On Wednesday 19 September Apple release iOS 6 to the public. iOS 6 includes a whole new maps application, updates to Siri, Facebook integration, shared Photo Streams, Facetime of cellular network, and Panorama for Photo. With over 200 new features iOS6 is a great update to your phone.

If you have iOS 5 on your phone already you will be able to do the update right on your phone. 

Go to Settings > General > Software Update.

Make sure you are connected to a Wifi. The file is over 600Mb and should take about 30 minutes to an hour to download.

If you have an older version of iOS then you need to follow these steps.


  1. Connect your iPhone to your computer
  2. Open iTunes
  3. Select your iPhone from the Devices tab on the left hand side
  4. On the summary page under Version it will have a “check for updates” button, select this button.


This will update you to the latest version of iOS. The file is over 900Mb so should take about an hour to download depending on your internet speed.

If you have any questions just let us know by commenting.


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