2 Replies Latest reply: Sep 16, 2013 6:01 PM by Texas Mac Man
Viejo897 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

how do I update ipad with ios 4.3


iPad, iOS 4.3.3
  • 1. Re: update ipad with ios 4.3
    Niel Level 10 Level 10 (242,095 points)

    Go back to the article you asked this question from, ignore the instructions for updating it wirelessly, scroll down, and follow those for updating it from iTunes on a computer.

     

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  • 2. Re: update ipad with ios 4.3
    Texas Mac Man Level 8 Level 8 (45,805 points)

    If you have an iPad 1, the max iOS is 5.1.1. For newer iPads, the current iOS is 6.1.3. The Settings>General>Software Update only appears if you have iOS 5.0 or higher currently installed.

     

    iOS 5: Updating your device to iOS 5 or Later

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

     

    How to install iOS 6

    http://www.macworld.com/article/2010061/hands-on-with-ios-6-installation.html

     

    iOS: How to update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

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

     

    If you are currently running an iOS lower than 5.0, connect the iPad to the computer, open iTunes. Then select the iPad under the Devices heading on the left, click on the Summary tab and then click on Check for Update.

     

    Tip - If connected to your computer, you may need to disable your firewall and anitvirus software temporarily.  Then download and install the iOS update. Be sure and backup your iPad before the iOS update. After you update an iPad (except iPad 1) to iOS 6.x, the next update can be installed via wifi (i.e., not connected to your computer).

     

    Tip 2 - If you're updating via wifi, place your iPad close to your router to preclude getting a corrupted download.

     

     Cheers, Tom