What model is my iPhone and what iOS version do I have?

what model is my iphone doctor sim

Have you ever asked yourself this question: “Exactly… What model is my iPhone?”. How about this one: “What iOS version do I have on my iPhone?”

Well, actually, if you’re here, it’s because you’ve been trying to find the answer for a while and you still haven’t figured it out… And we don’t blame you for that at all! It’s not always as easy as it seems…

But worry no more! Because in this article you’ll learn a couple of very handy tricks to know what model your iPhone is and what version of iOS it’s running on. And as we always do, it’ll be as quickly and easily as possible.

Here we go!

How to know my iPhone model by looking at it in the settings menu

You can learn this very easily just by looking at it in the settings menu… If you know where to find it, of course!

All you have to do is to follow this path:

What model is my iPhone?

Settings > General > Information

what model is my iPhone

Here you will see some info, like:

  • Name: is the name you have given to your iPhone
  • Model name: is the trade name of your iPhone
  • Model number: this is the number associated with the model of your iPhone, which determines its technical specifications
  • Serial number: the unique number of your device

The one you need to know if, for example, you want to unlock your iPhone, is “model name”; in the example you can see in the image, it would be “iPhone 12 Pro”. 

How to know my iPhone model by looking directly on the device

If it is an iPhone 7 or an earlier model you can check the model printed on the back of the device.

what model is my iphone 7 or earlier

If, on the other hand, you have an iPhone 8 or a higher model, you will be able to check this information in the slot where the SIM tray is inserted. In order to do so you will have to first remove the tray shown in the image.

what model is my iphone 8 or higher

How to know what version of iOS I have installed on my iPhone

Ha! This is easy. Just do exactly the same we’ve told you before. Follow this path:

What my iOS version?

Settings > General > Information

Now you have to look where it says “Software version”; there you can check the iOS version of iOS your iPhone is running on, a.k.a. the operating system for iPhone or iPod Touch devices.

Why do you need to know the iOS version on your iPhone?

Well, for example, you will need to know this information if you want to check if your device is updated to the latest version. You’ll also need to know your iOS version in order to check if you can unlock your phone with doctorSIM’s UnlockMySIM card.

Did you find it?

We hope you found this article useful and that you were able to find out what you were looking for.

If you have any questions or if we can help you with anything else, please let us know! You can chat with us right here, by clicking on the green icon at the bottom right. Ask us anything you need! 😉


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