How to Download & Install iOS 9 Update to iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

How to Download & Install iOS 9 to iPhone, iPad or iPod TouchApple has just released iOS 9, their latest mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

iOS 9 was announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 in June and now it is available for download for every iOS User.

iOS 9 includes a number of new features such as Proactive Assistant, a new News App, improved Maps etc.

To learn more about the iOS 9 Features, I recommend you to read my previous article with all iOS 9 Features by clicking the link below:

The iOS 9 Update will be compatible with the following Apple Devices:
  • iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5 and iPhone 4s
  • iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3 and iPad 2
  • iPad mini 3, Retina iPad mini, 1st gen iPad mini
  • 6th generation iPod touch, 5th generation iPod touch

The below list doesn’t include the iPad Mini 4, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus because all these devices will already ship running iOS 9.

Backup your iOS Device:

In every update process, is always recommended to take a backup of your iPhone, iPad and iPad Touch before starting the process.

There are two available methods you can follow to do a backup of your device, using iTunes or iCloud.

If you don’t know how to backup your iOS Device, then follow this article:

How to Download & Install iOS 9 Update to iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

There are two available methods you can try to Download and Install iOS 9 to iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. The first one if OTA, which means Over-The-Air and you only need a working internet connection and your iOS Device and the Second one is using iTunes and your Computer. I will show you both methods down below.

How to install iOS 9 update Over the Air (OTA):

Before you start the update process, make sure you have at least 50% Battery left on your device. It may take from a few mins to an hour to Download and Install iOS 9, depending on Apple’s Servers Status and your Internet Connection.

Also, it is recommended to connect your iOS Device with a WiFi Network because the update is about 1GB so you can get charged if you use your cellular connection.

After you make sure you have enough battery left, open the Settings App, go to General – Software Update. Wait for a couple of seconds until iOS check for available updates and will inform you that iOS 9 Update is available.How to Download & Install iOS 9 to iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Tap on Download Option to download iOS 9 Update. Wait for the download to complete and then start the installation process by tapping on the Install Option.

As I mentioned before, the download process can take a while, so you can leave it downloading and do something else. You device will notify you when the iOS 9 Update is ready for installation.

How to install iOS 9 update using iTunes:

If you are not getting the iOS 9 Software Update via OTA, then you can Download iOS 9 Update using iTunes.

The First thing you have to do is checking if the latest iTunes Version is installed. Open iTunes and then click on the Menu Bar and click on “Check for Updates.”

After you make sure you have the latest iTunes Version installed, follow these steps to Download and Install iOS 9:

How to Download & Install iOS 9 to iPhone, iPad or iPod TouchStep 1: Connect your iOS device to your computer using the USB Cable. Wait a couple of seconds for iTunes to recognize your device.

Step 2: Click on the device icon to the left side of the iTunes.

Step 3: Now, Click on the “Check for Update” Option. If the iOS 9 update is available it will automatically download and update to iOS 9.

Step 4: Wait for the iOS 9 to be downloaded and will begin installing process automatically to your device.

Again, this may take for a few mins to an hour, depending on Apple’s Servers and your Internet Connection Speed.

This is the article to learn How to Download & Install iOS 9 to iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

 

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