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How to Backup iPhone – How to Download and Install iOS 13

Apple has just finally released the iOS 13 today September 19, 2019. Now you can download and install iOS 13 on your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

After the iOS 13 public beta for testing, the final version of iOS is available now with a lot of improvements with fully enabled dark mode, rich video and photo editing, security updates, improved home kit, maps, Siri, a way to sign in to apps and websites using your Apple Login and there are numerous others which we will discuss later in some other article.

If it does matter to you then you want right now. Happily, it’s time to download and install iOS 13 on your iDevice now. Here’s how to get Apple’s updated iOS 13 onto your iPhone, iPod Toch and iPad.

Should You Really Download the iOS 13?

Actually, the apple is pretty much confident to release iOS 13 and after installing you will be a good judge about the polished version. Even there was a three-month-long period to install the public beta and make a decision whether to install it or not.

In my point of view, go for it.

iOS 13 Supported Devices

But, before going to download and install iOS 13 on your iPhone, iPad or in iPod Touch, check iOS 13 supported Devices here to analyze your device compatibility with the latest OS.

Backing up Using iCloud

Taking an iPhone backup using iCloud is the easiest way. Here’s how you can do it

Connect to a Wi-Fi network
Tap on Settings app, Select your name
Tap on iCloud. (If you are using iOS 10.2 or any earlier versions then scroll down to find and then tap on iCloud)
Scroll down and tap iCloud Backup
Tap on Back Up Now (If you’re on iOS 10.2 or earlier, just tap Backup)

You can check whether your iPhone backup is complete by directly going into:
Setting >> iCloud >>iCloud Storage >> Manage Storage and tapping on your device in the list.

Backing up Devices on a Mac Running macOS Catalina

Here’s how to take a backup of your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch with the Mac running macOS Catalina.
First, make sure your MacOS Catalina is up to date then;

Connect your iPad or iPod Touch or iPhone with the Mac
Just follow the onscreen instructions and enter your device passcode or Trust This Computer
Open Finder app and select your iPhone or iPad from the sidebar
Head over to the General tab, then hit “Back Up Now” to manually back up to your Mac

Installing iOS 13 Using iTunes: First Take a Backup Using iTunes

Anytime you install a new OS on your iPhone, you should always back up your device first. And archiving that backup means you’ll be able to jump back to the older version of iOS should this release prove unstable. (Like we said, the odds are low, but it’s always good to have a backup at the ready.

Here’s how to back up your iPhone before installing iOS 13.

Before updating any latest iOS to your iPhone, you should always back up your device first. In order to avoid any error and instability, you will have back up of your iPhone and iPad in the archive and your iPhone and other iDevices can easily go back to the earlier OS versions.

Here‘s a perfect way to back up your iPhone before installing iOS 13.

Plug your iOS device into your PC and launch iTunes. Now click on the iPhone icon to access your device.
Take a backup of your iPhone. Make sure you’ve selected “This Computer” as the location for the backup and then click “Back Up Now”
Go to the Edit >> Preferences menu and select Devices. You’ll see a list of your all iPhone backups
Control-click on the latest backup you just made, and select Archive from the appeared menu. This will prevent subsequent backups from writing over this version
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Download and Install iOS 13 on iPhone and iPad

How to install iOS 13 from your iPhone Without iTunes

Once, you have taken the backup of your iDevice, now it’s time to download and install iOS 13 on your iPhone and iPad. Here’s how you can download and install iOS 13 from your iPhone over the air (wirelessly). The size is big enough (approximately 1.73GB). So always try to download it over Wi-fi and make sure your iPhone has 100 percent charged or plugged into a power source.

Here’s how you can install iOS 13 from your iPhone without iTunes

Tap on Settings then select General
Select Software Update
If you can clearly see the iOS 13 there. Tap “Download & Install”
Enter your passcode and then agree to Apple’s terms and conditions

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After this you will see a message that “update is request” and after a few minutes or hour, your iOS 13 update will start downloading. When it’s time to install, your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch will restart. The installation process can take a few minutes. So be patient while this duration.

How to install iOS 13 from iTunes

It’s all about preference you make. So, you can also easily install iOS 13 from iTunes using Mac or computer using Windows 10, 8, 7 or XP.

Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes both for Mac and Windows PC

Attach your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to your Computer
Launch iTunes
Click on the iPhone icon to select your device then click Summary and there click on Check for update or Update if iOS 13 is already listed as available
Click on Install when asked if you want to install the download
Agree to Apple’s terms of service
Enter a passcode on your iPhone or iPad

Once you’ve done this, the iOS 13 will begin downloading and your device will reboot to start updating.

Final Words

Here’s all about how to download and install iOS 13 on your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch using your iPhone directly or with and without the help of iTunes.

But before installing iOS 13, it is necessary to take back up your device first, in order to avoid future problems or any compatibility issues.

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