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4 Reasons Not to Install iOS 15.7 & 11 Reasons You Should

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Don't Install If Your Situation is Fluid or You're Traveling

Don't Install If Your Situation is Fluid or You're Traveling

If you're still hunkered down at home trying to weather the pandemic, if you're a first responder that constantly uses your phone, or if you are you unable to spend time on the phone with Apple if something goes wrong after the update, you should wait to install the software until a later date.

There's a good chance iOS 15.7 works fine on your iPhone, but it takes a while to install the update and there is always a chance something could go wrong.

You might not want to deal with 1) waiting an hour for an update to install, 2) finding help with some stores closed, and/or 3) dealing with apps or services that aren't working.

If any of these things concern you, you might want to hold off until we know more about iOS 15.7 and its performance.

If you are preparing to go on a trip or if you're in the middle of a trip, you might want to hold off on the installation. 

iOS 15.7 has the potential to cause problems and that's probably the last thing you want to be dealing with on a trip with your family or on an important business trip. 

If you're going to be away from home and away from your backups, we highly recommend holding off on an upgrade.

10 Comments

10 Comments

  1. Janis Thompson

    09/21/2021 at 10:31 am

    Thx for this! I think I’ll stay with 14.8 for the foreseeable, eh. More and more storage on my poor old 6s is being used by all these ‘great’ upgrades. You’d think they want me to buy a new phone. Lol❤️❤️

  2. Al Mahoney

    09/21/2021 at 10:40 am

    WiFi didn’t work outside for my wife and me.

  3. nevergonnahappen

    09/22/2021 at 5:46 am

    it works well on my 8

  4. Shaihaan

    09/29/2021 at 3:41 pm

    Is it okay for iPhone 7

  5. Irene Johnson

    11/12/2021 at 3:49 am

    Having real problems with phone (iPhone6s) overheating and battery draining.

  6. Sandy

    11/15/2021 at 9:43 am

    Me either. Did you find a fix?

  7. GordN

    11/25/2021 at 11:05 am

    Calendar with exchange – barely, if at all, works anymore. Reverting

  8. Vickie

    12/10/2021 at 8:16 am

    After installing the 15.1.1, mu iPhone 12 has slowed down considerably and sometimes freezes or won’t open different apps at all! I really wish I hadn’t updated it!

  9. Dave

    01/03/2022 at 1:10 pm

    After downloading iOS 15.1 on my iPad Pro the SD card camera adapter isn’t recognised! I work as part time photographer, and always download to iPad. How do I get this to work again please, I use it every day. It was fine on earlier versions. I don’t use a laptop. Depend on my trusty iPad Pro.
    Thanks for any help.

  10. Kaycee

    03/14/2022 at 8:09 pm

    Unfortunately I got sucked in into upgrading my iPhone 8 to the iOS 15.3 Version and imo it’s the absolute WORST update that iOS has put out there.
    Waaay too many BUGS and Glitches, especially with the Keyboard and it’s Cursor when trying to place the Cursor. But there’s also a Ton of other Bugs.
    It just sucks that Apple Won’t allow us to Go Back to whatever Previous Version that we want.
    Totally feels like Apple is Pushing people into Buying New Phones with All these Buggy Updates hurting our phones!!
    If it wasn’t the case, then I see absolutely No Reason that Apple Can’t create an Update that has NO BUGS, especially with all the Technology out there.
    Seems like almost every Update has Bugs and I feel that there’s No Reason for it.
    Can’t Apple just hire people who KNOW what they’re doing in order to Create an Update WITHOUT BUGS!?
    I’m almost ready to make a Switch and say Adios Apple!

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