Apple Releases iOS 6 – Update OTA Or With iTunes

It’s official, Apple has released iOS 6. iOS 6 is pre-instaleld on iPhone5 and will also run on iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, the latest iPad, iPad 2, and iPod touch (4th and 5th generation).

The steps to upgrade follow:

Update from iOS 5.x

If you have not installed an iOS 6 beta or the GM release, OTA is the way to go:

– Backup your device
– Start Settings app
– Go to General
– Go to Software Update
– Follow the prompts

Update from iOS 6 Beta or GM

If you are running an iOS 6 beta or the GM release, you will need to download the update from the iOS Dev Center and install as you did for previous beta installs:

– Backup your device
– Download iOS 6 from Dev Center
– Start iTunes
– Option-click on Restore
– Select the .ipsw file
– Follow the prompts