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2 Ways to Update iPhone, iPad or iPod to iOS 7

Sept. 24, 2014 3:00 pm / Posted by Shawn Hamilton to iPhone Tips
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iOS 7 is available now! Have you make up your mind to update your iOS device to iOS 7. The new iOS 7 applies to iPhone 5/4S/4, the iPad 4/3/2/mini, and the iPod touch 5. In this article, I will show you 2 ways to upgrade iPhone, iPad and iPod to iOS 7.

Part 1: Preparations for Updating iOS 7

There are some preparing works you need to do before you upgrade iOS 7 to your iPhone, iPad or iPod:

1. Check Your Device

You need to check your device to make sure that iOS 7 is compatible with your device. iOS 7 will work on 5/4S/4, the iPad 4/3/2/mini, and the iPod touch 5. And not all devices will get every new feature available in iOS 7. For example, iPhone 4 won't have Siri or the panoramic camera feature.

2. Back Up Your iOS Device

This is a very important and must-do step before updating iOS device to iOS 7 since all your data will be erased during the updating process. Generally, you have 3 ways to backup your iOS device. Want more details about backup? Click on the link.

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Part 2: Two Ways to Update iPhone, iPad or iPod to iOS 7

Below are the 2 methods to upgrade your iPhone, iPad or iPod to the new iOS 7. Read on please.

Method 1: Over-the-Air Update

OTA (Over-the-Air) update is a convenient way to update iOS 7 if you are on a Wi-Fi network. You don't need to connect you device to iTunes but simply follow the steps blow:

Method 2: Update iOS 7 via iTunes

iTunes is another way to update iOS 7 and according to people's experience, it is faster than updating over the air. Below is about how to update iOS 7 via iTunes.

So now you must have a clear idea about how to update to iOS 7 and things you need to do before upgrading to iOS 7. In addition, if you have any data loss after iOS 7 update but unfortunately have no backup file, iPhone Data Recovery will be a great tool to help you recover data directly from iPhone without backup.

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