iOS 8 now installed on 68% of devices

Apple has released the latest App Store distribution numbers, which give a breakdown of what percentage of devices are using which version of iOS, and iOS 8 has climbed a bit in the past few weeks. Versions of Apple's latest major release now stand at 68% of total iOS installations as of Jan. 5, 2015. iOS 7 now stands at 29%, with iOS 6 and earlier holding a total of 4% of installs.

Instal numbers

It seems that iOS 7 is most affected by iOS 8's continued growth, with iOS 6 and earlier remaining steady. When last we checked iOS 7 was hovering around 33% of installs, with iOS 8 capturing 63%.

Source: Apple (opens in new tab)

Joseph Keller

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.

3 Comments
  • I just wish I could get back to IOS 7 on my iPad mini...
  • Doesn't that equal 101%? Sent from the iMore App
  • That's what I was thinking Sent from the iMore App