The much anticipated iOS 8 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch has been officially released today giving you what Apple is calling ‘The biggest iOS release ever’.
While visually it looks similar to iOS 7 you’re used too it’s packed with new features especially for developers who will be able to enhance their apps even further.
So what’s new?
With iOS 8 you’ll find big updates to apps you use every day including messages, photos and more. Apple announced iOS 8 during WWDC keynote in June showing off all the new features which you can watch right here:
Major enhancements to:
- Quicktype keyboard
- Family Sharing
- iCloud Drive
- Ability to install third party keyboards.
- and much more
The Apple website have a great summary of what’s new in iOS 8 here.
How to update
There’s two ways you can easily update your device to iOS 8:
- Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch into iTunes and look for the prompt to update your device.
- To update over the air tap Settings > General > Software Update. You’ll have to be on Wi-fi however to update.