On a regular basis Apple, the makers of Iphone, Ipad or iPod touch, releases new updates which introduces new features that let you do even more with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Here is how you can update your device wirelessly or using iTunes with a few easy steps:
Due to the nature of updates, sometimes you may lose some data or the new updates may cause some issues oor introduce feature you don’t want, therefore it is ALWAYS very important for you to first follow tthese steps before you get started in updating your device:
•Back up your device to iCloud or iTunes. See how-to article on how to do this by CLICKING HERE
•Make sure your device has enough available space to install the update. Use iTunes to update if you don’t have enough space, or remove content from your device. Tap Settings > General > Usage to see how much space your content uses.
Now that you have followed the above steps and all is well, you are now ready to start updating your device.
Update your device wirelessly
The easiest way to update your device is wirelessly, also called “over the air.” Here’s how:
1.Plug in your device to a power source.
2.Tap Settings > General > Software Update.
3.Tap Download and Install to download the update. Updates might download automatically while your device is connected to Wi-Fi and a power source.
4.Tap Install when the download completes, or tap Later to install the update later. If your device is passcode enabled, it will ask you to enter the passcode before installing the update.
Some iOS updates aren’t available as over-the-air updates. VPN or proxy connections might prevent your device from contacting the iOS update servers.
Update your device using iTunes
If you can’t update wirelessly, or if you want to update with iTunes, follow these steps:
1.If you use your device’s Personal Hotspot for your computer’s Internet connection, update your device wirelessly or connect your computer to another network.
2.Install the latest version of iTunes on your computer.
3.Plug in your device to your computer.
4.In iTunes, select your device.
5.In the Summary pane, click Check for Update
6.Click Download and Update.
If you see an error message while updating your device, you can learn how to resolve iOS update errors in iTunes