The i Phone 5 i OS 10.3.3 update is small upgrade, but even tiny i OS updates can have an enormous impact on a device’s overall performance. Apple’s final i Phone 5 update, i OS 10.3.3, is a bug fix update, but those of you thinking about downloading the firmware should be extremely careful, especially now that the i OS 10.3.2 downgrade path is closed.
The i Phone 5 won’t get Apple’s i OS 11 update and that puts an enormous spotlight on the device’s i OS 10.3.3 update.i OS updates for older devices can have a dramatic effect on performance. Once you download i OS 10.3.3 on your phone there’s no going back.
It will also guide you through the i OS 10.3.3 problems plaguing i Phone 5 users, fixes for i OS 10 problems, everything you need to know about the i OS 10 downgrade, and some information about the i OS 10.3.3 jailbreak.
We upgraded directly from i OS 10.3.2 and the download and installation took us 10 minutes to complete.
To update i Tunes, go to the "Help" menu, and select "Check for updates."If i Tunes says you have the most recent version, you're all set to move on to Step Two.
If i Tunes tells you that a more recent version of the application is available, download it.
We've tested the i Phone 5's i OS 10.3.3 update with several different routers (including mesh Wi-Fi service eero) and Bluetooth devices. AT&T's LTE and 4G networks are also behaving normally.We've seen some clunkiness when opening up applications and when using the keyboard, but it's not as bad as it was on i OS 10.2.1 and older versions of i OS 10.The device obviously isn't as fast as the i Phone 7 or i Phone 6s, but it's still hanging in there as we approach its fifth birthday.If you’re making the move to i OS 10.3.3 from the i Phone 5’s i OS 10.3.2 update, you won’t need to clear out a ton of space on your device. If you’re coming to i OS 10.3.3 from something older than i OS 10.3, you can expect your update to be massive (several hundred MB) thanks to the features and fixes from i OS 10.3 and any other i OS updates you missed along the way.This roundup will take you through our final impressions of the i Phone 5 i OS 10.3.3 update’s performance.