Within a week of the debut of iOS 13, Apple is now releasing iOS 13.1 for all compatible iPhone and iPod touch models. It does not come with new features like iOS 13, but it comes with several bug fixes and performance enhancements. Along with this, Apple is also bringing iPadOS, the first iteration of its iPad exclusive OS, which will also come with several improvements such as Slide Over and Split View to offer multitasking experience to users.
In this article, we will guide you on how to download and install iOS 13.1 and iPadOS in your system. We will illustrate both direct download and installation method as well as download and installation through iTunes.
How to download iOS 13.1 and iPadOS directly
When you download directly, the download methods of both iOS 13.1 and iPadOS update are identical. You should back up your data before you download directly. Otherwise, it creates a lot of hassles. After backing up your device completely, go to the “Settings” menu from your Apple device, and follow the following instruction.
However, if you are trying to install the update in this method, first be assured that your device has some good battery amount left. The installation process requires time and consumes a lot of battery power.
To download iOS 13.1 on iPhone and iPadOS updates,
Step 1: To begin, navigate to “Settings” followed by “General” and then go to “Software Update”.
Step 2: As soon as you do this, your Apple device will automatically check for latest updates from the Apple server. If your device is not up to date, you will get the option to download and install the latest versions.
Step 3: All you have to do is tap on “Download and Install” and the installation process will begin right away. The download speed of the new available operating system depends upon your Internet connection, so it is advisable to use Wi-Fi rather than system data.
Step 4: After the downloading part is done, your device will prompt you for the installation. All you have to do is tap on “Install” to begin the installation of iOS 13.1 or iPadOS on your device.
To Install iOS 13.1 on iPhone and iPadOS on iPad,
Step 5: There will be a set of automated follow-ups which you have to “Agree” and installation will begin.
How to download and install iOS 13.1 and iPadOS with iTunes
You might have good reasons that you don’t want to download iOS 13.1 or iPadOS through your Apple device directly. The best part is, we still have a way out for you, and you can still enjoy iOS 13.1.
For trying this method, you should have the latest version of iTunes installed in your system, irrespective of whether it is Windows PC or a Mac. After this, all you have to do is follow the simple steps written below!
Step 1: At first, connect your compatible Apple device (iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad) with your system through a lightning cable.
Step 2: Secondly, check your iTunes is up to date or not. If not, update it.
Step 3: Now, open iTunes, and you will be able to see your device’s icon near the top left corner. All you have to do is just click on that icon.
Step 4: After this, go to Summary from the left panel.
Step 5: Click on “Check for update” button. Automatically, the device will search for the latest updates for your device. If your device is not up to date, you will get an option of “Download and update”.
Step 6: Just click on “Download and update” and follow the on-screen instructions, and your download will be started.
Step 7: Do not turn off your device or try to reboot it when the software is getting downloaded and installed on your device.
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