Apple iPad (3rd generation) iOS 5

Apple iPad (3rd generation)

iOS 5

Update device software - Apple iPad (3rd generation) iOS 5

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You can update the device's software when a new software version is available.
It's recommended that you back up the device memory. Click here for information on how to back up the memory.

Apple iPad (3rd generation) iOS 5
Step 1 of 8

Select option

Update your device's software using iTunes, go to 1a.
Update your device's software using a menu item in your device, go to 1b.

Step 2 of 8

1a - Update your device's software using a menu item in your device

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.

Step 3 of 8

1a - Update your device's software using a menu item in your device

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.

Step 4 of 8

1a - Update your device's software using a menu item in your device

To start the update manually:
Select your device in the menu to the left.

Step 5 of 8

1a - Update your device's software using a menu item in your device

Select Check for Update.
Follow the instructions on the screen to update the device software.

Step 6 of 8

1b - Update your device's software using a menu item in your device

Press Settings.

Step 7 of 8

1b - Update your device's software using a menu item in your device

Press General.

Step 8 of 8

1b - Update your device's software using a menu item in your device

Press Software Update.
Follow the instructions on the display to update the device software.

1. Select option

Update your device's software using iTunes, go to 1a.
Update your device's software using a menu item in your device, go to 1b.
Apple iPad (3rd generation) iOS 5

2. 1a - Update your device's software using a menu item in your device

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 your device in the menu to the left.
Select Check for Update.
Follow the instructions on the screen to update the device software.

3. 1b - Update your device's software using a menu item in your device

Press Settings.
Press General.
Press Software Update.
Follow the instructions on the display to update the device software.