Checking for and installing system updates

Apple iPhone 6S Plus on iOS 15.4.0

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Keep your phone up to date by checking for new software regularly. A new Operating System (also known as an OS) version may have security patches and performance improvements for your device.

  1. Step 1/7

    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  2. Step 2/7

    Scroll to General.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  3. Step 3/7

    Tap General.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  4. Step 4/7

    Tap Software Updates.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  5. Step 5/7

    Tap Automatic Updates.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  6. Step 6/7

    Tap or swipe the Download iOS Updates toggle to ON.

    Note: If necessary, follow the onscreen prompts to update your software.

    The indicator is in the top right.
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    Step 7 of 7:

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