How to upgrade your iOS device from iOS 10 to iOS 11

Apple unveiled iOS 11 some weeks back and the update is gradually being rolled to iPhone device. Good news, Now you can upgrade your iOS device (iPhone or iPad) to iOS 11 with the guidlines on this post. The new iOS version comes with new features including Siri Google Assistant style, advanced file manager and maps.

Other features of iOS 11 are editing Live Photos, customizing the new Control Center, Emergency Mode, the hard G GIF Do not disturb while driving and lot more. iOS 11 is the successor to iOS 10 but the former will bring a new Dock, an honest-to-goodness file-management system and drag-and-drop multitasking to iPad devices.

Now, assuming you are wondering how you can upgrade your device to this latest version, you are in the right place, here is a step by step guide on how to achieve that. There are two working methods to do this before you continue…

Ensure you prepare your device for iOS 11 by making a back up of your device and creating enough space to download the update. You’ll need about 2GB of free space, also remember to unbrick your iOS device.


Method 1

OTA Update:

This is the easiest method of firmware upgrade both in iOS and Android platforms. It’s usually recommended to do it when connected to a free Wi-Fi or when you have enough internet data to burn. If you are on a Wi-Fi network, you can upgrade to iOS 11 right from your device itself no need for a computer or iTunes.

Just connect your device to a power source and go to Settings > General > Software Update. After that, iOS will automatically check for an update, then prompt you to download and install iOS 11.

Method 2

Via iTunes:

Note: if your iTunes is not updated , kindly update to the latest version v12.7. After that, follow below guidelines;

1. Connect your iOS device to your system. Itunes should automatically pop up.

2. Click the iPhone or iPad icon in the top-left corner of iTunes, next to the drop-down menu for the various sections of your iTunes library.

3. Click on Check for Update > Download and Update.

4. Follow the prompts, accept the terms, and let iTunes will complete the process.

That’s how to upgrade your iPhone and iPad to iOS 11. Hope you find this post helpful.

Via YomiProf

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