iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) - How to find the version of iOS used on a device

Apple periodically releases updates to the version of iOS used on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. This document explains how to identify which version of iOS firmware a device is using.

  1. Go to the home screen of your iOS device and click on Settings

    Home screen with Settings highlighted

  2. Click on General

    Settings page with General button highlighted

  3. Click on About

    General settings page with About button highlighted

  4. Note the number after Version; this is the version of iOS installed on the device. For example, the device pictured is running iOS firmware 4.2.1.

    About page with version number highlighted




Keywords: version firmware ios iphone ipod touch itouch ipad device iphone 1g 2g 3g 3gs 4g 5g 6g ios1 ios2 ios3 ios4 ios5 ios6   Doc ID: 16223
Owner: Leah S.Group: DoIT Help Desk
Created: 2010-12-08 19:00 CDTUpdated: 2012-12-17 10:33 CDT
Sites: DoIT Help Desk