Is iOS 12 safe for older iPhones?

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October 14, 2018 at 15:23:24
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I have an iPhone 8 Plus with iOS 11.4. Is it safe for me to upgrade to 12? I heard reports that there are issues with the display and device charging. Thanks.

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October 15, 2018 at 04:48:23
I'd be very wary of upgrading if you have "any" doubts at this time. If you do go ahead... backup the phone first; just to be sure your personal stuff is OK in-case of need...

I upgraded my 5S recently and thus far it's OK.

Have you had a chat with Apple-land types; phone or local store techies?

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October 15, 2018 at 19:11:36
I backed up the phone today. I haven’t asked anyone in my local Apple store yet. The latest version 12.0.1 is out and I remember seeing something online that the kinks were worked out. I’ll have to check online.

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October 16, 2018 at 01:44:45
Be aware that there may be a time limit as regards updating to iOS12 and being able to go back to the previous (backup) version you have; presuming that option exists as (I think) it does for Mac OSX.

As previous, check with Apple land first?

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October 24, 2018 at 10:30:04
Are iOS updates cumulative? If you missed 12, can you get the next update for 12? Thanks!

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November 27, 2018 at 05:19:05
well for iphone 6 and older series its not but for 6s and latest series it performs well

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