iOS 14 will be available for download at around 10:30 pm IST today. (already available from past 1 hour)Compatible iPhones include iPhone 11 series to iPhone 6s Plus. Here’s how to install iOS 14 and features.
- iOS 14 will be available for iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and above iPhones
- It will be over 4GB in size and can vary depending on the specific iPhone model
- iOS 14 release time is around 10:30 pm IST
iOS 14 will start rolling out to everyone globally today. Tim Cook while concluding Tuesday’s keynote announced that the iOS 14 update would be available to compatible devices today (i.e. September 16). Apart from iOS 14, Cook also confirmed that iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, and tvOS 14 would also be rolled out for compatible devices.
Apple event on Tuesday focused on two products majorly – the Apple Watch and the iPad. However, one big news that came out of the company’s virtual ‘Time Flies’ keynote was that the iOS 14 is being released on September 16 (that’s today) for compatible iPhones. For iPhone users, this means that the devices that received iOS 13 will also receive the iOS 14 update. Before deev diving on what you get in the latest iOS 14, below is the list of iPhones set to get the new update.
Here’s the list of compatible iPhones that will receive the latest iOS 14 update
iOS 4 will be available to download as an over-the-air update for the below devices from Tuesday. Here’s a list of devices set to get the new update
- iPhone 11
- iPhone 11 Pro
- iPhone 11 Pro Max
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone SE (1st generation)
- iPhone SE (2nd generation)
- iPod touch (7th generation)
iOS 14 release time in India
The iOS 14 will be available in India at 10:30 pm IST. The latest iOS update is being rolled out gradually and will start showing up on compatible devices steadily.
Before updating your iPhone, make sure that it is fully charged and connected to a Wi-Fi connection to save mobile data. The iOS 14 update is over 4GB in size and will vary depending on the iPhone.
How to install iOS 14
- Open the Settings app
- Tap on General
- Select Software Update
- Once you tap on Software Update, the iPhone will automatically connect Apple servers to check for the latest update
- Once you get the prompt for the new iOS 14 update
- Follow the instructions and let the device reboot, once it restarts it will be running iOS 14
What’s new in iOS 14
The iOS 14 developer preview was rolled out in June, and many were using public beta till now. We downloaded iOS 14 and were using the iOS 14 in the last few weeks. We have to admit that iOS has gone through some massive changes which include Siri that has received a very late refresh but indeed a good one. The Home screen has also received refresh where you will now see App Library, a screen where you can find all your apps. iOS 14 also brings Widgets in different shapes and sizes. Users will be able to add Widgets to the home screen like there widgets for Note app, Weather, Stocks, and more.
Picture-in-picture is coming to iPhones. For those unaware, the picture-in-picture is an iPads feature and is finally making its way to the iPhones. The moment you close the YouTube app while watching a video, the picture-in-picture pops-up.
Messages, the dated app is finally getting a major revamp and will likely become one of your favourite apps of iOS 14. With iOS 14, you can pin messages on top and also brings a host of updates to Group messages.
Some of our favourite picks from iOS 14 include Siri now not taking up the entire screen and pops-up as a rounded black-coloured pop-up at the bottom of the screen. Next is phone calls now appear as a pop-up on top of the screen which means it won’t disturb you while you’re typing.
Privacy is yet again in the core of the new iOS 14 update and users will start seeing orange and green light around the top of the screen when the camera or mic of the device are being used. A brilliant implementation where nothing changes for the user but they get to understand how different apps are accessing user data.