August 29, 2020

Do you ever get annoyed by the regular reminders to update your device’s software? 

 

Many of us put off software updates until our phone or tablet does it automatically for us. But, this could be lead to problems with security, software glitches and even every day issues, such as poor battery health. Even though software updates seem to pop up at the most inconvenient times, they are in fact an essential part of your device systems’ stability and safety.

 

Regularly, holes are found in the operating systems of devices and also applications. When these are detected, companies develop patches to cover these holes and increase the security of your device. These patches are produced and released through software updates, meaning that keeping your phone up to date is a key way of protecting it from any security risks, such as viruses.

 

With uncompleted software updates linked to a large proportion of cyber attacks and malware issues on phones and tablets, it is vital to keep your phone up to date. Here at DeXTech we encourage all of our customers to check this on a regular basis.

 

Besides the importance of ensuring continual security on your device, software can affect the day-to-day functionality too. If you do not keep your software up to date, you run the risk of experiencing issues such as lagging and poor battery health. Software plays a significant role in ensuring your device runs smoothly overall as it plays the key role within the operating system. 

 

Along with this, regularly updating your device will allow it to continue having access to the widest range of applications possible, especially on Apple iPhones and iPads. The software your device is running will directly correlate with the software that different applications are compatible with. Older versions of Android OS and iOS will not be compatible with many newly released apps or updates for apps. 

 

 

One of the best things you can do on your smartphone or tablet is to set up automatic updates be installed as soon as they are available. With this set up, you won’t have to worry about annoying notifications or glitches again! 

 

If you have any queries or questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our DeXTech Tech Support team via our contact page. 

 

Here at DeXTech, we are here to help you with your technology requirements. We stock a wide range of Apple products, from the iPhone 4s all the way through to the iPhone XS, plus the iPad range. Along with this, we carry a huge range of Android smartphones and tablets, including Samsung, Pixel and LG. With these devices on hand we are able to offer technical support every step of the way from assisting to get your device setup to dealing with issues such as network issues or software troubleshooting. We have a helpful team who can lend a hand via our tech support email address: support@dextech.co.nz. Do not hesitate to reach out! 

 



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