iOS 10 update

iOS 10 is already out, but there are some things you may need to know before you update your operating system.

Check if your device has a lightning port. If so, your device can run iOS 10.


  1. Don’t immedately update the OS after it is released, as apple servers may be to busy that time.
  2. Try waiting for a week or a fortnight before updating to install iOS 9 at the fastest speed and without errors.
  3. Backup your device before installation.
  4. Installing through iTunes may have a higher risk of losing your data.
  5. Take note that you are taking a risk as you upgrade.

After iOS 10 has been released, you may to update directly on the iPad. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Settings>General>Software update
  2. If “download and install” shown, tap on it to download/install and skip to step 5
  3. If “Usage settings” is shown, it means you do not have enough space to download iOS 9. Tap on it and delete some files to clear up space. Now repeat step 1.
  4. If “Software is up to date” is shown, refresh it by tapping back and tap “Software update”.
  5. After updating, Setup Assistant will guide you into the iPad.

If you are using iTunes, plug in your iPad into your computer, then follow these steps:

  1. If you have synced your iOS device with iTunes, skip to step 3.
  2. Unlock your iOS (If your iOS has a passcode) and wait for the notification—“Trust this computer?” .
  3. Tap “Trust”.
  4. iTunes should show that you have an update. Click  “Download and install”. (Remember to backup your files as there are higher chances of losing data!)
  5. It may take some time.
  6. After iTunes show that the iPad was updated, Setup Assistant will guide you into the iPad.

There you are! iOS 10 is right in your device.

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