Not All Apple Devices Will Be Able To Upgrade To iOS 7 — See The List Here

Yesterday, Apple showed us the future of iOS with its seventh major version. Love it or hate it, it’s undoubtedly a departure from the skeuomorphic design language of all previous versions. It’s more flat and less fluff. iOS 7 is available in BETA form for developers already and will be available to the public “this fall” (our bet is on August for a public release).

If you’re wondering if the iOS device(s) you use will see the update, wonder no more. Here’s a full compatibility list of the iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches that Apple plans to update:

- iPhone 4
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 5

- iPod Touch (4th – 5th gen)

- iPad 2
- iPad 3 (Retina)
- iPad 4 (Retina + Lightning)
- iPad mini

However, while these devices will get updated to iOS 7, not every feature will be available on all of them. 9to5Mac posted this table with a breakdown of major new features and whether or not they’ll be available on each device.

As for the iOS devices left out in the cold for iOS 7, here’s a list of the ones that WON’T be getting the update:

- iPhone 3Gs
- iPhone 3G
- iPhone 2G

- iPad (first-gen)

- iPod Touch (gen 1 thru 3)

So, there you have it. You still have a few months to wait, but if you like the redesigned look and feel, it’ll be worth the wait.


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  • Dakota Holiman

    I thought the fourth gen Ipod touch would not get the update! How did you figure out it would be getting it?

  • Becky ONeil

    iOS 7 isn’t in the list of compatible devices on apples website

  • Juan Celis

    My zagg keyboard stopped when i upgraded The iPad to ios7. Can it work again? What do i have to do? Thanks

  • Christopher Dukes

    My Zagg keyboard stopped working immediately after I upgraded to ios 7. Is there a fix anywhere?

    • RussPC2

      MY Zagg mini keyboard also stopped after update. I just allowed it to be picked up again as if it were a new device and it works fine now. iPad mini.

  • Patrick

    My search key doesn’t work with iOS7. Slideshow also doesn’t seem to work. Would love an update or something to make these work again.

    • Leland Ford

      These are the same problems I am having with my Zagg Keyboard

  • Jeff

    My Zagg wireless keyboard stopped working after the iOS 7 upgrade. Is there a fix or upgrade available ???

  • Jeff

    My Zagg wireless keyboard stopped working after the iOS 7 upgrade. Is there a fix or upgrade available ???

  • Mojos2

    Same here, keyboard stopped working after upgrading my iPad 2 to iOS7, tried turning the keyboard/ipad on-off, re-pairing the devices, no luck. Guess I’ll have to get a new Logitech keyboard.

  • Gwen Christie Gambill

    I cant get my Zagg keyboard key ( enter) to work on facebook ?