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Update device software

You can update the device's software when a new software version is available. Follow these instructions to update the device software.
Before updating the device software, it's recommended that you back up the memory. Click here for information on how to back up the memory.

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Update your device's software from your device, go to 1a.
Update your device's software using iTunes, go to 1b.
1a - Update your device's software from your device
Press Settings.
Press General.
Press Software Update.
If a new software version is available, it's displayed.
Follow the instructions on the display to update the device software.
1b - Update your device's software using iTunes
Go to www.itunes.com on your computer.
Find the download section on the web page to download iTunes.
Download and install iTunes on your computer.
Start the program iTunes on your computer.
Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your device and to your computer's USB port.
Depending on your settings in iTunes, the program may suggest to update your device automatically.
To start the update manually:
Select iPad.
Select Check for Update.
If a new software version is available, it's displayed.
Follow the instructions on the screen to update the device software.
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