For some time now, iPhone 6 users are desperate to upgrade to the new iOS 15. Yes getting the iOS 15 seems possible to some, but those that know Apple very well know that there is no shortcut to getting such an update.
Well, before we show you exactly what you want to know, let’s, first of all, know those iPhones that are compatible with the new iOS 15.
ios 15 compatibility
The new iOS 15 is compatible with the iPhone 6S or iPhone SE or newer. This is to say any iPhone that is above the iPhone 6S is compatible with iOS 13. So if you have the iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and the iPhone 11 Pro Max, you will get the iOS 15 on your device.
However, you must be wondering about the original iPhone 6, sorry to disappoint you, there is no support for iPhone 6. This means you don’t need to upgrade to iOS 13, instead, you need to upgrade your iPhone 6 to iPhone 6S, 6 SE, iPhone 7, or better still to a newer iPhone.
How to update iPhone 6S or newer to iOS 15
If your iPhone support iOS 15, you can easily upgrade to the iOS 13 through the air by going into your iPhone Setting < General < Software Update and following the onscreen instructions to install the update.
However, before installing any update on your iPhone, it’s recommended that you backup your iPhone in case anything goes wrong during the update. You can backup your iPhone using your PC by following the below method.
How to backup iPhone for Update on iPhone 6S, iPhone 6 SE
Step 1: Plug your iPhone into your computer and launch iTunes. Now click on the iPhone icon to access your device.
Step 2: To backup, make sure you have selected This Computer as the location for the backup and then click Back Up Now.
Step 3: Now go to the Preferences menu and select Devices. This will provide a list of your iPhone backup.
Step 4: Control-click on the backup you just made and on the menu, select Archive.
How to Install iOS 15 on iPhone 6S, iPhone 6 SE
Step 1: On your iPhone, go to the Settings app and select General
Step 2: Then select Software Update.
Step 3: iOS 13.2 should appear there. Just tap on it to install.
Step 4: You will be prompted to enter your passcode and then you’ll need to agree to Apple’s terms and conditions.
After your iOS 15 finish downloading, your iPhone will now restart itself, and boom you are now on the latest iOS 13 on your device. You can also install iOS 13 on your iPhone using iTunes. This method will require a PC and a USB cable. The process is not that hard though.
iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, And 6 Plus Gets IOS 15 Update
You can now update your older iPhone 6 to iOS 15 update. The update comes with some goodies that you will love to have. It features a stable battery life, the WiFi connectivity is now fast, the Bluetooth is now working perfectly and the GPS and cellular data are now stable.
The good news is that you can now install third-party Apps such as Netflix, Dark Sky, Twitter, Slack, Asana, Gmail, Chrome, and Spotify to feel stable.
This update is compatible with the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, original iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPod touch sixth-gen.
To install the update, go to Settings, General, and click on the Software Update. The iOS 15 should appear, just click on it to install.