As iOS 11 is about to be released, most people are excited about the new features of iOS 11 but meanwhile, they are also concerned about the iOS 11 update safety problem, especially data loss problem happening during the process of iOS 11 update. But don’t worry, here, I have collected several tips for you to update your iOS device to iOS 11 safely and successfully.
Bear in mind that when you come across the data loss problem like messages, contacts due to iOS 11 update, don’t be panic and let iFonebox help you find and get back lost data from iOS devices. Next, useful tips are listed below.
Tips 1. Backup iPhone before update
When you want to update to iOS 11, the first thing into your mind is to backup your iPhone just to prevent your data from being deleted or wiped due to iOS update. You can use iTunes or iCloud to backup iDevice data. Also, you can use iFonebox to transfer your iPhone data like photos, videos, voice memos, contacts, messages, etc, to your computer.
Tips 2. Check iOS 11 supported devices
iPhone: iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s
iPad: 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 2nd generation, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 1st generation, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad, 5th generation, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2
iPod: iPod touch, 6th generation
Tips 3. Clean iPhone & Free Up Space
iOS 11 update generally requires at least 2GB of free space on your device. If there is not enough space on your device, it will be better to free up some space before upgrading.
Tips 4. Install the Latest App Update
Update all your apps to the latest version before updating your device to iOS 11 to avoid poor performance of some apps in iOS 11.