Apple iOS

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iOS is a mobile operating system created by Apple, and used in the company’s mobile devices, including the iPhone. It is the world’s second-most widely installed operating system, after Android.

Release Released Active Support Security Support Latest
17 7 months ago
(18 Sep 2023)
Yes Yes 17.4.1
(21 Mar 2024)
16 1 year and 7 months ago
(12 Sep 2022)
Ended 7 months ago
(18 Sep 2023)
Yes 16.7.7
(21 Mar 2024)
15 2 years and 7 months ago
(20 Sep 2021)
Ended 1 year and 7 months ago
(12 Sep 2022)
Yes 15.8.2
(05 Mar 2024)
14 3 years and 7 months ago
(16 Sep 2020)
Ended 2 years and 7 months ago
(20 Sep 2021)
Ended 2 years and 6 months ago
(01 Oct 2021)
14.8.1
(26 Oct 2021)
13 4 years and 7 months ago
(19 Sep 2019)
Ended 3 years and 7 months ago
(16 Sep 2020)
Ended 3 years and 7 months ago
(16 Sep 2020)
13.7
(01 Sep 2020)
12 5 years and 7 months ago
(17 Sep 2018)
Ended 4 years and 7 months ago
(19 Sep 2019)
Ended 1 year and 3 months ago
(23 Jan 2023)
12.5.7
(23 Jan 2023)
11 6 years ago
(19 Sep 2017)
Ended 5 years and 7 months ago
(17 Sep 2018)
Ended 5 years ago
(08 Oct 2018)
11.4.1
(09 Jul 2018)
10 7 years ago
(13 Sep 2016)
Ended 6 years ago
(19 Sep 2017)
Ended 6 years ago
(26 Sep 2017)
10.3.4
(22 Jul 2019)
9 8 years ago
(16 Sep 2015)
Ended 7 years ago
(13 Sep 2016)
Ended 7 years ago
(13 Sep 2016)
9.3.6
(22 Jul 2019)
8 9 years ago
(17 Sep 2014)
Ended 8 years ago
(16 Sep 2015)
Ended 8 years ago
(30 Sep 2015)
8.4.1
(13 Aug 2015)
7 10 years ago
(18 Sep 2013)
Ended 9 years ago
(17 Sep 2014)
Ended 9 years ago
(20 Oct 2014)
7.1.2
(30 Jun 2014)
6 11 years ago
(19 Sep 2012)
Ended 10 years ago
(18 Sep 2013)
Ended 10 years ago
(26 Sep 2013)
6.1.6
(21 Feb 2014)
5 12 years ago
(12 Oct 2011)
Ended 11 years ago
(19 Sep 2012)
Ended 11 years ago
(01 Nov 2012)
5.1.1
(07 May 2012)

Major versions of iOS are released annually. Apple significantly extended the cycle of updates for iOS-supported devices over the years. Usually, only the latest iOS release is supported by Apple. Starting with iOS 15, Apple started to support 2 major versions of iOS, for a short period of time.

Support information for iPhone devices are available at /iphone.

More information is available on the Apple iOS website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.


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A JSON version of this page is available at /api/ios.json. See the API Documentation for more information. You can subscribe to the iCalendar feed at /calendar/ios.ics.