iOS 17, the latest operating system from Apple, brings a host of new features and improvements. However, not all devices are compatible with this update. In this guide, we will outline which devices can run iOS 17 and provide instructions on how to check your iPhone's compatibility.
Apple has made some changes to the list of supported devices with the release of iOS 17. The following devices are compatible with iOS 17:
iPhone 15 / 15 Plus / 15 Pro / 15 Pro Max
iPhone 14 / 14 Plus / 14 Pro / 14 Pro Max
iPhone 13 / 13 mini / 13 Pro / 13 Pro Max
iPhone 12 / 12 mini / 12 Pro / 12 Pro Max
iPhone 11 / 11 Pro / 11 Pro Max
iPhone XS / XS Max
iPhone SE (2nd generation or later)
Devices No Longer Supported:
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone X
If you're unsure which iPhone model you have and whether it is compatible with iOS 17, you can easily check it using these steps:
- Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
- Scroll down and tap on "General."
- Tap on "About."
- Look for "Model Name" or "Model" and tap on it.
- You will see a model identifier that starts with "iPhone" followed by a number. Match the number with the compatibility list provided above to determine if your device supports iOS 17.
Note: Some Features May Require Modern Processors: While iOS 17 is compatible with the listed devices, it's important to note that not all features may be available on every device. Some advanced features may require more modern processors, so it's recommended to check the specific feature requirements on Apple's official website or the App Store for individual apps.