Why do you need to upgrade your iPhone's OS?
That's a very good question. After all you bought an iPhone hoping to use it straight out of the box without worrying about upgrading anything on it. Well, actually you can opt not to upgrade your iPhone's OS from the time you purchase it up to the time when you are ready to depart with it in the future. But then you will be depriving yourself and your iPhone of the good things that these software upgrades will be offering.
So what are the reasons why you should upgrade your iPhone's OS when Apple issues periodic OS updates? Here are some of the reasons we came up with:
1.) New app's compatibility - While the iPhone OS continues to evolve, so are the apps being developed both by Apple and third-party developers. There are thousands of iPhone apps that you can still run on your iPhone even if you don't update its software, but then there will be more apps that will come out which will only be supported on the latest iPhone OS.
2.) Improved performance - These updates also makes your iPhone faster and better performing. From time to time, Apple developers come up with a bright idea to improve on how your iPhone OS handles its tasks. More often than not, this has to do with speed performance.
3.) Bug fixes - The last thing you want to happen with your iPhone is for it to stop functioning, leaving you hanging while in the middle of doing something. More often than not, this is cause by a software bug. Yes, the iPhone OS is not bug-free after all. So to solve these problems do the necessary iPhone software upgrade.
4.) Compatibility with Apple's other software - Another reason why you should upgrade your iPhone's OS is to make it compatible with other Apple software that you use together with your iPhone. Hint: iTunes. Yes, whenever Apple issues an iTunes update, the iPhone software upgrade will most likely follow.