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How Do I Upgrade To iOS 5?


How do I update my iPad and iPhone to iOS 5?
- Asked by Eric T. October 12th, 2011


Before you can upgrade to iOS 5, you need to have the newest version of iTunes. Go to the Apple menu to Software Update and install iTunes 10.5 if you don't already have it. From there it's pretty straightforward:

  • Launch iTunes and plug in your iPhone / iPad / iPod touch
  • Select your device in the sidebar
  • Click on "Check for Update"
  • Download and install!