After the latest release of iOS 5, if you don’t know how to update iPhone 4 to iOS 5 then here you will get a complete solution. Making update your iPhone 4, iPad and iPod touch to iOS 5 is quite simple with the iTunes. The good news is as soon as you update iPod touch, iPhone 4, or iPad to iOS 5, you can also get OTA updates. Moreover, you don’t need to worry about any cables and computers.
So are you ready to update your iDevice to iOS 5? Here is the Step By Step instructions to update iPad, iPod touch, & iPhone 4/3GS to iOS 5.
Connect your iPhone 4/3GS with the computer and open iTunes software. Check whether your phone starts to sync and backup itself or not.
If you find that that sync didn’t start by default, you have to do it manually. Click on the Synch button to back up the gadget. (User can also right click on the device name in navigation bar and choose back up too. This both options will work perfectly for user.)
The iTunes possibly could prompt you that the update is available. So once you have completed the back-up process, you can continue to the update. (you will see the prompt to back up if you haven’t done so far.)
If it doesn’t prompt you, then you can click ‘Check for Update’ below the Version section.
Then, then download the latest software and install it. Once it is completed, your device will be restarted so don’t be upset as it is an integral process when you are processing to update iPhone 4, iPad, and iPod touch. Now the Tunes will update your gadget to the iOS 5.
Once the updating process is completed, iTunes will prompt you to perform two things – set up as a new device or restore from a backup. You can select the restore from a backup and choose the backup that you just created.
As soon as the restore will be done, your gadget will reboot. Now, when it will start, the iTunes will detect your device itself and synch with games and apps that you had in your old iPhone.
So…this was all about how to update iPod, iPhone 4, or iPad to iOS 5. Once you have completed the first manual update to the iOS5, you will find option to use the iCloud backup in the coming time. It’s really a nice experience, and it’s free as well as a great stuff.