Today is the day Apple Inc. (NADSAQ:AAPL) officially releases iOS 8. For those with compatible devices, the download is available today. The new mobile operating system is compatible with the following Apple products: iPod Touch 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad 2, iPad with Retina Display, iPad Air, iPad Mini, and iPad Mini with Retina Display.
Apple iOS 8 release timings
According to the chart, the download will be available in the following cities at the following times. In New York City (Eastern Time), the download will be available at 1:00 PM, in Los Angeles (Pacific Time), availability will start at 10:00 AM. In London (British Summer Time), it will be available at 6:00 PM. Check out the chart for your location and availability time.
Before you attempt to download Apple Inc. (NADSAQ:AAPL)’s new update, be sure to back up your device and possibly upgrade iCloud storage. You need to go to settings, select iCloud, then choose Storage & Backup. Right before you back up the system, be sure to take a good look at the screen and check for total storage availablity. If the line reads MB or megabytes, you will need to get additional storage. If your line is two or less gigabytes, you may need to acquire more storage.
How to download iOS 8?
When you are ready to download the update, simply plug in the device and select Wi-Fi. Go to General settings, then select Software Update, and Install Now.After the operating system upgrade, you will need to update your apps. Most people use automatic updates but if you don’t, simply go to Settings, select iTunes & App Store, then choose Updates.
iOS 8 is one of the more exciting mobile operating system upgrades from Apple Inc. (NADSAQ:AAPL). This refresh includes updates for Photos and Messages, as well as a central Health app that lets users plug in fitness and vitals for better health tracking. This is Apple’s biggest mobile OS upgrade to date.