Basic steps on how to install iOS 5 for iPhone4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G, iPad and iPad2

Update to iOS 5 now and gain access to over 200 new features. Apple’s biggest update yet to their mobile operating system iOS 5 is now available for iPhone 4, iPad 2, iPod Touch 4G, iPad, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 3G.

iOS 5 Upgrade

The iOS 5 update comes with a free service called iCloud than can automatically backup your contacts, photos and more. This means that you won’t need your PC and USB cable the next time around you want to sync your Apple device.

Installation process is simple: Plug it in, Connect, Download and Install and can be done by following these steps.

1. Get iTunes 10.5, this is the latest version of iTunes required for the iOS intallation.

To do this start your iTunes click the iTunes menu and check for updates. Read carefully the installation prompts and agree accordingly. Restart your pc if needed.

2. Plug your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch into your computer.

The updated iTunes application will recognize your device automatically and will prompt you to start downloading iOS 5 if not start iTunes first and select your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch under the Devices then click Check for Update to find iOS 5.

3. Wait to finish installation
Downloading the iOS 5 upgrade will take a while and you can view its progress by clicking DOwnloads in iTunes. Warning! Don’t disconnect your iDevice during the installation process to avoid problems or errors.

After downloading and installation, your device will restart. Finish the steps required on your Apple device like logging your Apple ID and allowing its new services like iCloud. That’s it. You now have the latest operating system iOS 5!

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