‘Next iOS version is not available for iPhone 5, 5C and iPad 4’

‘Next iOS version is not available for iPhone 5, 5C and iPad 4’

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The first beta version of iOS 10.3.2 is not available for old iPhones and iPads with a 32-bit processor. This seems to Apple support for these devices to want to stop in the next iOS update.

The test software is not to download for the iPhone 5, 5C and fourth-generation iPad. That while Apple earlier this week iOS 10.3 for these devices is released. The unsupported devices use a 32-bit processor, while the new iPhones and iPads a 64-bit chip.

The discontinued support for the 32-bit devices is remarkable. Usually wait Apple to the next big software update, which in this case is iOS 11. The techbedrijf has not yet published or the devices in the final version of iOS 10.3.2 is not supported.


The removal of support for legacy devices comes shortly after Apple beta users warned at the use of 32-bit applications. According to the techgigant these older apps will no longer function.

This would 187.000 apps no longer work, or 8 percent of the entire iOS App Store. These apps are since 20 september 2013 not updated.

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