iOS 14 Adoption Reaches Estimated 90% Less Than Seven Months After Launch

Less than seven months after launch, iOS and iPadOS 14 are now installed on an estimated 90% of all compatible iPhones and iPads, according to data collected by Mixpanel's iOS 14 adoption tracker.

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In February, Apple said that iOS 14 was installed on 86% of all devices introduced in the last four years. Now, a little more than a month later, the installation base seems to have grown by around 4%. According to Mixpanel, iOS 14 adoption is hovering around 90%, but the exact number fluctuates.

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iOS 14 was released to the public in September as a notable iOS upgrade, bringing new widgets to the Home screen, the App Library, and other systemwide changes such as a new Siri and incoming call UI. As of a few months after release in December, iOS 14 was installed on 72% of all active iPhones, according to Apple, signaling excitement for upgrading to the new software.

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Top Rated Comments

repoman016 Avatar
20 months ago
"software update. blah blah x.xx will install later tonight"
1. Install now
2. Remind me later

repeat twice daily

wonder why it's always so high?

jokes aside it is still better than android updates
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GeoStructural Avatar
20 months ago
Whatever, where are the new iPad Pros?
And the new AirPods?

Do you want my money or not, Apple?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mr. Dee Avatar
20 months ago
Still on 13.7, planning to hold out until 14.5.1 or 14.5.2.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dabi Avatar
20 months ago
Glad the adoption is so fast, means .webp support is finally wide enough for me to use it in production instead of ancient jpgs haha.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Macyourdayy Avatar
20 months ago
For anyone trying to get past the the dumpster fire of iOS 13, it’s hardly surprising. Any port in s***storm.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AngerDanger Avatar
20 months ago

I wonder if Android ever had that many devices running the latest OS at any point? I've read that it's much harder to stay update as there are too many hands in the pot.
I remember watching a YouTube video of an Android OS demo on a Blackberry in 2006. That was its highest adoption rate.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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