Click on "Update" if i Tunes determines that you are running an outdated operating system.Wait for the update to complete before unplugging your i Phone -- the message field at the top of i Tunes lets you know when the sync is complete. Lara Webster has been writing professionally since 2009.
For more installation instruictions, visit Apple’s website.
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.
Apple's software updates tweak features, fix bugs and generally just make the operating system run a bit smoother.
The company frequently releases these software updates, and though most of them don't alter the OS significantly, they make subtle improvements to the user experience and battery life.
To make sure you have the latest and greatest features in i Phone 4S, update to the latest i OS (i OS 5) now and periodically check for new version releases.
If you have set up an i Cloud account on your i Phone, updates can be set up to happen automatically, or you can use a physical connection to a computer to update the i OS.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.Given that the release of new firmware for the i Phone is usually a bit of an event and widely discussed in many places, you’re not likely to be surprised by its release.However, if you’re not sure whether you have the newest i Phone firmware, the process of checking (and installing the update, if one is available) is quick. ITunes will check to see whether your i Phone has the latest firmware on it. Most of the enhancements in the i Phone 3.0 software are ones that users have been asking for since Apple’s smartphone debued back in 2007, including support for cut/copy/paste, MMS, and Stereo Bluetooth.