Software updates: Apple 8 Plus

Use this page to identify software versions for the Apple 8 Plus as well as details on recent software updates.

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

iOS 11

  1. From the Home Screen, tap Settings > General > About.
  2. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

iOS 11.2

December 2, 2017

  • Released: December 2, 2017
  • Introduces Apple Pay Cash to send, request, and receive money from friends and family with Apple Pay
  • Fixes an issue that could cause cleared Mail notifications from Exchange accounts to reappear
  • Addresses an issue that could cause your device to unexpectedly restart.
  • Bug fixes and security improvements
  • Additional security updates

Available December 2, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

iOS 11.1.2

November 16, 2017

Available November 16, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

iOS 11.1.1

November 9, 2017

Available November 9, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

iOS 11.1

October 31, 2017

  • Over 70 new emoji characters including new food types, animals, mythical creatures, clothing options, more expressive smiley faces, gender-neutral characters and more
  • Resolves an issue that could cause some photos to appear blurry.
  • Addresses an issue that could cause Live Photo effects to playback slowly
  • Bug fixes and security improvements
  • Additional security updates

Available October 31, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

iOS 11.0.3

October 11, 2017

Available October 11, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

iOS 11.0.2

October 3, 2017

  • Fixes an issue where crackling sounds may occur during calls for a small number of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus devices.
  • Addresses an issue that could cause some photos to become hidden.
  • Fixes an issue where attachments in S/MIME encrypted emails would not open.
  • Bug fixes and security improvements
  • Additional security updates

Available October 3, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

iOS 11.0.1

September 26, 2017

Available September 26, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

iOS 11

September XX, 2017

  • Launch software.

Available September XX, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

 

 

Determine update requirements

Customers' devices must meet the following requirements to update their software to the most current version:

  • Device software is not jailbroken
  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Wi-Fi data connection or a computer with iTunes and internet access
  • ~0.5 GB available memory (File size of update is ~0.3 GB)
    Carrier updates require less than 1 MB free space and are ~10 KB in size.

 

 

Update software versions

 

Update over the air (OTA)

  1. From the Home Screen, tap Settings > General > Software Update.
  2. After the device searches for available software updates, it will display the current version.
  3. If an update is available, tap Download.
    You must be connected to Wi-Fi to complete this step.
  4. After the download has completed, tap Install to update.

 

Update from a computer

  1. Connect iPhone to the computer with iTunes using the included USB cable.
  2. In the iTunes application, click the device icon at the top left.
  3. Click Check for Update in the Summary pane.
  4. If an update is available, iTunes prompts you to download and install the update.
  5. Do not disconnect your device until the update has finished. iTunes checks for both carrier and software updates.