1. Ken Magel's Avatar
    News stories indicate that the rate of adoption for IOS 12 is slightly slower than it was for IOS 11 last year. Any ideas why that might be?
    09-20-2018 02:16 PM
  2. doogald's Avatar
    Perhaps it's because people (particularly on older devices) were burned by how bad iOS 11 was at launch last year and are holding off. (I was insistent on not upgrading until 12.1 was out but I upgraded anyway when I heard that 12 betas were very stable. Most iOS users don't follow tech news that closely.) Also, I think the vast majority of people update when their device prompts them too, and I know that can take as long as a week (my wife has not been prompted on her iPad yet), so it's probably waaaay too early to judge on adoption rates yet.
    09-20-2018 02:37 PM
  3. Alex Rodriguez Jr.'s Avatar
    News stories indicate that the rate of adoption for IOS 12 is slightly slower than it was for IOS 11 last year. Any ideas why that might be?
    The common question on Twitter isn’t about performance, it’s about emojis and cosmetic changes. I swear to god. I’ve had this discussion with at least two dozen “friends” on Twitter who don’t care whether it’s faster or slower... they just wanted to know if it took prettier pictures with more filters and if the emojis changed.
    09-20-2018 02:38 PM
  4. Ken Magel's Avatar
    The question was NOT about performance. It was about how quickly IOS 12 is being downloaded and installed.
    09-20-2018 02:59 PM
  5. Alex Rodriguez Jr.'s Avatar
    The question was NOT about performance. It was about how quickly IOS 12 is being downloaded and installed.
    You misunderstand. I was responding to the idea that people aren’t adopting because of iOS 11 performance woes. I think iOS 11 was adopted faster because of the cosmetic advantages it allegedly brought.
    09-20-2018 04:42 PM
  6. scruffypig's Avatar
    I updated my devices to iOS 11 for security reasons and for features. IOS 11 wasn’t that bad on my older devices, especially with a clean install. Who does that though?
    09-20-2018 06:55 PM
  7. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    News stories indicate that the rate of adoption for IOS 12 is slightly slower than it was for IOS 11 last year. Any ideas why that might be?
    I don’t know. Maybe a good deal of people are too busy at the moment and will take the time to upgrade when they have the time. I know people who would never know that they had an awaiting update for their iPhones if I hadn’t told them.
    09-20-2018 09:22 PM
  8. Ken Magel's Avatar
    Recently, Apple announced that IOS 12 is now running on 53% of all eligible devices. This is a little ahead of IOS 11 at this time. Perhaps, the new emogis coming with IOS 12.1 will accelerate adoption even more?
    10-12-2018 11:56 AM
  9. kataran's Avatar
    iOS has and will always be the quicker update adopter in mobile in my opinion
    10-12-2018 08:27 PM
  10. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Check out the information below.



    • iOS 12: 50% as of October 11, 2018.
    • iOS 11: 52% as of November 11, 2017.
    • iOS 10: 54% as of October 11, 2016.
    • iOS 9: 61% as of October 19, 2015.
    • iOS 8: 56% as of November 11, 2014.

    Source: https://www.imore.com/ios-12-already...s-emoji-update
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    10-12-2018 08:36 PM
  11. Wotchered's Avatar
    'Cos iOS 11 was serious caca and annoyed people,who oddly didn't want to put up with that again !
    10-13-2018 07:17 AM
  12. bamf-hacker's Avatar
    iOS 11 was ridden with bugs, Apple did well rolling out fixes, but it was too late for a lot of people.

    iOS 12 has been very solid and the adoption rate will go up. And when 12.1 comes out with the new emoji it will happen faster. People love them some new emojis.
    10-13-2018 07:34 AM
  13. Spencerdl's Avatar
    iOS 11 was ridden with bugs, Apple did well rolling out fixes, but it was too late for a lot of people.

    iOS 12 has been very solid and the adoption rate will go up. And when 12.1 comes out with the new emoji it will happen faster. People love them some new emojis.
    Yes, I agree. I'm still trying to figure out what iOS 11 was about...LOL
    10-13-2018 07:50 AM

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