With iOS 11 being the next major software update for iPhones and iPads, you might be wondering if you have the device requirements to install it. Fortunately, we’re here to answer that question.

As it would appear, Apple is officially dropping support for 32-bit devices, which means the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c are out. The following 64-bit Apple devices are supported by iOS 11:


  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus


  • iPad mini 2
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad (5th generation)
  • iPad Air
  • iPad Air 2
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st generation)
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation)

iPod touch

  • iPod touch (6th generation)

That wraps things up for iOS 11 compatibility, and while the 32-bit iPhones might have been removed from the compatibility list, it looks like every other device that could run iOS 10 can now run iOS 11 as well. This is going to be great news for anyone with any 64-bit Apple mobile device who is interested in upgrading when the software update is released this Summer.

iOS 11 is available to developers as a beta as of Monday afternoon, following the WWDC 2017 keynote. The beta is not recommended for average users who rely on their devices for everyday usage, as stability takes a hit and this can impact usage.

Are you excited to upgrade to iOS 11? Share why or why not in the comments section below!

  • Riley Freeman

    anyone tried the OTA with one of those beta profiles configs people created to skip the UDID thing.

    • John Kerby

      What how skip

      • Hektōr

        Unless you install/have an certificated developer profile, you won’t see any iOS 11 update on the Settings app. Just installed one and I’m downloading iOS 11 and it’s pretty fast at the moment.

      • Sailor_V90

        I have a developers profile and I’m not getting iOS 11.

      • Riley Freeman

        i do have one and no update available

      • Hektōr

        Make sure it is a developer profile, not public beta program. Update was shown on my iPhone 5s instantly after installing it and download was really quick, 1.82Gb here.

      • Nirvana

        how’s iPhone 5s performing ios 11, does it slow down the device? @heitorcastrot:disqus thanks

      • Hektōr

        So far, so good. I got nothing to complain at all, it’s fast as iOS 10 and pretty stable ’til now. It takes a little while to open the standard apps but I guess it will be fixed with the upcoming betas. System animations are a bit faster as well. The only bad thing at this moment is the battery drain, but it’s a beta, I got used to this already.

      • Riley Freeman

        the last update said dev beta 10.3.3. I had the public way back, i figured the profile that was installed was an actual dev account profile otherwise what was the reason for installing the config profile

  • Guilherme 

    Mine can, but not that I will…

  • Agneev

    Is the status bar tweaked?

  • Sailor_V90

    Aye, thanks!

  • zeroDK

    Wait there is a iPad Pro 2nd generation did I miss that

    • Beach Blonde

      It came out less than 2 weeks ago. The Apple SIM is now truly embedded – no more “embedded-but-it-really-physically-sits-in-the-accessible-SIM-tray” situation. Otherwise, I don’t think there are any other material changes aside from the font on the case/exterior being Apple’s new ‘San Francisco’ style.

  • TheBoi23

    So can I facetime with two people or nah?

  • john snow

    Testing out iOS 11 on 6S and it seems like there is no more 3DTouch for multitasking. It’s too bad, its just too sad

    • MrTarek

      this is a game changer

      • john snow

        yes. And i am going to stay on 10

      • MrTarek

        i hope its a bug and will be fixed soon , otherwise I’m downgrading and staying on iOS 10

  • M_Hawke

    Does anyone know if some features do not work on the iPad mini 2?

  • JT

    Apple updates = planned obsolescence. Otherwise, why do you need a MAJOR upgrade every few months??