Question: What Does A System Update Do To Your Phone?

What happens when you don’t update your phone?

You’ll miss security updates.

If you have an apple device, security updates are frequent while UI changes happen rarely.

If you have a Samsung or other Android device, updates aren’t as frequent but they are crucial.

UI changes on Android happen when they hit a new whole number (most recently, 7.0)..

Should I do software updates on my phone?

Operating system updates are released periodically for your device. If you are having difficulty with your device, you should always check for updates, as a fix for the problem may have been released. Software upgrades may be available for your device and will enhance functionality and security.

Do updates ruin your phone?

If it is a major update (ie 7.1 to 8.0) yes, your phone will slow down. Depending on the quality and how new your phone is, it may be a noticeble change in speed. If your phone is more than 3 or 4 years old you should not do updates like this.

How often should I update my phone?

Two years is usually my standard, but it depends on what my phone contract looks like. I also think that it depends on if this is a personal or work device.

What does updating your phone do?

Updating your device ensures you get the best version of the Android Operating System (OS), which means you get the fastest version available. There’s no need to deal with poor performance, lagging or even crashing of apps. Please, you should know that you actually paid for these updates.

Will a system update erase everything on my phone?

Updating to Android Marshmallow OS will delete all data from your phone like – message, contacts, calendar, apps, music , videos, etc. So it is necessary for you to make backup on sd card or on pc or on online backup service before upgrading operating system.