How to Download & Install Software Update Using Finder/iTunes on iPhone, iPad

Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020

Are you uncomfortable to Download and install newly released iOS on your iPhone, iPad? Here’s the way to go How to update iOS using iTunes or Without WiFi or Cellular data plan, Rather than whatever other reasons. This process takes time. First, iTunes/Finder will check your device able to receive the update from Apple, and then downloaded files will be saved on Mac or PC local drive. After download, it will ready for the upgrade.

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Note: the whole process takes a long time depends on the new update version Size (In Megabyte or Gigabyte), also depends on internet speed.

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This trick works for all iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch models and iOS versions. The latest version of iOS 13/iOS 12/iOS 11.

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Steps: Download & Update iOS using iTunes/Finder on the iPhone, iPad

  • macOS Catalina, macOS Big Sur on Later MacOS Version installed on Mac, use Finder for Software Update on iPhone and iPad. But MacOS Mojave or Earlier Mac User can use iTunes. in the same way windows, users can use iTunes. Follow the below steps for how to update the new iOS/iPadOS.

Prepare device & Optional: While we connect iPhone to Finder/iTunes on Mac/PC. We can Update iPhone on the device summary page.

  1. Connect your Device via lightning cable to Finder/iTunes installed on Mac or PC.
  2. The device should Detect in iTunes automatically on Top of the iTunes windows/Check Finder sidebar under the locations on Mac, Click on Device. The device summary will appear on Finder/Sidebar.
  3. Next, Tap on Pair, may your screen ask about iTunes library. Then click on “Check for Update” on the Device summary.[Finder Window on Mac]
    Change iPhone name on Mac Finder No iTunes

    Change iPhone name on Mac Finder No iTunes

    [iTunes Screen]Find update iOS option in iTunes

  4. Accept Apple’s terms and conditions displayed on the screen. Next and Agree.
  5. Before you start an upgrade, Verify passcode by entering the correct passcode.
  6. Download process you can see at the top right corner of iTunes. After complete download you device auto backup in iTunes.
  7. Wait for update process in device, Device turn off & on many times itself.
  8. During the installation don’t unplug the device from iTunes or try to interrupt in the process.
  9. After completing the iOS update, the Passcode screen appears first, enters the correct one, and follows the step shown on screen.

Auto-sync all data back to the device you must enter the correct Apple ID and password.

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Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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