New Delhi: Apple will reportedly shut down its online services on devices running older software, including older iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS versions, starting in early May. Access to Apple services except iCloud will stop working on devices running older software, according to a leaker known as Stella Fudge, reports MacRumors.
“Starting May, access to Apple services, with the exception of iCloud, will stop working on devices running:- iOS 11-11.2.6, macOS 10.13-10.13.3, watchOS 4-4.2.3, and tvOS 11 -11.2.6. Chances are you’ll get a notification prompting you to update,” he tweeted. ,ALSO READ: Bill Gates, ex-wife share first picture with granddaughter – view pics,
Furthermore, the report mentions that last month Apple stated in an internal document that affected users may receive a push notification prompting them to update their devices to a newer software version. ,Also read: Scientists claim, AI will soon overtake humans!,
“Some older software versions will no longer support Apple services such as the App Store, Siri and Maps. To continue using these services, update your software to the latest available version,” the company said.
Furthermore, the report states that the tech giant did not clarify why most of its services would stop working with these older software versions, which were released between late 2017 and early 2018, but the changes Will only affect a small percentage of users.
Meanwhile, Apple has released its new iOS 16.4 update which includes new features like a new set of emoji, web push notifications, voice isolation for cellular calls, and more.
Users can update to the latest version by navigating to Settings, General, and then Software Update.