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TA48312 i  have ip and need to download ios 5, my computer runs windows 6 and ip has no update button under general to just download updates what can i do?

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i have an i pad, plain not a ipad 2, it doen't have update button under general settings, how do i get ios  Then i go to i turnes and can't fine where to go for the download everyone directs me to in the i tunes store.

  • Kappy Level 10 Level 10 (221,025 points)

    You must upgrade to iOS 5 or greater to have such a feature.


    See the chart below to determine whether you can upgrade your device and what you can upgrade to.


    IPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad iOS Compatibility Chart


         Device                                       iOS Verson


    iPhone 1                                      iOS 3.1.3

    iPhone 3G                                   iOS 4.2.1

    iPhone 3GS                                 iOS 6.1

    iPhone 4                                      iOS 6.1

    iPhone 4S                                    iOS 6.1

    iPhone 5                                      iOS 6.1


    iPod Touch 1                               iOS 3.1.3

    iPod Touch 2                               iOS 4.2.1

    iPod Touch 3                               iOS 5.1.1

    iPod Touch 4                               iOS 6.1

    iPod Touch 5                               iOS 6.1


    iPad 1                                          iOS 5.1.1

    iPad 2                                          iOS 6.1

    iPad 3                                          iOS 6.1

    iPad 4                                          iOS 6.1

    iPad Mini                                     iOS 6.1




    Select the method most appropriate for your situation.


    Upgrading iOS

       1. How to update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

       2. iPhone Support

       3. iPod Touch Support

       4. iPad Support


         a. Updating Your iOS to Version 6.0.x from iOS 5


              Tap Settings > General > Software Update


         If an update is available there will be an active Update button. If you are current,

         then you will see a gray screen with a message saying your are up to date.


         b. If you are still using iOS 4 Updating your device to iOS 5 or later.


         c. Resolving update problems


            1. iOS - Unable to update or restore

            2. iOS- Resolving update and restore alert messages


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