How to Update iOS on iPhone and iPad Through OTA and iTunes

Latest version of iOS is essential if you want to enjoy your iDevice at its best. If you are not using the latest iOS version, Apple will prompt you to do so before you could use features like Apple Music, iCloud, iTunes and more.

In today’s how-to, we have covered very basic but equally important information. Many of you might be aware of the procedure of updating iOS on iDevice, but novice users might find it difficult. We mention two ways to update latest iOS version: Over the Air using Wi-Fi and via iTunes. Follow a few simple steps and your iDevice will be equipped with the latest iOS.

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How to Update iOS on iPhone and iPad

How to Update Latest iOS on iPhone or iPad via OTA (using WiFi)

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone/iPad → Tap on General.

Tap on Settings General on iPhone

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Step #2. Tap on Software Update.

Check iPhone Software Update

Step #3. If there any update available, tap on Download.

Once the version is downloaded, tap on Install. Your iDevice will be restarted and you will be able to use the latest iOS version.

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How to Update iOS on Your iPhone and iPad via iTunes

Step #1. Download the latest version of iTunes on your computer.

Step #2. Now connect your iDevice with your computer.

Step #3. Click on iPhone icon on iTunes.

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Click on iPhone Icon from iTunes

Step #4. Now click on Summary (seen in left navigation) to check if there ant iOS update.

Click on Check for Update in iTunes

Step #5. Finally, click on Download and Update.

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You can use one of the two methods listed above and upgrade your iOS version. The latest version has its own benefits while you are exploring your iDevice.

That’s all folks!

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

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