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How to: Update your iPhone or iPad to the latest version of iOS or iPadOS

Updated  by tworrell
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1) Open the Settings app.

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2) Tap General.

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3) Tap Software Update.

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4) Tap Download and Install.

TIP: If you get the message, "This update requires a Wi-Fi network connection to download," you will need to connect to a Wi-Fi network before proceeding.

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5) If prompted, type your passcode.

NOTE: If you have chosen an alphanumeric passcode, you will need to type it in, and then tap Done in the upper right-hand corner.

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6) Review the terms and conditions. If you agree with them, tap Agree.

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7) If you agree, tap Agree once again.

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8) After the update is downloaded, tap Install Now to continue with the installation.

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9) The update will then be verified. When the installation has begun, you will see a screen similar to the one below.

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OUTCOME

Your device will be updated to the latest version of iOS or iPadOS.