Finally, the iOS 13 stable version is now officially available to update on the supported iPhones. You can update iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE to stable iOS 13. So are you ready to experience the latest iOS 13 on your iPhone? Here you will know How to Install iOS 13 on iPhones and things to do before updating iPhones.
The iOS 13 is going to be a big update because of amazing new features and also the iOS 13 is now mainly focused on iPhones. While for the iPads it has different OS named iPadOS 13 which will be focused on iPads. Many of us have been waiting for iOS 13 stable release and finally, we will be able to experience it. But do you know how to update the phone and what steps you need to follow before updating to iOS 13? If no then here you will be getting the exact answer with a full installation guide.
If you are on the iOS 13.1 developer beta and want to switch to the iOS 13 stable build then you need to install iOS 13 beta build (Here’s the guide). You can not simply downgrade the iOS version, it means you will not get OTA update regarding the iOS13 stable version if you are in iOS 13.1. Also, you need to clear some of the steps for a bug-free update without data loss.
iOS 13 – Getting Started
Before you start updating your iPhone to iOS 13 there are few things to follow for updating without any interruption. Like other updates of iOS, the iOS 13 is also arriving on eligible iPhones as OTA update. But the users who are using their iPhone with iOS 13.1 beta will not get the OTA update.
First of all, you should take a backup of important data that you don’t want to lose. You can take backup to your iCloud account or you can also take backup through iTunes. If you have limited data then I will suggest going for the iTunes method.
Second, you need to connect your iPhone to WiFi if you want to update your iPhone to iOS 13. This is mandatory for trouble free update.
At last charge your phone to at least 50% to avoid power off during the update. This can cause serious issues so it’s a clever move to charge your phone. Once this is done you can perform iOS 13 update process.
Install iOS 13 on iPhones
After following the getting started guide you are good to go for the update. Make sure your phone is eligible for the iOS 13 update and then follow the steps.
Step 1) Connect your iPhone to WiFi with active internet.
Step 2) Open Settings and then go to General > Software Update. The iPhone will automatically search for the update.
Step 3) Once it shows the iOS 13 update, tap on Download & Install.
Step 4) The update will start downloading. It can take time depending on your internet connection. If it is slower the download will take time so wait for it.
Step 5) After the download completes, tap on Install to begin the iOS 13 update.
Step 6) It will ask for the Terms and Conditions so agree to it to update your iPhone to iOS 13.
Step 7) The iPhone will now update and reboot.
Step 8) After update your iPhone will be on iOS 13 stable update.
So this is the method to update your iPhone to iOS 13 directly from the OTA update. There is also an alternative method to update your iPhone to iOS 13 using iTunes.
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Download iOS 13 using iTunes
If you don’t get the iOS 13 OTA update on your iPhone then you can follow this method. This method requires iTunes on Mac or Windows. Also make sure to update the iTunes to the latest version before moving further.
Step 1) Open iTunes on Your Mac or Windows PC.
Step 2) Connect your iPhone to PC using the cable that comes with the iPhone.
Step 3) Open device info, to open it click on your phone image/icon. Then click on the Summary option in the left pane.
Step 4) Now click on Check for Update button and it will start searching for updates.
Step 5) It will display the iOS 13 update. Then click on Download and Update button and it will download the file first.
Step 6) After downloading perform the on-screen instructions and your iPhone will be updated to iOS 13.
So there you have it the complete guide on how to install stable iOS 13 on iPhones. Enjoy iOS 13 with dark mode feature on your iPhone.