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How to update iPhone or iPad software without a Computer?

Apple iOS software update is a software download which may contain new improvements , features and security fixes. Software update will ensure that you are using the best and the safest version. Apple iOS is constantly evolving to make your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad better.

You no longer have to connect your device to your PC or Mac when you want to download a subsequent software update. You can update the software when you device is connected to Wi-Fi. It is called over-the-air update (OTA), method of distributing new software updates to mobile devices.

How do I know what version of iOS I am currently on?

  1. Launch Settings app
  2. Tap General
  3. and Tap Software Update
  4. This screen will display the version of your current iOS, if available you will be presented with update details.

How to update your iPhone or iPad software without iTunes (PC or Mac) ?

Note: If you’re low on battery, connect the device to a power source


  1. Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network.
  2. Launch Settings app
  3. Tap General
  4. Tap Software Update
  5. If update is available, Tap Download and Install
  6. Agree to the Terms and Conditions
  7. It will take a while to update, depends on your Wi-Fi signal (watch the progress bar, be patient. Don’t attempt to restart your device)
  8. That’s all.

Once it’s finished, your device will be restarted automatically with the new iOS.

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