Will iPhone 7 get iOS 16?


Ever since Apple released iOS 16 at the WWDC on June 6, iOS geeks from worldwide have wanted to get iOS 16 on their iPhones. Everyone and iOS users bless with the lock screen customization feature of iOS 16 are keen to check out this new feature. However, every iPhone doesn’t support iOS 16. 

Many users ask, “Will iPhone 7 get iOS 16” or “Is the iPhone 7 getting iOS 16?”. Even one friend with iPhone 7 was asking about how to download iOS 16 on iPhone 7. But the real question is, does iPhone 7 support iOS 16 or not. 

Will Apple’s iPhone 7 get iOS 16?

Sadly, iPhone 7 will not get the iOS 16 update since Apple removed its support of the iPhone 7 this year. iPhone 7 was released in 2016. It has been six years since Apple provided support for every iOS update to the iPhone 7. 

How to download iOS 16 on iPhone 7

So, iPhone 7 users cannot download iOS 16 on their device, and they must have iPhone 8 (2017) or newer, including the second-and third-generation iPhone SE, to install iOS 16 and test the all-new features.

If you are still not sure which iPhones will support iOS 16, you can check out the list of compatible iOS 16 below:

  • iPhone SE (2022)
  • iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone SE (2020)
  • iPhone XS and XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, 13 Pro, and 13 Pro Max
  • iPhone 14 mini, iPhone 14, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max (Upcoming)
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