Updating iphone software new computer
But ever since i OS 5, that's not true anymore.
Now you can install i Phone software updates wirelessly.
Though the build number isn't different between Apple's GM betas and the final version of i OS 11, some users are having trouble installing the final version of watch OS 4 with a beta version of i OS 11.
Here's how to rectify that: How to update from an i OS beta to the official release Updated February 19, 2018: Apple has just released i OS 11.2.6 with fixes for the Telugu character bug and an issue that cause some apps to crash when connecting to external hardware accessories.
Software updates always come with the potential risk of data loss if an error occurs during the updating process.
To update your software using your computer, you'll need the latest version of i Tunes installed.
After creating a backup of your i Phone's data, all your content, data and settings can be restored in the event of a data failure.
You can also use your backup to transfer the contents and settings of an old i Phone when upgrading to a new i Phone.
Click on your Web browser to make sure your computer is connected to the Internet. Connect your i Phone to your computer using the USB cable that came with it.
For best results, plug into a USB 2.0 port, which is typically located behind your computer rather than on its keyboard or monitor.