“It’s finally the day many iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users around the world have been waiting for,” Chris Smith writes for BGR. “The final iOS 11 version will be rolling out on Tuesday to compatible devices around the world. iOS 11 was available in beta since June, and we have already discovered its best tricks since then.”

“It brings over a large number of new features, and it’ll totally change the way you use the iPad. You may have already tested iOS 11, but most users haven’t, and they’ll receive software update pings later on Tuesday — here’s what they need to know,” Smith writes. “iOS 11 is indeed the biggest update for iPad ever, and a major release for iPhone. But not all iOS devices are created alike, meaning that various older models are about to be ‘killed.’ Rather than offer a sub-par experience, Apple chose to simply discontinue support for older models, which means some users won’t get to use iOS 11 on their existing gadgets. You have to have at least an iPhone 5s, iPad mini 2, or iPod touch 6th generation to run iOS 11.”

“Let’s keep in mind that hundreds of millions of iOS device users will install iOS 11 at the same time. On the off chance that something goes terribly wrong, you wouldn’t want to risk losing some of your personal data, including precious memories,” Smith writes. “Whether you back up your phone or tablet automatically, or whether you do it manually, take a few minutes to make sure you do it before iOS 11 rolls out.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Back up your devices now, so you’ll be ready if you want to upgrade as soon as iOS 11 drops!