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iOS 17: why is the update installed on fewer iPhones than iOS 16?

Apple statistics show that iOS 17 is installed on 76% of iPhones released in the last four years.

iOS 17 Statistics

Using iOS 17 on iPhone

According to Apple, 20% of iPhones released in the last four years are still running the previous version of iOS 16. Another 4% are using the older operating system. The overall percentage of active iPhones running iOS 17 is 66%. 23% are running iOS 16, while 11% are running an earlier version of iOS.

iOS 17 why is the update installed on fewer iPhones than iOS 16

iPadOS usage

Apple also reported the percentage of iPadOS usage. 61% of iPads released in the last four years have iPadOS 17, 29% have iPadOS 16, and 10% have an earlier version. Among all active iPads, 53% are running iPadOS 17, 29% are running iPadOS 16, and 18% are running an earlier version of iPadOS.

iOS 17 why is the update installed on fewer iPhones than iOS 16

Last year

Around the same time last year, 81% of all iPhones , released in the last four years, were installed with the latest iOS 16. iOS 17 adoption has been slower, but the adoption rate of iPadOS 17 was higher than that of iPadOS 16. In February 2023, only 53% of iPads were running the new iPadOS 16.

iOS 17 was released in September 2023 and Apple has already released three major updates. The fourth major update, iOS 17.4, is expected in March.

Glossary

  • iOS 17: iPhone operating system released in September 2023 with several major updates. The current version is iOS 17.4.
  • iPadOS 17: Operating system for iPad, introduced in September 2023. The current version is iPadOS 17. This version has several major updates.
  • Apple: The company that produces the iPhone and iPad, and is also the developer of the iOS and iPadOS operating systems.

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Answers to questions

What operating system is installed on most iPhones released in the last four years?

iOS 17 is installed on 76% of iPhones released in the last four years.

What percentage of iPhones released in the last four years still run iOS 16?

20% of iPhones released in the last four years still run iOS 16.

What percentage of iPads released in the last four years run iPadOS 17?

61% of iPads released in the last four years come with iPadOS 17.

What is the percentage of active iPads running iPadOS 17?

53% of active iPads run iPadOS 17.

What operating systems were released on iPhone and iPad in September 2023?

iOS 17 was released on iPhone and iPadOS 17 on iPad in September 2023.

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Apple statistics show that only 76% of iPhones released in the last four years run iOS 17. Find out why less than half of users have updated their devices and how it affects their performance.
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Talk about the reasons for the low installation of iOS 17 on iPhone and its consequences
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Informational, analytical
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iPhone owners interested in device performance and the ability to upgrade to iOS 17


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