4 Reasons Not to Install iOS 10.0.2 & 5 Reasons You Should

Apple’s iOS 10 update delivers some big changes to the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The latest version, iOS 10.0.2, delivers crucial bug fixes. And while many of you will want to install the iOS 10 update on your device today, some of you might want to wait a few days before making the move.

In June, Apple confirmed the successor to its iOS 9 update. The iOS 9.3.5 update’s reign is over and the iOS 10 update is now available for select iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches. Popular devices like the iPhone 4s and iPad 2 don’t get it.

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As expected, the iOS 10 update delivers some impressive changes to Messages, Apple Music, and Apple Maps. The update also brought problems to many iPhone and iPad users and today Apple’s addressed those with its latest bug fix update.

The iOS 10.0.2 update is small but important and it’s one that you should have your eyes on as we push into the fall.

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iOS 10.0.2 will be a small update if you’re coming from iOS 10 or iOS 10.0.1. If you’re on something older, it’ll be much larger thanks to iOS 10. You’ll get iOS 10 and its changes baked into your version of iOS 10.02.

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There are plenty of reasons to consider installing iOS 10/iOS 10.0.2 on your device today but there are also some reasons why you might be better off waiting a few days or maybe even a few weeks before installing Apple’s new update.

This guide will walk you through all of these reasons and help you make a decision about the iOS 10.0.2 update today.

Install iOS 10.0.2 If You Own an iPhone 7

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Install iOS 10.0.2 If You Own an iPhone 7

Apple promised to fix an iPhone 7 headphones bug with a software update and iOS 10.0.2 makes good on that promise. 

Shortly after the iPhone 7 release date we started hearing about problems with iPhone 7’s new Lightning EarPods. The issue, which we saw during testing, saw the dongle used to control volume stop working after a few minutes of audio. 

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Apple said it was investigating the problem and the iOS 10.0.2 update addresses "an issue that could prevent headphone audio controls from temporarily not working."

If you experienced this issue or you simply want to prevent it from every happening, install iOS 10.0.2 on your iPhone 7.

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