How to check which iOS version your device is running

We can check the UIDevice’s property systemVersion for this. Here’s a quick snippet that checks this, and conveniently checks the first number in the returned value. This should work until iOS 9…

I’ve created a demo project for this code on GitHub:
https://github.com/versluis/iOS-Checkr

Inspired by this thread:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12561599/how-to-check-ios-version-is-ios-6

One thought on “How to check which iOS version your device is running

  1. According to Apple’s iOS 7 Transitioning Guide, the following will check the iOS version via the Foundation framework. This code should be in application:didFinishLaunchingWithOptions (App Delegate):

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