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macrumors member
Original poster
Sep 16, 2007
Which particular feature(s) of iOS13 cause imcompatibility with iPhone 6?


macrumors 68030
Sep 9, 2017
My 6 plus can barely run iOS 12, so I understand why it’s not going to get iOS 13. But as said above, it’s the RAM limitation. Just jailbreak it on 12.4 and install tweaks that’ll turn iOS 12 into 13.


macrumors 68030
Mar 6, 2008
The 6 didn't even get iOS 11. I was sad today.

This is completely incorrect. I was working on my 5.
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macrumors regular
Sep 14, 2019
When I was on my 6 just a couple weeks ago, I definitely felt the pain of 1 GB RAM. One use case in particular pushed me into upgrading to a phone with more RAM: my bank's mobile app had a check deposit feature that consistently crashed upon taking and processing a photo of the check. The first thing I did with a new SE was download the same app and try the same workflow... worked smooth as butter.

Besides that, the 6 still edited photos and handled every other basic task like a champ including scanning images to PDF. It had issues reloading tabs in Safari- but so does my MBA from time to time!
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