iOS 16 Release date and time in South Africa

If you’ve been paying attention, you may have noticed that last week Apple launched the new iPhone 14 series, three Apple Watch models and the successor to the AirPods Pro.

So if you’re using an iPhone, you’ll have to wait for the new iOS 16 update which should be available to everyone after the iPhone 14 launches. You will be pleased to know that the software update for all compatible iPhones will be available soon.

Unlike some previous years, the new iPhone operating system will be released worldwide on the same day and time. So South African users along with the rest of the world will get the latest iOS 16 update. This blog tells you the release date and time of iOS 16 in South Africa.

The exact iOS 16 release date and time for South Africa: When will iOS 16 be released in SA?

Since you are so eager to download and install iOS 16 on your iPhone, you may be familiar with the new features that come with the update.

Since the announcement of iOS 16 at WWDC in June 2022 and the beta release, we have witnessed many new and expected features.

Even if you haven’t installed the iOS 16 beta, you may have seen on YouTube how to personalize the lock screen with many options for wallpaper and time and date font. Now you can do it all in a few hours.

iOS 16 will be released in South Africa on September 12 around 7:00 PM SASTe2022.

So from Monday evening you will see the iOS 16 update on your iPhone.

However, you need to make sure you have a compatible iPhone model.

Which iPhones are compatible with iOS 16?

As mentioned, not all iPhone models (old) are compatible with iOS 16. So you have to make sure that you have at least an iPhone 8 or newer model. Here is the full list of iOS 16 compatible iPhone models.

  • iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
  • Apple iPhone X, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone SE 2 and 3 generation
  • iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone12 Pro and the iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max

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