5S updated to IOS11

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Ruggy, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. Ruggy macrumors regular

    Jan 11, 2017
    Very strange. My son's iPhone 5S updated to IOS11.
    He's just a little kid, he isn't part of a developer program or anything and he doesn't have rights to install anything without coming to me first. Most odd.
    Anyway, for what it's worth, it seems to run perfectly. Completely fluid, no speed hit.
    A few apps have stopped working- as you would expect. There's the 'files' app but he doesn't have anything to use it with. There's a 'feedback' app.
    The control centre when you slide up has changed and the calculator app has a new icon but apart from that, so far on this old phone at least, ì can't see anything different.
    But it's clearly going to work perfectly for anyone that's worried.
  2. Relentless Power, Jun 11, 2017
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    Relentless Power macrumors Penryn

    Relentless Power

    Jul 12, 2016
    I have no idea how he would have access to iOS 11 if he was not in the beta program. Can you post a screenshot of what version the 5s currently has? To access this information (General-Settings-About-Scroll down).
  3. Ruggy thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 11, 2017
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  4. Relentless Power macrumors Penryn

    Relentless Power

    Jul 12, 2016
    Strange. Perhaps another forum member has knowledge on how he would have access to this without a beta.
  5. Ruggy thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 11, 2017
    In fact my son says his best friend- also on 5S, has also updated to 11. We live in France.
    Definitely not in a beta program. I reset the phone when I gave it to him.
    Thanks for the interest but it looks like it's something official.
    If we have any problems I will let you know.
  6. MattXDA macrumors 6502


    Aug 18, 2014
    You can install the Beta Profile online, unless you’ve restricted the phone. He could have installed it and then removed it after. There’s no chance it was unintended as there would be more forum reports, this is the only one I’ve seen
  7. jd_md3 macrumors newbie

    Jun 25, 2015
    There are links posted online for the Beta Profile that allows you to be a part of the Beta Program. Technically anyone can do it.
  8. mtneer macrumors 68030


    Sep 15, 2012
    Your son may be more technically advanced than what you give him credit for :)
  9. Gathomblipoob macrumors 601


    Mar 18, 2009
    Can confirm. Am 61-year-old kid and did it.
  10. noobinator macrumors 603


    Jun 19, 2009
    Pasadena, CA
  11. C DM macrumors Sandy Bridge

    Oct 17, 2011
    There are developer beta profiles that people can find links to and install.

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