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Yesterday, Apple has released its new operating system and iOS 10 already started rolling out at 10 AM Pacific time to eligible iPhones and iPads. Users will receive the update in waves, in the next days, but when it will come, users must be prepared and to know what to do before downloading and installing iOS 10.

iOS 10 compatibility list includes iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5, iPad Pro 12.9-inch, iPad Pro 9.7-inch, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4th generation, iPad 3rd generation, iPad 2, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini, and iPod touch 6th generation.

Before updating to iOS 10, users must backup their devices to iCloud or iTunes. This can be done by heading to Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup and tapping the Back Up Now button which is located at the bottom of the screen. If users will choose to wait for the OTA update, when it will be available for their devices, they will be informed via a pop-up notification. If they will click on the Details button, they will find more info about the update and at the bottom, they will see the Download and Install button, on which they will tap to start the installation process. If they will follow on-screen instructions, users won’t encounter any problems with the installation.

If users will install iOS 10 manually via iTunes, they must sure they have the latest version of the app installed on their Windows PC or Mac, then they will connect their iPhones or iPads. iTunes will automatically open and users will select their device, then click Summary and Check for Update. They should see the iOS 10 update and they will click Download and Update. That’s it!