Have you ever kept a watchful eye on Apple WWDC 18 before? If Yes, you may can’t wait to experience the latest iOS 12 to make your iPhone or iPad more powerful, personal, and intelligent. As a friendly reminder, you’d better also follow the tips to protect data in case that your iPhone fails in updating to iOS 12.
Tip One: Check compatibility for your device
Most iPhone or iPad can be updated to iOS 12, but it’s also necessary to be sure. Because it will be affected by many unstable threats like system breakdown, power failure or network instability.
Tip Two: Create a backup using iTunes or iCloud
Data loss happens more commonly than we think that is why we are all advised to create backups of all the data on our devices. Especially for an iOS update, numerous uncertainty factors may occur at any time.
Also Read: How to back up your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Tip Three: Know your passcode of device
You’re required to enter the passcode on your device once the update process coming to an end. Most iPhone users may get used to the touch ID and don’t remember the passcode clearly, as a result, you may have no choice but to restore and erase your iPhone.
Tip Four: Have your Apple ID ready
After you update to iOS 12, sign in with your Apple ID to access all Apple services, like iCloud and the App Store, especially when you enable the Find My iPhone. If you can’t recall your account or passcode, you might be refused to continue accessing your iPhone.
Tip Five: Charge up the battery
Actually, iPhone or iPad would consume the power while an update, if iOS device is extremely low on power, it is unable to support the whole upgrade performance, and system bankrupt may happen. So please charge up the battery to save data in case that your iPhone fails in updating to iOS 12.
Tip Six: Ensure available storage on device
Have you been asked to temporarily remove apps because iOS needs more space for the update? View the size of the latest iOS installation package before each update, and transfer or delete some data or files for more available storage.
Can’t Miss: If you need more space for an iOS update.
Tip Seven: Under favorable network environment
Stable network connection is extremely important for downloading the installation package. Device is easily get stuck and data would be lost once the process was interrupted, or you can update manually using iTunes on a computer that you trust.