10 Things to Do Before Installing iOS 9.3
The iOS 9.3 update is an exciting upgrade for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Before you upgrade, there are some steps that you’ll want to take to prepare your device, and yourself, for the iOS 9.3 update and its changes.
Earlier this year, Apple rolled out an iOS 9.3 beta to developers and the public. The iOS 9.3 beta didn’t confirm a specific release date but it gave us a glimpse at the features coming with Apple’s latest milestone upgrade for iOS 9.
The iOS 9.3 release date has come and gone and Apple’s brand new update is as big as we thought it would be.
iOS 9.3 is a massive update for iOS 9 users. And because of its size, many of you are probably tempted to install it right. That’s fine but we recommend doing a little prep work before you make your move to the next version of iOS 9.
iOS 9 updates, particularly big ones like iOS 9.3, can cause major headaches. iOS 9.3 went through an extensive beta process but problems can and will slip through the cracks. That’s why you’ll want to be prepared.
We’ve put together an extensive game plan for you. These are the steps that we take before every iOS update and they’re the steps we’re taking before we install the iOS 9.3 update on our devices.
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Before you install iOS 9.3 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, it’s important to get familiar with its changes. If you’re already familiar with iOS 9.3 via the iOS 9.3 beta, skip this step. If you aren’t, you’ll want to dig into the update’s change log.
iOS 9.3 is larger than most incremental iOS updates. It delivers bug fixes and security patches but it also comes with some big changes to iOS 9’s feature set. You’ll want to be aware of all of these changes, particularly the biggest ones.
We’ve put together a comprehensive guide that will take you step-by-step through these changes and differences between iOS 9.3 vs. iOS 9.2.1 and iOS 9.2.
If you didn’t follow the iOS 9.3 beta at all, or if you’re coming from something older than iOS 9, now would be a very good time to brush up on all of these changes so there aren’t any surprises when your download
This is especially important if you’re coming from an update that’s older than iOS 9.2.1.