Big news for iOS fans - iOS 10 will be available from today, 13 September.
First of all, which devices are compatible with iOS 10?
Check the list below. iOS 10 will run on:
- iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, SE
- iPad 4
- iPad Air 1, 2
- iPad Pro 9.7 ", 12.9"
- iPad mini 2, 3, 4
- iPod touch, 6th generation
The first new thing is shared with the new MacOS Sierra. It is the extended functionality Continuity. iPhone will even share storage with the Mac, so you can copy text and multimedia content on one device and paste it on another. What's more, the Mac will be able to unlock without entering a password, all you need is in the vicinity of the iPhone (or Apple Watch).
Another novelty is enhanced lock screen, which will now appear on the iPhone after lifting it from the top (the function Rise Wake). This means that the screen lock will be easier to see, because now thanks to TouchID disappearing so fast that it is impossible to preview the notification.
Next new thing is the opening of Siri for external developers.
They will be able to add features to the Apple assistant, making integration with external applications have access to a completely different level. For example, Siri will be able to pause the course of Endomondo.
Before you install iOS 10, be sure to make a backup of the entire device.
Archiving in iCloud
Even if you have turned on automatic backup to iCloud (Archive iCloud), you should make a backup just before Update: Settings -> iCloud -> Archive -> Archive now.
In addition to the backup in the cloud, you should do also encrypted backup on your computer. For this purpose: