iOS 17 Release Date Set for Monday, September 18
Apple has announced that iOS 17 will be released on Monday, September 18. The new version of system software will be available to all users as a free software update.
iOS 17 Features
iOS 17 includes a variety of new features for iPhone, including making Home Screen widgets interactive, custom Contact Posters that appear when making phone calls, NameDrop easy contact sharing, Safari Profiles support, FaceTime Video Voicemail messages, Live Voicemail which allows you to answer a caller who is leaving a voicemail message, Standby Mode which transforms your sideways charging iPhone into a display clock, along with many other smaller changes and improvements to things like Messages, Health, and more.
iOS 17 Compatibility
Any user who has an iOS 17 compatible iPhone will be able to install the iOS 17 update onto their device. Basically any iPhone that is newer than iPhone XR will be able to run iOS 17.
Installing iOS 17
Installing iOS 17 is the same as updating iOS on iPhone, done by going to the Settings app > General > Software Update.
How do I install iOS 17 final if I’m running iOS 17 beta?
If you are currently running an iOS 17 beta version, you will be able to update directly to iOS 17 final when it is available.
After updating to the iOS 17 final version, you will likely want to turn off beta updates, otherwise you will begin to get beta versions of iOS 17 system software, which most casual users are likely not interested in running.
iOS 17 Release Date is September 18, 2023
During the iPhone 15 keynote, Apple announced that iOS 17 will be released to everyone on Monday, September 18.
Similarly, iPadOS 17 will be released on the same day, while macOS Sonoma will be released a week later on the 26th.