Apple's i OS 9 is now available, and can be easily downloaded onto your i Phone or i Pad.
The new operating system can be requested by heading to the Settings app, tapping "General", and then selecting "Software Update".
To update the operating system on your i Phone to the latest release, follow these instructions: 1. i OS 5 and later can be updated over-the-air (OTA) directly on the i Phone, without a computer.
Turn your i Phone on and connect it to your computer with the USB cable. For instructions on how to update i OS firmware OTA click here.
provides updates to the i OS operating system for the i Phone, i Pad, and i Pod Touch through i Tunes, and since i OS 5.0, over-the-air software updates.
To get around that, users are recommended either to wait for the rush to die down, or to try and upgrade through i Tunes.
The phone itself will guide you through the rest of the process.
That might include deleting apps to make space — but Apple has made that less likely by slimming down the update, and also easier to do using a special tool that will suggest apps to delete and then re-install them once the process is over.It's worth ensuring that your phone is charged or near a charger while the update happens, so that it doesn't run out of battery.If the charge is too low, Apple won't let the update go ahead, since the phone dying halfway through could lead to the update breaking.You should also make sure that you've been through our checklist of all the things to do before you download, to try and stop things going wrong and protect against them if they do.i OS 9 brings new features including a much cleverer personal assistant and huge new productivity features for the i Pad, as well as tweaks that speed up and fix the operating system.Your i Phone requires i OS firmware updates from Apple every once in a while to fix problems, add new features and plug security holes. Select the name of your i Phone in DEVICES on the left menu in the i Tunes window. Click the Check for Update button under Version on the main screen. A dialog box will appear if a new firmware version is available asking if you wish to download the update and/or install. To install the latest firmware click Download and Install. Follow the dialog box instructions to complete the installation process on your i Phone.