iOS 12 release date: 6 things to expect and 5 not to do

The iOS 12 release date is getting closer and today we want to tell you some things you should and shouldn't expect from Apple next week.

Apple's new operating system continues to progress as we move forward into September. The company recently released the final beta version of iOS 12, also known as Gold Master (GM), and the company also confirmed a release date for all iPhone, iPad, and iPad models. iPod touch powered by iOS 11.

With the beta progressing and the release date finally official, we're getting a lot of questions about Apple's plans for iOS 12. Here are a few things we currently know.

As we get closer to the release of iOS 12, it's important that iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users set appropriate expectations about the update, its release date, and download. And that's our goal here.

In this guide, we'll walk you through what we expect from the iOS 12 release date, update release time, potential issues, and a timeline for Apple's first major update to iOS. 12 (iOS 12.1).

This walkthrough will help average users and those who may not have followed the iOS 12 beta or earlier iOS release dates feel comfortable ahead of the rollout.