How to Download iOS 7 - iPhone and iPad - LAPTOP Magazine

How to Download iOS 7

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The moment Apple fanatics have been waiting for is finally here. After months of teasing, iOS 7 is now available for anyone with a compatible iPhone or iPad, delivering a completely reinvented user experience. If you’re still wondering how to get the OS on your device, follow these simple steps.

1. Make sure your device is compatible. iOS 7 supports iPhone 4 and later, iPad 2nd generation and later, iPad mini and iPod touch 5th generation.

2. Choose “Settings” from your device’s home screen.

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3. Select “General” from the settings menu.

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4. Select “Software Update.” Make sure you have at least 3.1 GB free on your device, and back up any important files on iCloud or iTunes. 

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5. Hit the “Download and Install” icon at the bottom of the update screen. All that’s left to do is wait patiently and enjoy your brand new operating system!

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Michael Andronico
Michael Andronico
A devout gamer and tech enthusiast, Mike Andronico joined the Laptop team in July 2013. With a B.A. in Journalism from Purchase College and experience at GameNGuide, Examiner and 2D-X, Mike tackles everything from iPhone rumors to in-depth hardware reviews.
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