After months of being in the beta phase the latest iOS update, iOS 7, has finally been released to the public. Users with compatible devices can download iOS 7 right now over-the-air.
iOS 7 was unveiled back in June at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference. It has to be probably one of the biggest updates made to iOS ever, considering the fact that it comes with an all new “flat” user interface. The update also brings a plethora of new features apart from the visual enhancements. Those who wish to download iOS 7 right now can go to Settings > General > Software Update on their device, they’ll automatically be notified that the update is available for download. It weighs more than 700MB, so its best to initiate the download on a strong internet connection.
There are over 200 new features in iOS 7, these include a new multitasking view, a host of new camera features, iTunes Radio, AirDrop and even a new panel called Control Center which contains toggles for settings such as Bluetooth, volume, brightness and more. Apple has already released iTunes 11.1 which brings iOS 7 support, users will be able to sync media and files on to their devices through it.
iOS 7 is compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad mini, fifth generation iPod touch, second, third and fourth generation iPad. The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C will come with iOS 7 straight out of the box when they’re released on September 20th.