IOS 12 to iPad mini 2, 3 and 4

Each year Apple seeks to optimize iOS, which leads to increased speed and productivity. The recently introduced iOS 12 according to the developers' statement will be the most stable OS for devices Apple. It will offer users many features and upgrades. The improvement in performance will be more noticeable on older models of gadgets, which will increase the speed and response of applications, typing and turning on the camera.

What devices does iOS work on 12

The good news for users is that Apple does not plan to reduce the list of supported devices. All devices that were updated to iOS 11 will work on iOS 12, iPad mini 2, 3 and 4 among them. Moreover, even older processors will show good performance. A complete list of devices is presented on the official website of the company.

iPad Mini 2

The second edition iPad Mini was introduced by the corporation Apple in October 2013 and is still supported. With the installation on iPad Mini 2 iOS 12, the device will work faster, and will also acquire all the new OS chips, including accelerated animation, typing and opening applications.

iOS 12 to iPad Mini 2

iPad Mini 3

Originally iPad Mini 3 was running iOS 8. As OS updates were released, performance increased, new applications appeared, pre-installed programs were supplemented with new options. Set to iPad mini 3 iOS 12 users will expect new items, including:

  • increased speed and performance;
  • reduction of energy consumption;
  • redesign of interface elements such as Control Center, Notification Center;
  • group calls;
  • grouping of notifications;
  • fine-tuning notifications;
  • smarter Siri;
  • new wallpaper.
iOS 12 to iPad mini 3

iPad Mini 4

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iPad The Mini 4 is equipped with the powerful Apple A9 processor that made it the flagship in 2015 since its release date. After upgrading to iOS 12 iPad, the Mini 4 will be accelerated and will be even faster and more productive.

iOS 12 iPad Mini 4

iOS 12 on iPad mini 1 not supported

If you want to install iOS 12 to iPad mini 1, this will not work, since this gadget is not even compatible with iOS versions 10 and 11. Only iPad mini 2 and all subsequent models will be able to upgrade to iOS 12.

is it possible to install iOS 12 on ipad mini 1

How to set iOS 12 to iPad mini

The final version iOS 12 will become available for installation to users only at the end of September. However, you can install the updated OS on Apple – devices can be installed already today, the process will not take more than 20 minutes.

How to set iOS 12 to iPad mini? You can carry out the procedure manually. This will require:

  1. Download the firmware.
  2. Update iTunes.
  3. Connect iPad mini to PC.
  4. Agree to data portability.
  5. Start the installation process.

There is another way to install the update, which requires several steps:

  1. Charge the device to at least 60%.
  2. Connect to a Wi-Fi network.
  3. Download the beta profile, which allows you to install beta iOS 12 for developers, via the Safari web browser.
  4. Reboot device.
  5. Run “Settings”, in the “General” section go to the “Software update” menu.
  6. Agree to install the OS iOS 12.

Updating to the new iOS 12 will take place without loss of information. Subsequently, all new software is installed in the same way.

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