How to download iOS 10

How to download iOS 10

You can download and install iOS 10 the same way you’re download previous versions of iOS either download it over Wi-Fi, or install the update using iTunes. iOS 10 is available for everyone to download right now. iOS 10 comes with exciting new features such as Lock Screen widgets, screen effects in the message app, Raise to wake and many more.

Backup and archive your data

If you’re going to install iOS 10, make sure you archive an iOS backup. To do that, first make sure you have the latest version of iTunes.

If it’s up to date, connect your iOS device to your computer and open iTunes. If you’re interested in backing up your Health and Activity data, select the box called Encrypt back and create a good password. Save this password because there’s no other way to recover the backup without it.

How to download iOS 10

You can download and install iOS 10 the same way you’ve downloaded previous versions of iOS — either download it over Wi-Fi, or install the update using iTunes.

Provided your device can run it, the easier of the two methods is over Wi-Fi. On your device, go to Settings > General > Software Update and the update for iOS 10 (or iOS 10.0.1) should appear.

In iTunes, simply connect your device to your computer, choose your device, then select Summary > Check for Update.

If there’s an update available, select Download and Update. For the base version of iOS 10, you need 1.1 GB of free space.

If you need to free up space, head to Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Usage > Manage Storage (under Storage, not the option under iCloud).

If you’re salivating at the viewpoint of interactive notifications on the lock screen, all those new messaging goodies, or anything else that iOS 10 is going to bring to Apple’s mobile platform, then you’ll want to try it out as soon as possible, and now you can. While Apple has officially released iOS 10 and iOS 10.0.1, later versions of the operating system are, or will be, in beta.

Keep in mind that any beta version of iOS 10 is liable to be littered with bugs and that many of your apps won’t work properly.

You may decide a taste of the exciting new features is worth it, but we strongly advise against installing the iOS 10 beta on any device you rely on.

This warning extends to even the public release of iOS 10, which has suffered from a few problems of its own since its debut.

Backup and archive your data

If you’re going to install iOS 10, make sure you archive an iOS backup. To do that, first make sure you have the latest version of iTunes. If it’s up to date, connect your iOS device to your computer and open iTunes. If you’re interested in backing up your Health and Activity data, select the box called Encrypt [device] back and create a good password. Save this password because there’s no other way to recover the backup without it.

If you don’t want to save your Health and Activity data, just click Back Up Now. Once the backup is complete, head over to iTunes > Preferences > Devices on your computer, control-click the backup you made, and choose Archive to save it.

Now for iOS 10 — to start, you need to check that your device can run iOS 10. Here’s the complete list of iOS devices that support iOS 10.

How to download iOS 10

You can download and install iOS 10 the same way you’ve downloaded previous versions of iOS — either download it over Wi-Fi, or install the update using iTunes.

Provided your device can run it, the easier of the two methods is over Wi-Fi. On your device, go to Settings > General > Software Update and the update for iOS 10 (or iOS 10.0.1) should appear.

In iTunes, simply connect your device to your computer, choose your device, then select Summary > Check for Update. If there’s an update available, select Download and Update.

For the base version of iOS 10, you need 1.1 GB of free space. If you need to free up space, head to Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Usage > Manage Storage (under Storage, not the option under iCloud).

How to download the public iOS 10 beta

The process to get the iOS 10 beta on your supported device is relatively simple. But first, check if your device is running iOS 8.1.3 or later — you’ll automatically receive the latest public beta software via an over-the-air update if your device matches that version number or is higher. If you want to trigger it manually, just tap Settings > General > Software Update to install it.

How to download iOS 10 And Install iOS 10

You can also download and install iOS 10 through iTunes, which is a good choice if you do not have a reliable wireless connection.

To update to iOS 10 through iTunes, make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed on your PC or Mac. Now connect your device to your computer and iTunes should open automatically.

With iTunes open, select your device then click ‘Summary’ then ‘Check for Update’.

The iOS 10 update should appear. When it does click ‘Download and Update‘.

Method 1: Apple Public Beta Program (Recommended)

If you have already enrolled in Apple’s public beta program then you can install the GM version of iOS 10 on your device right now, as it has already been made available to registered users. To install it, all you have to do is to go to Settings -> General -> Software Update and you should see a pending update for iOS 10.

If you haven’t enrolled in the program yet, then you can read our article to find out how to signup for the Apple Beta Software Program and install the firmware.

Method 2: Using Xcode & iTunes

If you don’t feel like going through the fuss of signing up for the beta program and the pain of leaving it, then there’s a workaround that will allow you to download the GM version of iOS 10 right now. It is little bit complicated but gets the work done.

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