Apple users beware! Support may end for these iPhones and iPads

Apple may reportedly end support for many of its older iPhones and iPads by next year. A media report citing leaks has informed that Apple may end support for older devices including iPhone 6s, 6 Plus, SE, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro (2015) with the release of the upcoming iOS 16. Is. Let us tell you, Apple stopped support for the iPhone 5s at the time of the release of iOS 14. After this, support for the iPhone 6 was ended after the release of iOS 15.

A TOI report, citing a leak, informed that Apple will stop support for several older Apple devices with the release of the upcoming iOS 16 operating system, including the iPhone 6s, SE, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro (2015). ) are also included.

The leak also provides information that iOS 16 will be released at WWDC in 2022. However, it is not hidden from anyone that Apple often releases its new operating system version only in WWDC. The company is expected to release iPad OS 16 along with iOS 16 in the upcoming event.

As we mentioned, Apple discontinues support for older chipsets with newer operating system versions. So, if the rumors are to be believed, Apple may completely stop support for the Apple A9 chip with iOS 16 as well. The information revealed so far shows that the models that support iOS 16 include iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone SE (2nd-generation), iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Pro 11 /12.9-inch 2021, iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2016 or newer), iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2016 or newer), iPad Pro 11-inch (2018 or newer), iPad Air 3, iPad Air 4, iPad 6, Includes iPad 7, iPad 8, iPad Mini 5, iPad Mini 6.

Looking at the list, it can be inferred that the company may stop support for the models present in the Apple A9 chip, as these are not present in the pre-2016 iPhones and iPads.