iOS 11, the first major update of the operating system for the iPhone and iPad, but it does not take much time if you know what to do. Yesterday Apple released the first public beta version that can install everyone. To participate in the program enough to go to the Apple website and register in the system.
iOS 11 contains many new features, including improved Siri, video recording support screen, customizable switches in the control room, the new file Manager, advanced dock for iPad, etc. All this available on smartphones starting with iPhone models 5s, iPad mini 2 (iPad 4 and under out of the game), and iPod Touch 6G.
It is worth noting that we are talking about test build, and many users have reported errors and problems with performance.
Those who are planning to install the beta of iOS 11, are usually interested in how much time is spent on its installation. In most cases, it depends on the user and the device. There are a few tips that will speed up the installation process.
Preparing to install iOS 11
Before installing iOS 11 on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you must prepare the device. First need to complete a short registration in the test program. Next is to find more information about the update: user reviews, possible problems and ways to address them. Also see the rollback process from iOS 11 to iOS 10, in case something goes wrong.
It is recommended to create a backup. This will help save all the important files if you encounter problems during the installation.
Download iOS 11
Size beta iOS 11 depends on the model, on average it takes about 2 GB.
High speed Wi-Fi connection will help to avoid problems with loading, and the whole process will take no more than 5-10 minutes. Slow Wi-Fi might need a little more time. Loading can slow down the rush hours, when Apple puts a new release.
Install iOS 11
Despite the size, installing the beta does not require too much time. On the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s, it takes only 10 minutes. But just in case, better to provide a little more time — 20-30 minutes. The device may restart several times.
The completion and customization
After installing iOS 11 you must log in to iCloud and other applications and services. You can also check how the operating system and all files remained in place.
At all stages of the installation may take an hour or so. For the inexperienced user, this process may take a bit more time.