Apple iPad Air iOS 8

Apple iPad Air

Update tablet software - Apple iPad Air iOS 8

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It's important that you update your tablet with the newest software, as the manufacturer continuously corrects errors. It's recommended that you back up the tablet memory first.

Apple iPad Air iOS 8
Step 1 of 8

Select option

Select one of the following options:
Update your tablet's software without using iTunes, go to 1a.
Update your tablet's software using iTunes, go to 1b.

Step 2 of 8

1a - Update your tablet's software without using iTunes

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 8

1a - Update your tablet's software without using iTunes

Press General.

Step 4 of 8

1a - Update your tablet's software without using iTunes

Press Software Update.
If a new software version is available, it's displayed.
Follow the instructions on the display to update your tablet's software.

Step 5 of 8

1b - Update your tablet's software using iTunes

Start the program iTunes on your computer.

Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 6 of 8

1b - Update your tablet's software using iTunes

Connect the data cable to the socket and to your computer's USB port.
Depending on your settings in iTunes, the program may suggest to update your tablet automatically.

Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 7 of 8

1b - Update your tablet's software using iTunes

To start the update manually:
Click iPad.

Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 8 of 8

1b - Update your tablet's software using iTunes

Click Check for Update.
If a new software version is available, it's displayed.
Follow the instructions on the screen to update the tablet software.

Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.

1. Select option

Select one of the following options:
Update your tablet's software without using iTunes, go to 1a.
Update your tablet's software using iTunes, go to 1b.
Apple iPad Air iOS 8

2. 1a - Update your tablet's software without using iTunes

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 your tablet's software.

3. 1b - Update your tablet's software using iTunes

Start the program iTunes on your computer.
Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Connect the data cable to the socket and to your computer's USB port.
Depending on your settings in iTunes, the program may suggest to update your tablet automatically.
Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
To start the update manually:
Click iPad.
Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Click Check for Update.
If a new software version is available, it's displayed.
Follow the instructions on the screen to update the tablet software.
Before you connect your tablet and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.