Upgrading is one of the most effective ways to enhance the functionality and performance of your iPad. Apple has released newer updates in their iOS operating systems that power their lineup of tablets and phones. The iOS 10 is one such recent update released by Apple for its devices.
iOS 10 comes with several enhancements to the performance of the device and fixes that eliminate any kind of bugs in the operating system. This will help make your iPad more secure against any source of intrusion attempts and data leaks.
The iOS 10 comes with new and improved additions such as the new notifications, spotlight search, design enhancements in the Music and Maps apps. Below is how to upgrade your iPad to iOS 10.
For updating your iPad to iOS 10, it is necessary to have 1 GB of free storage space on the device. You can check whether your device has this free storage space by going to Settings > General > Usage.
This will list out the available storage space in your device. If there is limited free space, consider deleting any of the unwanted apps or other data stored in the device. There are two ways for upgrading your iPad to the latest version of iOS 10 – by using a Wi-Fi connection or by using iTunes.
When upgrading your iPad through a Wi-Fi connection, first make sure that your device holds sufficient battery charge. Plug in your iPad if it shows low battery levels and connect your iPad to a high-speed Wi-Fi network. Now go to Settings > General > Software Update and tap on the Download and Install option for beginning the upgrade process.
It would take several minutes to upgrade you iPad during which your device will restart. Clear some storage space if the Download and Install button remains grayed out in your device.
Your iPad can also be updated to iOS 10 manually by using iTunes. For this, you must first make sure to install the latest version of iTunes on the computer. After this is done, connect your iPad to a computer using the cable supplied. Open the iTunes app, which will automatically detect any new update versions. Select the Cancel option for manually syncing your iPad to the right settings.
Select your iPad in iTunes under the Devices tab and select the Update option on your iPad screen. This will commence the process of upgrading your iPad, which will take a few minutes to complete.