Your iPhone will have updates available for its operating system a couple of times each year.
Generally it’s a good idea ot install these updates, especially if you’ve been having a specific problem.
But it’s tough to remember which version of iOS is on your device, so you may need to know how ot find that information in case someone asks you for it.
Our article below will show you how to find your iPhone 11’s iOS version through the Settings app on the device.
How to Check iPhone iOS Versions
- Open Settings.
- Choose General.
- Select About.
- Find your iOS version next to Software Version.
Our guide continues below with additional information about how to find the iOS version of an iPhone 11, including pictures for these steps.
Often you will be following a troubleshooting guide or trying to do something on your iPhone, only to find that a particular setting or option isn’t there.
Apple releases new iOS versions periodically, and those updates add new features, change menus and settings, and can have a big impact on the layout of the device.
If you are trying to do something on your iPhone and having trouble, then it’s useful to know how to find your iOS version. This can help you to know whether or not you need to update before you are able to do something.
Fortunately, you can follow the short guide below to learn where to find your iPhone’s iOS version.
What Version of iOS is On My iPhone 11?
The steps in the article below were performed in iOS 15.6.1, but these steps have been the same for many versions of iOS, and for many different iPhone models.
Step 1: Open the Settings app.
if you can’t find it on your Home screen, then you can swipe down on the screen to open Spotlight Search and type the word “settings” into the search field.
Step 2: Scroll down and choose the General option on the menu.
Step 3: Tap the About button at the top of the screen.
Step 4: Locate the number to the right of Software Version.
the number indicated here is the iOS version that is on your phone. In the image above, that would be 15.6.1
Now that you know how to find the iOS version on your iPhone 11 you will be able to quickly find this information, as well as other similar information about the device.
If the version that you are using is lower than the one indicated in a guide that you are reading then you can elect to install an available iOS update. These are found at Settings > General > Software Update.
Installing a software update can use a lot of data, so it’s recommended to do it on Wi-Fi.
Additionally, it can prevent you from using your iPhone for up to 30 minutes, so it’s best to start an update when you won’t need your phone for a little while.
Matthew Roberts created this site to help his friends and family with questions that they might have about how to change the settings on their iPhones. It now serves as an archive of iPhone how-to guides to help anyone that stumbles upon this website.