Apple uses software updates to roll out new features, bug fixes and software improvements for the i Phone, improving both functions and security.While Apple makes wireless updating available from i OS 5 and later versions, users can stil update i Phones from the computer using i Tunes. We (Oath) and our partners need your consent to access your device, set cookies, and use your data, including your location, to understand your interests, provide relevant ads and measure their effectiveness.

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One benefit to updating with your computer is that you don't need as much free space, since the update is downloaded via i Tunes.

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If you see an error message while trying to update your device wirelessly, learn what to do.

If you need more space for a wireless update, you can update using i Tunes or delete content manually from your device.

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