How To Update Your iPhone or iPod Touch to Apple’s Latest Official Firmware Via iTunes

Alvaro Bernedo

iPhone Updating via iTunesThe iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are devices that are incredibly easy to use and that have also become extremely popular. Syncing your new iPhone or downloading apps are tasks that just about everyone knows how to do. There are some things about them, however, that still can give users some trouble from time to time. A prime example of this is updating the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch using iTunes.

Staring with iOS 5, you can update your iOS software right from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, but even so, some people feel more confident doing it right from their computers.

Let’s take a quick look at how to seamlessly update your iPhone or other iOS device using iTunes.

Step 1: Open iTunes and connect your iOS device to your Mac or Windows PC using its USB cable.

Connect to iTunes

Step 2: On the left pane of the iTunes window, click on your iOS device. This will reveal some information about it on iTunes main window.

iTunes left pane

iTunes iPhone info

Step 3: Below the image of your iPhone or other iOS device, click on Check for Update to verify if there is a new version of your iOS software available for your iOS device.

iTunes Check for Update

Step 4: If an update is available for your iOS device, the button will change to Update. Click on it and your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch will start to update automatically.

That’s it! In a few minutes your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch should be up to date with the latest iOS version and ready to use.

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Alvaro Bernedo

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Alvaro Bernedo

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