Update to iOS 16 or iPadOS 16

Create a backup

Back up your device to iCloud or your computer so that you have a copy of your important information.

Install iOS 16 or iPadOS 16

Make sure your device is plugged in and connected to the internet with Wi-Fi. Then follow these steps:

  1. Go to Settings > General > Software Update.
  2. Tap Install Now.

If you need help

What's new?

Read the full release notes for iOS 16 and iPadOS 16.

Do more with iOS 16 and iPadOS 16.

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