In case you did not know, Apple pushed the iOS 12.2 update to all the iOS users right after the Apple March Special Event. Which means, you can finally now upgrade to iOS 12.2. There many minor changes in this version and it definitely boost’s the OS performance.
However there are no major updates rolled about along with iOS 12.2 but you need to be on this latest version in order to avail few of the Apple’s services, rolled out recently. Read more about the services launched during the Apple Special Event.
The process of updating to a newer iOS version remains the same. However, there are two options and we recommend you go ahead with the second one.
Upgrade to iOS 12.2 on iPhone and iPad
As mentioned, there are two different methods for updating the iOS version on iPhone and iPad. One requires you to have a computer while the second doesn’t. Let us take a look at both the methods.
But before upgrading to iOS 12.2, we would recommend you to take a complete backup of your iPhone or iPad. Read about How to Backup your iPhone or iPad.
How to Upgrade to iOS 12.2 without Computer
Step 1 : Go to Settings > General
Step 2 : Tap on Software Update
Step 3 : Let it wait and check for the latest available software
Step 4 : Ensure you’ve 50% battery and your iPhone is connected to power source
Step 5 : Tap on Download and Install
Step 6 : Once downloaded, the software will be installed automatically
This process isn’t a lengthy one. Pretty small and easy to do. But there are chances, many times if there are any bugs on your current iOS version, they may continue to stay on the newer version. To get rid of that, follow the second method.
How to Upgrade to iOS 12.2 with Computer
Step 1 : Go to ipsw.me and download the IPSW file for your iPhone or iPad
Step 2 : Now, connect your iPhone or iPad to your Computer via Lightening Cable
Step 3 : Launch iTunes
Step 4 : Tap on Device Icon at the left corner
Step 5 : Press and Hold Shift (on Windows) or Option (on Mac) and click on Check for Update
Step 6 : Now, select the downloaded IPSW file
Step 7 : Continue the process and wait for your iPhone to Upgrade to iOS 12.2
It is always recommended to upgrade to the latest iOS version. It helps you to keep your iPhone updated as well as ensure that the performance is always at the max. There are chances that few services might not support if you do not upgrade to the latest iOS version.
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