Update and install iOS 10 on iPhone 5, 5S, iPhone 6, 6S, 6 Plus

Be ready to install & use iOS 10 on your old and new iPhone, iPad models. Because iOS 10 or later version are compatible with iPhone 5, 5S, iPhone 6/ 6S, iPhone 6 Plus/ 6S Plus & iPhone 7 / 7 Plus. Also you have an alternate option that makes your iDevice up to date. Be patient and quietly follow us guide given in below as usual. Process is simple as you experience in past for update iOS 8 or iOS 9.

Alternate techniques works if you unable to install iOS 10 latest (No WiFi or Slow WiFi Speed) or old firmware version in iPhone/ iPad.

iOS 10 installation in iPhone/ iPad via iTunes or WiFi

  1. Using Wi-Fi over the Air
  2. Download iOS 10 ipsw file then install Using iTunes

Note: considerate iOS addict iPhone/ iPad users asking me about install iOS 10 in iPhone 4 & iPhone 4S, But sorry there is no option to get it in your incompatible iPhone, iPad. So don’t try it on and waste time as well.

 Install iOS 10 on iPhone using iTunes or OTA

Steps for Update and install iOS 10 in iPhone 5, 5S, iPhone 6/ 6S, iPhone 7/ 7 Plus

Are you upgrading old iOS version to latest big update? Make sure about you have taken full backup device on iTunes or iCloud.

OTA download: Download using Wi-Fi

Go to the Settings app on iPhone/ iPad.

Next, Tap on General > Software update. If any update available then screen will show “Download now” screen. Can’t access Clickable link? Then first connect it with power source via lightening cable charger.

OTA update from iPhone or iPad

Once download completed, Tap on “Install Now”, take a time because your device may restart many times itself.

Clean install iOS 10 on iPhone, iPad using iTunes

Want clean install iOS 10 or Downgrading to OLD iOS version, Than start from here,

Download iOS 10.2.1 .ipsw file (Latest) compatible with your device around 1.5 Gigabytes from direct download link, given below.

Open iTunes on Mac or PC, Connect device to iTunes on Mac/ PC via USB cable. iTunes will show the device, Click on the device icon and Go to summary page.

Turon of find my iPhone or iPad from Settings > iCloud > Find My iPhone.

Backup in iTunes before clean install

Now, if you are using Mac then Left mouse click on restore + Option key or for windows PC left click on Restore button + Shift on PC

Find ipsw file and restore new iOS 10 on iPhone and iPad

Browse .ipsw file downloaded and saved from above link. Next, click on Open.

Wait for time to process complete or until you show welcome screen on iPhone or iPad, Sit back don’t disturb the installation process because device may be reboot many time automatically.

Are you looking for solution on iPhone/ iPad device storage full? Keep External Drive for iPhone.

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