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HT5642 Ipad2 updates

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How do I update my ipad2 to ios6.1 thanks db

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    Feb 3, 2013 8:03 AM (in response to Debbie_W)

    You only have the Software Update option in the settings if you are already running iOS 5. If you are trying to update the iOS, you have to use iTunes on a computer to update the iPad.

     

    From iOS 4 or lower - Here are the instructions.

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4972

     

    More instructions here - for all iOS versions.

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4623

     

    Or you can connect the iPad to the computer, launch iTunes. Select the iPad under the devices heading on the left, click on the Summary tab and then click on Check for Update

     

  • Skydiver119 Level 7 Level 7 (20,275 points)
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    Feb 3, 2013 8:04 AM (in response to Debbie_W)

    If you have iOS 5 + go into the setting and software updates and follow the prompts

     

    If you have anything older, connect your iPad to the syncing computer, open iTunes. Do a sync and backup, them follow the prompts to update the software. (Personally, even if you have a more recent operating system I'd still do the backup first. That way if something goes wrong, you have something to fall back on. I had iOS6.01 when I updated and I still do mine the old fashioned way, hooked up to a computer. )

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