iOS 11 Features: Essential tips for upgrading to iOS 11

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iOS 11 Features

Just as previous versions of iOS have in the past, the new iOS 11 brings huge changes to Apple users. Curious about iOS 11? The following section reveals all of the brand new features and includes a comparison between iOS 11 and iOS 10.

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Messages Redesigned app drawer.
The ability to pay friends trough messages.
Integrated 3rd-party apps.
Stored on the device.
Apple Pay Pay your friends with Apple Pay via Messages and Siri. Used on web via Safari and paying in-stores and within apps.
App Store Redesigned the app store.
You’ll see daily stories.
Manage your App Store passwords with ease.
Control Center Comes with a whole new look.
The ability to customize it.
A multi-screen job.
It’s not customizable.
Photos The ability to edit Live photos.
Memories feature can identify key events.
A bold new design.
Automatically categorize photos and recognize faces.
Storage Photos and videos will take up less space.
iMessages stored in the Cloud.
Optimized music storage.
Files Access and share your files from iCloud or other services. Not available yet.
Siri More expressive, with a new, more natural voice. It was available to third-party app developers.
Apple Music Easier to discover new songs.
Share playlists to friends.
Easier to navigate your library and discover new music.
Maps Get directions and see maps inside major airports and malls. A cleaner, clearer interface, live traffic information.

iOS 11 Update Preparations

iOS 11 brings so many new features. Learn how to prepare your device to install iOS 11 by following the 6 steps below.


Check iOS 11 Supported Devices


  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s


  • 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 touch
    6th generation

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.

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Manage Media Files on Your Device

Managing iOS media files on your device to keep them safe during iOS 11 update is necessary. You can choose to transfer iPhone music/photos/videos to computer, or export them to iTunes.

Transfer Music/Videos/Photos between iOS and iTunes/PC >


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.

Fix iPhone Apps Crashing after Update >

Back Up Your Device

The most important step before upgrading to iOS 11 is to back up your device in case any data loss happens during the update.

Backup Your iPhone before Update >


Install iOS 11 on Your Device

You can download and install iOS 11 directly on your device or through iTunes. See more details on how to install iOS 11.

Download and Install iOS 11 >

Fix Issues Happened During iOS 11 Upgrade

Unexpected issues may still occur. You may encounter various problems during, or after updating to iOS 11. For example, your iPhone could get stuck on the Apple logo during bootup or it could just not turn on at all. What should you do? Just check the following list and find the solutions.


Downgrade From iOS 11 to iOS 10

Have you upgraded to iOS 11, but don’t like it and want to downgrade to iOS 10? Well, you can do that before Apple bans the authentication of the previous iOS version. Click the following links to see how to downgrade from iOS 11.


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