Device compatibility ipad pro 3rd gen ipad pro 2nd gen ipad pro 1st gen ipad pro ipad 6th gen ipad 5th gen ipad air 3rd gen ipad air 2 ipad air ipad mini 5th gen ipad mini 4 ipad mini 3 ipad mini 2. The easiest way to get ios 12 is to install it right on the iphone ipad or ipod touch you want to update.
How do i update my ipad mini to ios 12.
How to get ios 12 on ipad mini 1st gen. Go to settings general software update. The ipad 2 3 and 1st generation ipad mini are all ineligible and excluded from upgrading to ios 10 11 12 or any other future versions of ios. Apple dropped support for the first generation ipad with the ios 6 0 update in september 2012 which leaves the first generation ipad stuck on the 5 1 1 version of the operating system.
Install cydia for ipad devices. Believe that you were also aware that ios 12 update brings with a number of attractive features as well as a few inevitable problems such as data loss. They all share similar hardware architectures and a less powerful 1 0 ghz cpu that apple has deemed insufficiently powerful enough to even run the basic barebones features of newer ios versions.
Ios 10 3 4 ipad mini 2 2nd generation 2013 ipad mini 3 3rd generation 2014 ipad air 1st generation 2013 ios 12 4 8. The 1st gen ipad mini has had 4 5 years of ios upgrades updates. Currently your 1st gen ipad mini is still continuing to receive app updates under ios 9 3 5 but look for this trend to end at some near future point in time.
And yet apple had released this series till ios 12 4 8 on 15 jul. Cydia is an application software developed for runs on ios devices and which gives thousands of apps for you to customize improve performance of your device. That s not why people jail break.
There are still many good uses for a first generation ipad including watching netflix and playing casual games. Ios 12 was first available for download on 17 sept. The ipad 2 3 and 1st generation ipad mini are all ineligible and excluded from upgrading to ios 10.
Can ipad mini first generation be updated. I don t recommend jail breaking your ios devices unless you truly know the ramifications of doing so. The final app updates your 1st gen ipad mini will receive will be its last.
Ipad 5th generation 2017 ipad 6th generation 2018 ipad 7th. This doesn t mean the original ipad is now a paperweight. Ios 12 is designed to make your iphone and ipad experience even faster more responsive and more delightful.
No jailbreaking doesn t magically make it so you can install unsupported operating systems on the device.