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January 15, 2021

iOS and Android Update Settings Check

This article will show you how to check your update settings for iOS and Android devices to make sure everything is up to date and reduce the risk of compromised device.

Update iPhone automatically

If you didn’t turn on automatic updates when you first set up your iPhone, do the following:

  1. Go to Settings  > General > Software Update.
  2. Tap Customize Automatic Updates (or Automatic Updates). You can choose to automatically download and install updates.

When an update is available, iPhone downloads and installs the update overnight while charging and connected to Wi-Fi. You’re notified before an update is installed.

Update iPhone manually

At any time, you can check for and install software updates.

Go to Settings  > General > Software Update.

The screen shows the currently installed version of iOS and whether an update is available.

To turn off automatic updates, go to Settings > General > Software Update > Customize Automatic Updates (or Automatic Updates).

Check & update your Android version

You can find your device’s Android version number, security update level, and Google Play system level in your Settings app. You’ll get notifications when updates are available for you. You can also check for updates.

See which Android version you have

  1. Open your phone’s Settings app.
  2. Near the bottom, tap System And then Advanced And then System update.
  3. See your “Android version” and “Security patch level.”

Get the latest Android updates available for you

When you get a notification, open it and tap the update action.

If you cleared your notification or your device has been offline:

  1. Open your phone’s Settings app.
  2. Near the bottom, tap System and then Advanced and then System update.
  3. You’ll see your update status. Follow any steps on the screen.

Get security updates & Google Play system updates

Most system updates and security patches happen automatically. To check if an update is available:

  1. Open your device’s Settings app.
  2. Tap Security.
  3. Check for an update:
    • To check if a security update is available, tap Security update.
    • To check if a Google Play system update is available, tap Google Play system update.
  4. Follow any steps on the screen.

When you’ll get Android updates

Update schedules vary by device, manufacturer, and mobile carrier.

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