The iPhone is a smartphone made by Apple that can be said to have good performance, even though its hardware specifications are lower than those of Android smartphones. This is due to the efficiency of the operating system and applications that make the iPhone run hardware to the fullest. The operating system that is present in the iPhone itself is called iOS which already has version 10 and above. The higher the version, the iOS itself will be safer, feature-rich technology and has improvements compared to the previous version. For you who want to do iOS updates properly and correctly, you can follow these ways.
How to Update iOS via Over-The-Air or OTA
First, you can go to the Settings menu or application, on the Settings menu page, you can directly select the General menu. Then choose the Update Software menu in the General menu. Finally, you can select Download and Install, and the iPhone will process the iOS update installation until it’s finished.
The OTA or Over-The-Air update method is the most easiest compared to other ways because you only simply downloads the update file directly from the smartphone without the need to be complicated. In addition, the size of the iOS update file will correspond to the type of iPhone and the iOS version that was previously owned. In addition, make sure the internet network or WI-Fi is used stable, internal storage is allocated for updates, the battery is above 50%, and of course backup data to be more secure.
How to Update iOS Using IPSW
First, you can visit the ipsw.me site and download the IPSW file (firmware) for iOS with the latest version and according to the device, the model used. The thing to note is that this IPSW is not allowed for different Apple devices because it will be fatal. First, turn off the Find My Phone feature on the iPhone in the Settings menu> iCloud then connect your iPhone with a computer. Open the iTunes software that has been installed on a Windows or Apple computer and visits the Device> Summary menu.
You can directly select the Update button accompanied by pressing the Shift key (Windows) or Option (Mac). Next, look for the downloaded IPSW file and continue the process by following the instructions that appear on the screen and later the iPhone will process the version update until it’s finished. This update will use the firmware file (IPSW) which can be downloaded individually so that the gadget can determine which version of iOS will be updated. Of course, the gadget must backup first before updating.
How to Update Android
Next is how to update the operating system from Android. Nowadays, of course not only many people using Apple’s smartphone, so many people whose also using Android’s smartphone. Android’s smartphone often used by most people because of its feature, application, and games. Many of Android’s games which are so enjoyable, fun and has great gameplay. Android OS updates are sometimes not available regularly. This happens because every vendor needs adjustment first. But you don’t have to be afraid, every vendor usually remains diligent in updating the operating system.
To find out, if there is an OS update on an Android phone, you can do it manually. You can simply open Settings on your android smartphone, select About Phone and System Updates. If there is an update, just download it and arrange the installation. But beforehand, make sure your device has enough battery power. Hopefully, this article about how to update OS on Android and iOS can be useful for you. Remember to charge your phone full-charge before doing those steps.