(Note that if you choose to encrypt your backup using i Tunes, along with normal data, secure information like passwords etc.are also backed up.) You can back up your i OS device using i Tunes or i Cloud.If Apple holds to previous release patterns, then i OS 9 for i Phone, i Pad and i Pod touch should be released around 10 am PT/1 pm ET.Check this post to find out what time it will be released in your time zone.Note #2: We will be updating this page with the latest how to downgrade guides when new firmware versions are released, so make sure you come back soon!Downgrading your i Phone, i Pod Touch or i Pad to a lower firmware version is indeed possible, but unfortunately has become harder and harder over the years.
If you’re not getting the i OS 9 software update via over-the-air (OTA) as mentioned above, then you can download the i OS 9 software update from the official download links provided below and use i Tunes to manually update your i OS device.
If you get tired of waiting for the download to finish (it could take a while) then go do something else.
Your i Phone or i Pad will continue to download the update and will send you a notification when the update is ready.
Download the firmware file for your device from our download page for the respective devices [Note the download file is around 2.0 GB depending on your device]: Note: If you’re downloading the firmware file using Safari then ensure that auto unzip feature is disabled or use Chrome or Firefox.
You can check your i Phone, i Pad or i Pod touch’s back cover for the model number to download the appropriate download link.
Before you start the download, plug in your device so the battery doesn’t drain during the update process.