iOS 6 starts rolling out today, here is when you'll likely get it

iOS 6 starts rolling out today, here is when you'll likely get it
As devoted iPhone and iPad users probably know, Apple is releasing iOS 6 to its legacy devices today, September 19. The update will land on the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, even on the 3GS (albeit not in its entirety), the new iPad, and the iPad 2. Are you among those impatient iDevice owners checking every few minutes whether the new software has reached you as well? There is no need to, actually. Thanks to the folks that gave us Absinthe Jailbreak, we have an idea as to when iOS 6 will go live, depending on which time zone a user resides in.

For example, if you live on the U.S. West Coast, iOS 6 should be ready to download at 10:00AM local time, while the folks on the East Side should check their iPhones at 1:00PM. Because of the time difference, iOS 6 will land in Tokyo on Thursday at 2:00AM, while users in Germany, Italy, and France will get their updates around 7:00PM local time on Wednesday. The table with all time zones is embedded to the right so feel free to check it out in order to know at what time iOS 6 is coming your way too.

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9 Comments

1. rcrider4

Posts: 118; Member since: Nov 14, 2011

Well except for the fact that they usually somewhat stagger their release throughout the world so that it doesn't go live everywhere at the same time to save a little bit of the load on Apple's servers.

2. jshan

Posts: 200; Member since: Dec 25, 2011

Can't wait till it reach mine !! Checking checking checking ....... This article only for ifans.. LOL

3. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Cape Town: 7pm, can't w8.

4. Virile

Posts: 38; Member since: Mar 01, 2012

I had the new iOS since last thursday, sucks for everyone who has to download it today. I sense a crash because of everyone trying to download it at the same time.

5. imkyle

Posts: 1114; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

If you go to Engadget, they break it down what device will get what in the update and the iPhone 4 will not get the new maps/ turn by turn voice. That is ridiculous.

6. iGREGG

Posts: 66; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

i hope yallunderstadn that the iOS6 upgrade will only work for iPhone 4S users & NOT iPhone 4

7. rcrider4

Posts: 118; Member since: Nov 14, 2011

iOS 6 does run on iPhone 4, it just doesn't give it all of the features that the newer devices get. But for the most part, it gets almost everything.

8. ronjr123

Posts: 88; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

And why don't we consider that "fragmentation"?

9. iGREGG

Posts: 66; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

yea...youre right.... it does

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