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Struggling To Get the Latest iOS Update? Easy Steps To Update Your Apple Device

Know how you can use iTunes to upgrade manually your iOS device

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Apple has just released the latest version of the OS for the users that fixes some of the bugs and major issues. Recently, the tech giant seems to be struggling with its iOS updates due to recurring flaws. This made Apple come up with new updates in a very short period of interval. However, in order to make sure your device is up to date with all the available updates you need to be aware of all the latest iOS update releases and must know how to get them to your Apple device.

You must know how to update your iPhone, iPad or iPod with the latest iOS update (iOS 11.2.6), so you don't miss out any security patch or fix. Normally, the latest available update starts showing a notification on your Apple device to upgrade it. However, sometimes the iOS update don't strike the devices automatically or you may encounter an error while updating wirelessly, so you can also download the iOS update Manually via iTunes.

Have Backup

Before you start updating your device make sure to have a backup of all your data using iCloud or iTunes.

How to Update Your Apple device Wirelessly

  • When you see a notification saying an update is available, click the install button. Or you can also browse the Settings > General >Software update.

  • Make sure your device is plugged into charging and connected to a Wifi connection.

  • Now, tap the Download and Install, if you see a message asking you to temporarily remove some apps for the iOS update, you can tap continue or cancel. By choosing to continue the device will install some apps temporarily and it will reinstall them later.

  • You will see the options 'Install now' and 'Later', if you want to update now tap the Install now or choose Later.

  • If you choose Later, the device will ask you to select from ‘Install night’ or ‘Remind me later’, tap ‘tonight’ if you want to install the iOS update during the night.

  • Plug-in your device to the charging before you go to the bed at night and the device will automatically install the iOS update at night.

If you see an error while updating your Apple device wirelessly you can update it using the iTunes.

How To Update Your iPhone Using iTunes

In order to update your device using the iTunes, connect it to a trusted computer. Make sure your computer device is using a Wifi/Ethernet connection and not connected to the personal hotspot of the same Apple device.

  • First, install the latest version of the iTunes on Your computer.

  • Connect the device you want to update, with the computer.

  • Now, open iTunes and select the connected device.

  • Click ‘Summary’ option available under the Settings on the leftmost side of your screen.

  • Now, click ‘check for update’ tab.

  • Finally, click Download and update.

Note - If you were asked to enter the passcode during the process and you don't remember the one, then click here.

 

Aparna <span>Growth Strategist</span>
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