iOS 13 releases today and is available for download and install on your iPod Touch and iPhone! No iPad models are supported, however, for the iPadOS releases on September 30, on its own. However, all compatible iPod and iPhone devices will be able to upgrade to the latest operating system today. The new version was unveiled in June on the WWDC 2019, ending some rumors, starting some other, but overall rejoicing audiences worldwide.
As it was confirmed with beta modes, the upcoming iOS 13 update will bring the Dark Mode, which seems to be the main point of interest for most iPhone and iPod users. However, it will, of course, feature many improvements and innovative methods of editing photos and videos, signing in for websites and apps (Sign In with Apple), and other performance improvements.
Apple worked on optimizing launch speed and at the same time they strived to reduce app download size and they have achieved this by implementing various overhauls on both fronts. The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro launch was just days before and now the new iOS 13 completed the package. All iPhone and iPod users can renew their operating systems and devices as per their wishes, while this makes the first time in history Apple did not include all of their devices in a bundle, for as mentioned, the iPadOS first independent version hits on September 30, just eleven days from now.
The iOS 13 is compatible with all iPhone 6s or later models and the iPod touch seventh generation. The precise hours of the release are not disclosed, but according to online sources, Apple will release the new system around 10 am/1 pm EST. As far as the compatible devices and the brief overview of the instructions on how to update, here’s our short guide:
Compatible iPhone and iPod touch models for iOS13:
- iPhone XS and XS Max
- iPhone XR and X
- iPhone 8 and 8 plus
- iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
- iPhone 6s and 6s Plus
- iPhone SE
- Seventh-generation iPod Touch
How to update:
- Got to Settings, then General, then Software Update
- Once the device detects iOS 13, tap on Download and Install
- After the latest operating system is downloaded, tap Install and Agree with Apple’s Terms and Conditions, which no one ever reads.