If you did not set your iPhone for auto-update, you would not know whether Apple has released a new iOS software or not. Therefore, you probably need to install the iOS update manually. By installing the latest iOS in your iPhone, you will be able to get the best features or any bug fixes made to your iPhone operating system.
WHY YOU SHOULD UPGRADE YOUR iOS OFTEN?
- FIX BUGS – Apple would send minor updates to your iOS to fix any bugs that they find in your iOS system. This would help your iPhone to perform to its optimal function
- GIVE NEW FEATURES – The latest iOS would provide new features and functionality to your iPhone that your previous iOS software would not have
- ENHANCE FEATURES – Sometimes, the iOS update would give your iPhone app an upgrade and enhancement in which you can enjoy more when you are using it.
So, before you want to update your iOS, you need to know whether you have the latest iOS or not. Here is how to check.
HOW TO KNOW YOUR iOS SOFTWARE VERSION
In your iPhone home screen, tap “Settings”
In the Settings, go to “General”
In “General Settings”, go to “About”
Your iOS software version will be stated there. Make sure you have the latest iOS version installed
HOW TO UPDATE YOUR IPHONE’S iOS SOFTWARE
In your iPhone, go to the General Settings. Tap “Software Update”
If your iPhone does not have the latest iOS, it will show “Download and Install” there. Tap the “Download and Install” to proceed
Enter your passcode to proceed
The latest iOS will be installed in your iPhone. The installation progress bar will be shown there.
SEVERAL PRECAUTION BEFORE YOU UPDATE YOUR iOS
- Make sure you have sufficient battery life. The iPhone will not able to update your iOS if you have a low battery
- Plug your iPhone to a power outlet using your charger. This will avoid your update being disrupted halfway
- The iOS update software is normally large. Make sure you use your Wi-Fi instead of your data plan when you want to update your iOS. This will avoid any huge cost to you due to the large download file size.
So, there you have it – Simple steps how you can easily update your iPhone’s iOS. Please leave us a comment below on what is the best iOS version so far that you like.
Please also read our previous article on how to activate the dark mode in iPhone when you have updated to iOS13.