Your iPhone 11 uses an operating system called iOS. Different versions of iOS have different features, so it’s useful to know how to check the iOS version on an iPhone 11.
Periodically you will receive notifications about an iOS update that is available for your device. Each iOS version fixes existing bugs and adds new ways that you can use your device.
Depending on the settings on your iPhone, those updates may download automatically, and you might have already installed a couple of them.
Our guide below will show you how to check your iPhone’s iOS version so that you can answer questions while troubleshooting, or if you just want to know which version you have.
How to Check the iOS Version on an iPhone 11
- Open Settings.
- Choose General.
- Select About.
- Check the Software Version for your current iOS version.
Our article continues below with additional information on checking the iOS version on your iPhone, as well as pictures for these steps.
How to Check Your iPhone’s Version of iOS (Guide with Pictures)
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 14.3. These steps are the same on most other iPhones and most other versions of iOS.
Step 1: Open the Settings app.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the General option.
Step 3: Touch the About button at the top of the screen.
Step 4: Find your iOS version to the right of the Software Version row in the table.
If you would like to check if you have any iOS updates available you can return to the General menu and select the Software Update option. If there is an iOS update available it will be listed there.
The iOS updates for your iPhone are separate from the updates for your individual apps. You can check for app updates by going to App Store > Selecting the Apps tab at the bottom > then tapping your profile icon at the top-right.
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