iOS 16 is finally here for everyone to download and install on support iPhone. If you are still running iOS 15 or testing the latest iOS 16 Public Beta, it’s time to update to the stable version of the software.
Here is a complete detailed guide on; how you can download and install iOS 16 on your iPhone without losing any data. This guide will be helpful if you are using the public beta.
Devices Compatible with iOS 16
iOS 16 is the biggest ever update to iOS. It brings features such as a customizable Lock Screen, iCloud Shared Photo Library, Smarter Dictation, Fitness app, and beyond.
If you have an iPhone 8 or later iPhones, you can upgrade to iOS 16. Here is the list of devices upgradable to iOS 16:
- iPhone 13 series
- iPhone SE 5G
- iPhone 12 series
- iPhone SE (2nd generation)
- iPhone 11 series
- iPhone Xs
- iPhone Xs Max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
How to Upgrade from iOS 15 to iOS 16
If you are on the stable build of iOS 15, you can directly check for and install the iOS 16 update on your iPhone. For that, you can follow the following steps:
Step 1: Open the “Settings” app and then navigate to the “General” option.
Step 2: Here, you will find the “Software Update” option tap on it. If you have the iOS 16 updates, click on “Upgrade to iOS 16” and then tap on the “Download and Install” button to download the update.
Note:- If you have older devices like iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s you can update to iOS 15.7.
After that, it will download and prepare the installation. Once the download is complete, tap on “Install Now” to install the iOS 16 update. Now, wait for the update to install on your iPhone.
How to Upgrade/Move from iOS 16 Public Beta to iOS 16 Stable
If you’re running the Public Beta of iOS 16 or iOS 16 Developer Beta on your iPhone and want to get the stable version of iOS 16. Then follow the following steps:
Step 1: Go to “Settings” and then tap on “General.” Tap on “VPN & Management.” Here, you fill out your downloaded iOS 16 public beta profile.
Step 2: Now tap on the iOS 16 Bete downloaded profile and tap “Remove Profile” to remove the beta software on your iPhone. After that, enter your lock screen passcode.
Step 3: To confirm, tap on the “Remove” button. Then, restart your iPhone to apply changes. After that, check for an update on your iPhone. Now you should get a stable version update.
That’s it; this is how you can download and install the iOS 16 stable version on your iPhone. You can also check our detailed guide on; how to update apps manually on your iPhone.
I hope the article was helpful to you. If you have any questions or suggestions, you can leave them in the comment section below.