The iPhone 5 was released back in 2012 which means that it is currently 7 years old. It also means that there is a very good chance that many iPhone 5 owners would have probably moved on to newer iPhones or other devices since, but at the same time, we get it, there are maybe a small handful of users who are still holding onto their phones.

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That being said, if you are, for whatever reason, still using your iPhone 5, then you might want to make sure you’re updated to the latest version of iOS that is available for your phone. This is because Apple has started to issue warnings to iPhone 5 owners that if they do not update their iPhones to iOS 10.3.4 by the 3rd of November, they could lose some online functionality.

According to Apple, “If you have an iPhone 5, it’s especially important to update your device’s software wirelessly or using your computer before November 3 to maintain accurate GPS location and to continue to use functions that rely on correct date and time including App Store, iCloud, email, and web browsing.”

While your phone will continue to work, note that certain services and functionality could be disrupted. Apple also notes that if you fail to update by that time, you will need to do a “backup and restore” using your Mac or PC as OTA updates will no longer work.

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4"
  • 1136x640
  • IPS LCD
  • 326 PPI
8 MP
  • f/ Aperture
1440 mAh
    1GB RAM
    • A6
    • None
    Price
    ~$165 - Amazon
    Weight
    112 g
    Launched in
    2012-09-01
    Storage (GB)
    • 64
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