Available today: launch iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8 and tvOS 15


Today, many Apple users can download new software for their devices. In addition to the major iOS 15 update for iPhones, the company with the apple logo also provides fresh firmware with iPadOS 15, watchOS 8 and tvOS 15. We give the overview.

Apple keeps the fall tradition alive

It has already become a tech tradition: Apple presented the iPhone 13 at the latest “California Streaming” event on September 14th. In addition to the addition to the smartphone family, the autumn event also provides great innovations for many users of existing devices. The company announced that the updates for iOS, watchOS 8 and tvOS this year will be released on Monday, September 20th. are available, but no exact time has been delivered so far. However, a look into the past allows a relatively reliable assessment.

As well as MacRumors writes in his report on the start of iOS 15 and Co., Apple very often chooses a period at 7 p.m. German time for the start of software deliveries. A look at the Apple website in other countries provides further information. If Apple wants to comply with the data published here, the release must take place by 8:30 p.m. German time at the latest. However, as always, shifts cannot be ruled out here.

These devices are supplied

With iPhones, Apple proves once again why it has a good reputation for software updates. iOS 15 is compatible with the same devices that iOS 14 could use. The oldest devices with support are the iPhone SE from 2016 and the iPhone 6s. The newly introduced iPhone 13 family will be shipped with iOS 15.

The following iPhones will receive the iOS 15 update:

  • iPhone 12 and 12 mini
  • iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max
  • ‌IPhone SE‌ (2020)
  • iPhone 11
  • ‌IPhone 11‌ Pro and 11 Pro Max
  • ‌iPhone‌ XS und XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • ‌iPhone‌ X
  • ‌IPhone‌ 8 and 8 Plus
  • ‌IPhone‌ 7 and 7 Plus
  • ‌IPhone‌ 6s and 6s Plus
  • ‌IPhone SE‌ (2016)
  • iPod touch (7. Generation)

The same logic is followed with the iPads and supports devices that could also handle iOS 14. With the iPad Air 2, a device from 2014 is also brought up to date.

The following iPads receive the iPadOS 15 update

  • All iPad Pro models
  • iPad (5th generation and newer)
  • iPad mini (4th generation and newer)
  • iPad Air (3rd generation and newer)
  • iPad Air 2

With the watchOS 8 update, the first and second generation say goodbye to update support. This provides the new software for Apple Watch Series 3, Series 4, Series 5 and Series 6 as well as the SE model. For Apple TV, support begins with the fourth generation model, Apple TV‌ HD, and the first and second generation of Apple TV 4K are also supplied.

iOS 15 is just around the corner The update brings these highlights to iPhones
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