If you get tired of waiting for the download to finish (it could take a while) then go do something else.Your i Phone or i Pad will continue to download the update and will send you a notification when the update is ready.Step 3: Click on the “Check for Update” directly without using holding down on the Option key or the Shift key.If the i OS 9 update is available it will automatically download and update your device to i OS 9.Before you start the download, plug in your device so the battery doesn’t drain during the update process.It can take anywhere from a few mins to an hour for the update to download and install, depending on how Apple’s servers are handling the load and your internet connection.There are two ways to update the i OS apps on your gadget: You can either update them from your device using the App Store or from i Tunes.This tutorial covers both ways of updating the applications on your i Phone, i Pad, and i Pod Touch.
It is always a good idea to take a backup of your i Phone, i Pad and i Pod Touch before updating it with the latest i OS software update.
(Note that if you choose to encrypt your backup using i Tunes, along with normal data, secure information like passwords etc.
are also backed up.) You can back up your i OS device using i Tunes or i Cloud.
Go back to Settings Software Update and then tap Install Now to install the now downloaded i OS update file.
If you’re not getting the i OS 9 software update via over-the-air (OTA) as mentioned above, then you can download the i OS 9 software update from the official download links provided below and use i Tunes to manually update your i OS device.