Downloading iOS 9 update on your iPhone and iPad is really simple.. Apple has released the update worldwide and you just need to follow these three steps for update. Before doing that, it would be smart thought to set up your phone for the update.
Are you compatible for the upgrade?
Before attempting to get the update, this is the first thing you have to check. Most of the current iOS devices are getting the upgrade, but it would good to confirm. All the iPads except the first one will be getting iOS 9.
Along the similar lines, iPhones after 4S will get the upgrade. See the complete list below:
Now get rid of the useless apps
After checking the compatibility, it’s an ideal opportunity to clean your iOS device. As a result of the continuous use, it’s possible that your phone has gathered huge amounts of garbage.
For performing the update, you phone needs some storage and it makes sense to delete useless stuff. However, this year Apple has shrunk the size of updates to half- so you’ll be needing lesser space. Still, it’s good to delete the apps you don’t use and other useless data. Simply go to the Settings and tap on Usage and afterward Storage. Check the apps eating tons of memory and delete them if they are useless.
Time to update your apps
To make your current iOS applications compatible with the latest iOS 9, update them. By doing this, you can make the most out of the new applications from the minute iOS 9 is available on your device.
Simply go to the App Store, tap on Update and begin updating the apps to prepare your iPhone for iOS 9 upgrade.
Now backup your data
This is one of the most important steps but Apple has eased the process using iCloud. This will be useful in case the upgrade doesn’t go smoothly. You can either sync your iPhone data on iCloud- or you can connect your iOS device to you Mac and backup using iTunes.
For iCloud alternative, simply go to iCloud setting and check whether your iPhone for iOS 9 upgrade.
It’s time to perform the upgrade
Once released, getting the iOS 9 upgrade is easy as Apple releases the updates over the air. Just head to the General option in Settings, tap on Software Update and check if iOS 9 update is available for you.
If it shows available, download and install the update using the desired options. Things would be completed in some time depending upon your internet speed. Just make sure that your phone is plugged in and charging along with a good internet connection, of course.
Note that your iPhone or iPad must be having enough battery and a good internet for smooth upgrade.