How to Install iOS 6 on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Guide written below will help you people to upgrade your iDevice to iOS 6. Recently released iOS 6 final firmware works for iPhone 5, 4S, 4, 3GS, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPod Touch 5 and iPod Touch 4G.


Warning: Folks who have jailbroken or unlocked iDevices must avoid iOS 6 upgrade till any further update from jailbreak community.

Install iOS 6 on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Requirement:
Download and install iTunes 10.7 for Windows/Mac

Method 1 – iOS 6 Update via iTunes

  • Attach your iDevice to your system (Windows/Mac) through USB cable
  • Open iTunes, iOS 6 firmware update message will appear, so just click on “Download and Install” button there and let it complete the rest of the installation process

Method 2 – iOS 6 Update via iTunes Restore

  • Download iOS 6 for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
  • Attach your iDevice to your system (Windows/Mac)¬†through USB cable
  • Open iTunes, and select your iDevice from left panel of iTunes window
  • Hold down “Shift” (Windows) or “Alt”/”Option” (Mac) key and click on “Restore” button in iTunes
  • Navigate to select downloaded iOS 6 firmware file and let it complete rest of the installation process

Method 3 – iOS 6 Over-The-Air (OTA) Update

Folks who are running their iDevices over iOS 5+ firmware can download iOS 6 as an OTA update and then install it. So, just navigate through “Settings” > “General” > “Software Update” on your iDevice to grab latest iOS 6 and do installation.

See also:
iOS 6 iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
iTunes 10.7 for Windows and Mac
Apple iPhone 5 Price, Availibility and Networks
iPhone 5 KeyNote Video
iOS 6 Gold Master
YouTube for iPhone and iPod Touch
iOS 6 New Features

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