstall them. Thereafter, the phone will be left with enough free space to install the new software and enhance the performance of the phone.
Store Photos in iCloud
Photos consume loads of space and before you update the phone, it will be best if you can upload all the photos in iCloud. You can again reconnect back to your iCloud account later on by entering the password once the update is done. In this way, you are not going loose the photos be any means.
These are some of the steps that you must take before updating your iPhone or any other Apple gadget. So get your device ready before 16th September so that you can update your gadget as soon as iOS 12 is released.