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How To Upgrade to iOS 10.1

Apple has released iOS 10.1, and it’s now available to the public. It’s available as a free update. iOS 10 comes with the new Portrait mode for iPhone 7 Plus users. It also comes with bug fixes and improvement for all users.

Is your device compatible?


  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 5c
  • iPhone 5

  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch
  • iPad Pro 9.7-inch
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad 4th generation
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2

  • iPod touch 6th generation

How to update to iOS 10 Over The Air (OTA)

The easy way to update your device is using the over the air method. Here’s how:

Step 1: Plug in your device to a power source.

Step 2: Tap Settings > General > Software Update.

Step 3: Tap Download and Install. Updates might download automatically while your device is connected to Wi-Fi and a power source.

Step 4: Tap Install or tap Later to install the update later. If you use a passcode, you’ll need to enter it before installing the update.

Step 5: If you are upgrading over the air you’ll need enough space available on your device. If you don’t have enough space you can either delete some apps, pictures or music temporality or, use the iTunes method.



How to update to iOS 10 via iTunes

Step 1: Make sure the latest version of iTunes is installed on your computer.

Step 2: Plug your device into your computer.

Step 3: In iTunes, select your device.

Step 4: In the Summary pane, click Check for Update.

Step 5: Click Download and Update.

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Matthew Evans

Matthew co-founded Goopply in 2013 and is the Executive Editor. Matthew handles all day to day operations and writes about technology such as Apple, Mobile Devices and Apps. Matthew is a blogger, developer and a former Radio Broadcaster. In his spare time Matthew enjoys hiking, baseball and taking pictures.

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