The iOS 15 release date has been announced! On Monday, September 20, anyone can install the new iPhone software. On this day, Apple also releases iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15.
iOS 15 release date
Apple just announced the release date of iOS 15 at its annual September event. All iPhones that can handle iOS 14 can also be updated to iOS 15. This means that you need an iPhone 6s or newer. These are the release dates of the operating systems:
- iOS 15: Available September 20
- iPadOS 15: Available September 20
- watchOS 8: Available September 20
- tvOS 15: Available September 20
New Features of iOS 15
One of the biggest innovations in iOS 15 is the Focus feature. This allows you to determine when you receive which notifications. For example, if you are at work, you will only be disturbed by people and apps that are work-related. When you are at home, these kinds of messages do not come in.
Various apps are also improving. One of them is FaceTime. The video calling app gets a portrait mode, a feature that cancels out background noise and more. The iPhone camera can also read text for the first time and there are many cool features that protect your privacy. You can read more innovations in an extensive file about iOS 15.
Download iOS 15
Downloading iOS 15 is therefore already possible on Monday 20 September. Usually the software can be installed around 19:00. To get the software update, open the Settings app and choose ‘General>Software Update’. There, tap “Download and Install.”
Installing a major software update almost always goes well; however, it is wise to make a backup (backup) beforehand, for example via iCloud. In an article you can read how backing up your iPhone works.