Apple users can start downloading the iOS 7 today as the software is scheduled to go live.
One of the most noticeable changes on the iOS 7 is the design and interface it renders to your device. iOS 7 has a flat yet elegant design as well as a 3D effect that makes it cool and bubbly in your sight.
The new iOS comes with new and exciting features such as iTunes Radio, which is Apple's new music streaming feature. This expands the pre-existing iTunes with familiar features that include radio stations you can build around a favorite artist and featured stations. iOS 7 also includes a new Control Center, which finally puts your most-used settings front and center.
Below are the five things that you should do before you download and install the new iOS 7 to your Apple devices.
Update Your Apple Device - Unfortunately, not all Apple devices are capable of running the new iOS 7. Users with old Apple devices are unable to enjoy the perks and updates that the new OS brings. Thus, it is important that you have the latest Apple devices at hand. The devices that support iOS 7 are: iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod Touch 5th Generation, iPad 2, iPad 4 and iPad Mini.
Update the Installed Apps - Make sure that all of your apps are updated. Some apps have already released their iOS 7 updates, which will be activated once you updated your OS.
Delete Unused Apps - This is the best time to clean your device of unused apps and files. You need to simply tap and hold the app icon on your Apple device until the X appears to delete it. In case you need a certain app in the future, you can download it again on the App Store.
Back Up Your Files - In order to make sure that you will not lose your files and photos, it is important to back up your device. Connect your device to your computer via iTunes and sync it. You can also do the same process wirelessly.
Get the Latest Version of iTunes - Updating your iTunes is very important as this is often required if you want to download and install a new version of the iOS via a cabled connection.
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