iOS 5, codenamed "Telluride", was the 5th major release of iOS designed and distributed by Apple for supported iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. It was announced on June 6 at WWDC 2011 alongside Mac OS X Lion. It was released to the general public on October 12, 2011.
- Notification Center
- Can play content while device is syncing with iTunes
- Group by Album Artist option in Music
- Shortcut to Camera from Lockscreen
- Able to flag emails
- Reading List in Safari
- Search within a web page (iPad 2 only)
- Private Browsing
- PC Free setup without the need for iTunes
- FaceTime without a SIM (iPhone only)
- Siri (iPhone 4S only)
- Hide keyboard (iPad only)
- Tabbed browsing (iPad only)
- iPhone 3GS
- iPhone 4
- iPhone 4S
- iPod touch (3rd generation)
- iPod touch (4th generation)
- iPad 2
- iPad (3rd generation)
- iOS 5 is the initial release on the iPhone 4S.
- The first iPad and iPod touch (3rd generation) had limited support.
- This is the first iOS version to feature Music and Newsstand.
- This is the first iOS version to introduce Siri (only on iPhone 4S).
- This is the first iOS version to feature the "swipe up to camera" function.
- This is the last iOS version to use the original Settings icon.
- This is the last iOS version to include the built-in apps for Maps and YouTube from Google.
- iOS 5.0 (October 12, 2011)
- iOS 5.0.1 (November 10, 2011)
- iOS 5.1 (March 7, 2012)
- iOS 5.1.1 (May 7, 2012)
- New Version of iOS Includes Notification Center, iMessage, Newsstand, Twitter Integration Among 200 New Features, Apple Inc. 2011-06-06.
- Apple Launches iPhone 4S, iOS 5 & iCloud, Apple Inc. 2011-10-04.
- iOS 5 at Apple (archived 2011-010-12)
- About the security content of iOS 5 Software Update at Apple Support (2020-07-27)
- iOS 5 at the BetaWiki
- iOS 5 at Wikipedia