In order to update from the device, you will need to open the Settings app.From there, tap on the General menu, then on Software update. This means that only the new features and changes will be applied, rather than reinstalling the entire operating system, which is more efficient and takes up less space when downloading.
The best way to avoid having your device become a brick is to undo any such modifications. Features of the Latest Update: This menu requires that i OS 5 or later is currently on your device.Apple certified on behalf and doing, chance recent summary.But any time it does release an i Pod software update, you should install it.These software updates include bug fixes, support for new features and the latest versions of mac OS and Windows, and other improvements. In some (not very common) cases, you may need to restore your i Pod to factory settings before you can update its software.Devices running i OS 5 or later also have the option to update over the air, covered later on.
Your device will need to be plugged in to a computer with the i Tunes application loaded on it.If you download an update on the same day that it comes out, it may take hours, as millions of people are most likely downloading the update at the same time, putting stress on Apple's servers.If you are downloading an update that has been out for a while, with a normal load on Apple's servers, the download of the update may take anywhere from minutes, depending on the size of the update.Apple doesn't release updates to the operating system that powers the i Pod as often as it does for the i Phone.That makes sense; fewer i Pods are sold these days and new models come out less frequently, so there are fewer changes to make.If there is a newer version available, the Check for Update button will be replaced with an Update button.