How to Upgrade iOS Devices from iOS 6 to iOS 7 in Quickly and Simply?


Is your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch still running with iOS 6? Read this article to find a quick and easy way to update your device to iOS 7.


Apr 15, 2014


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If you have an iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPad mini with Retina display or iPad Air that come equipped with iOS 7, naturally, you needn't to consider upgrading it. While if your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch was bought before September 17, 2013 and it is still running with iOS 6, undoubtedly, you need to take updating it into consideration unless you don't want to.

How to upgrade iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to iOS 7 in a quick and easy way? If you are still searching the answer to the question, read on this post to learn a way to figure it out.

How to Upgrade iPhone/iPad/iPod touch from iOS 6 to iOS 7

Step 1: Establish the high-speed Internet connection by connecting your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to a Wi-Fi network or wireless home network.

Before upgrading your device from iOS 6 to iOS 7, please remember to backup your device with iTunes or iCloud so that it can automatically restore your Apps and related data when the updating process is finished.

Step 2: Launch Setting on your device and then follow the instructions followed:

General > Software Update > Download and install iOS 7 by following the screen prompt.

Update iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to iOS 7

Update iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to iOS 7


- If you device is running iOS 6, a message will appear and tell you an operating system upgrade is available when you enter the Software Update Page.

- The whole upgrading process will take you between 20 and 45 minutes, and the exact time you will take depends on which iPhone/iPad/iPod touch model you are using, its internal storage capacity and how much data are stored in your device.

- If you see that your device is update to date with iOS 6.1.6, then it seems that your device does not support iOS 7 and the later iOS version. For example, iOS 7 isn’t compatible with the fourth generation iPod touch.

The Bottom Line

With the tutorial about how to upgrade iPhone/iPad/iPod touch from iOS 6 to iOS 7, hope you can make it in quick. If you have any question about this post or any problem you encountered when upgrading your device, you can contact us by leaving comment or sending an Email, we will reply to you as soon as possible. By the way, if this article helps you figure out problem, please share it with your friends or family.

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