iOS upgrade

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions - Site Assistance' started by afsoh, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. afsoh

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    iPF Noob

    Mar 8, 2012
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    Hi there,
    Relatively new iPad user from Ireland...looking forward to learning lots!
    Firstly would appreciate any suggestions about how to upgrade to ios5.1...can't figure out what I'm doing wrong!
  2. f4780y

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    Sep 11, 2010
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    Welcome to the site. There are 2 methods.

    If you are already on 5.0 or 5.0.1, then you can do it on the iPad. Connect to WiFi, then go Settings > General > Software Update and follow the instructions.


    You can connect your device to iTunes on the PC and press the "update" button. The rest should be automatic.

    If you are running into problems, you really need to give us more details. What device (1 or 2) do you have, what version of IOS is on there at the moment, and what error message are you getting?

    Let us know how you get on :)
  3. leelai

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    Apr 24, 2011
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

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