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With iOS 13 officially, what to prepare before upgrading

Apple has officially released the iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 updates with many noteworthy features such as dark background mode, swipe input on the keyboard, improved default app interface .. In addition, this update also has 2 times faster application open speed, a 30% increase in Face ID confirmation speed, a 50% reduction in application installation capacity and a 60% reduction in the volume of application updates. new application.

Not as expected, iPadOS 13.0 will be postponed to the official release time until September 24.

Apple also scheduled to update to iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 on September 30 with the ability to read Siri messages aloud, add Siri shortcuts to HomeKit and share EAT with friends.

From now on, all users can upgrade via OTA if they are using supported devices.

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Here are some notes when upgrading to this version to avoid data loss, please refer.

Device support

The first devices have official iOS 13 updates.

iPhone, iPod touch:

In addition to the new generation iPhone, which will be sold with iOS 13.1 as the default operating system, the first iPhones and iPod touches that have been updated to the official iOS 13 version include:

iPhone, iPod touch

iPad: (using iPadOS own operating system)


Data backup

To avoid data loss during the upgrade process, you should make a backup first on your computer or Apple’s iCloud cloud storage service.

You can refer to the article “How to backup data on iPhone or iPad”.

How to update iOS 13

For devices that are using iOS 12 or lower

You can update to iOS 13 directly via OTA by visiting Settings -> selecting General Settings -> selecting Software update. After the data checking is completed, download and confirm the update for the device.

Or you can update iOS 13 for devices via your computer with iTunes software and iOS 13 firmware.

For devices that are using iOS 13 beta

If your device is using the iOS 13 beta (including public and developer), you need to first delete the profile of the device’s support version by visiting Settings -> selecting General Settings -> choose Configuration and device management -> choose to delete iOS Profile 13 -> then proceed to reboot the iPhone.

Then you proceed to update iOS 13 to the device as usual (the way for devices using iOS 12 or lower).

For jailbroken devices

The jailbroken device is not allowed to update the device directly using OTA but must use software on the computer to restore the device. Before upgrading to the new iOS version, the most important thing is that you must backup your data and log out of your iCloud account (if any). Then, you download the iOS 13 firmware and proceed to restore using 3uTools.

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