iOS Manuals and Complete Tutorial
iOS Manuals – Apple is the third largest mobile supplier in the world today and runs an operating system known as iOS. Many iOS devices are also referred to as iDevices. These devices include iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple Watch and Apple TV. iOS 10, which is officially now available for download, is Apple’s latest operating system. The version can be updated manually or wirelessly.
Brief history of iOS
On 29th June 2007, Apple released iOS naming it iPhone OS and making it the first ever iPhone. In efforts to redefine the mobile industry, the operating system has since been improved while going through upgrades year after year. Every new OS comes along with new enhanced features and therefore redefining the whole world of mobile computing. In 2016, Apple launched a new version of iOS that got its users excited over the new improved features that will continue to transform what they do.
When Apple releases new devices, it releases a new iOS version also. It is for this reason that there is a need for the iDevice owners to know more about the manual, upgrade, and tutorial of the recent iOS. The manual itself assists users to learn more about how to make use of their iDevices, from iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple Watch and many others.
As apple continued to notice the growth of the operating system based on the previous versions, it added three features with a new version of iOS 5. Apples’ Siri, iMessage, Notification Center, make it hard to imagine a device without one of them.
As Apple continues to transform what we do, users of iPad and iPhone devices can download the latest iOS version 10. Each device comes with its user manual and examples are below.
iPhone user guide: iPhone has features that help to create memories. Take video and photos from the special moment in your life. To get started, hit the memories tab in the Photos application and select a memory. Click to play the memory movie, or scroll down below the film to see places, people, and other related memories. With this device, one can add or remove particular video and photos, change the title, or even adjust the length of a memory movie.
Apple Watch user manual: Apple Watch is another iDevice that coaches users to sit less, move more and get various exercises each day. Besides, one can share activities with friends thus keeping one another motivated. To get started, open the Activity application to check your progress. Scroll down for additional details like total distance and steps. Apple Watch lets the user know when his goal is complete. Determine the intensity of the exercise by opening the heart rate application.
Having an iOS manual is therefore critical in knowing how to use the device and how to keep it safe.
iOS 10 Manuals Upgrade
iOS Guide – Apple, in its move to have its devices on the top of the world went ahead this year to release a new iOS version. The latest iOS version 10 which was launched recently comes with a packed whole lot of improvements. New amazing image analysis tools, enhanced and quick-type suggestions, and an exceedingly smarter Siri are among the features designed to modify user activity. For travelers or tourists, the version includes an enhanced map, Safari, and Apple pay as well.
However, to use these improved features, an upgrade is required and here is how to do before upgrading to iOS 10.
The compatible devices for iOS 10 are:
- iPhone : iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5.
- iPod Touch 6th generation
- iPad : 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4th generation, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPod.
Every time a new version is released, several users rush to update their devices while others see the update as a compelling process. Updating of iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch to the latest version of iOS can be done wirelessly or manually using iTunes. But before beginning the upgrade process, the following are crucial:
- Device backup: Just spare a moment to backup your device first. This can be either to your Mac/PC using iTunes of over the air to iCloud.
- Manage storage: Before upgrading the software there is a need to go through the apps and any other data stored on the device, and then removing unwanted applications.
- Save passwords: Keeping passwords safe is very crucial as they might be required after the upgrade completes. These passwords include; Wi-Fi, VPN, Apple ID, iCloud, and application-related passwords.
How to upgrade iOS 10 wirelessly
Usually, when an upgrade is available, your device can show a message saying an update is available. Having done all the backup, the next step after receiving this message is to tap install now, or: plug the device into power and connect to the internet using Wi-Fi. Then go to settings, tap general and then software update.
Tap download and then install. If there is a message asking to momentarily remove applications because iOS update needs extra space for the update, hit continue or cancel. After that, iOS manuals will reinstall applications that it removed.
To upgrade now, hit Install, or choose to remind me later, or install tonight. If you click install tonight, plug the iOS device into power before going to bed. The device will automatically upgrade overnight.
How to update using iTunes
There is always an alternative if upgrading wirelessly seems tedious; manual update by use of iTunes on a trusted computer. First, install the newest version of iTunes on the computer to use.
Connect the device to the computer, open iTunes and then choose your device. Tap summary and then hit check for update. The last thing is to tap download and then update.
If the upgrade does not succeed or device performance appears sluggish, forcing it to restart may assist to solve the issue. To understand more, please read on iOS version 10 compatible devices.