Updating your iPhone’s iOS version offers numerous enhancements and added features so that you can maximize your device to its fullest potential. This article will guide you on how to update your phone’s software version to the latest version — iOS 11.2.2.
iOS 11.2.2 offers implements fixes in Safari and WebKit designed to mitigate the effects of the Spectre vulnerability.
Installing iOS 11.2.2 Using Software Update on Your iPhone or iPad
NOTE: Make sure you have a recent iCloud backup before proceeding with the steps below.
STEP 1: On your device’s Home screen, go to Settings.
STEP 2: Tap on General.
STEP 3: Tap on Software Update.
STEP 4: Tap on Download and Install.
STEP 5: When prompted, enter your Passcode.
STEP 6: Tap Agree on the Terms and Conditions.
STEP 7: Tap Agree again to confirm.
NOTE: The download will begin automatically. If the download does not begin right away, you may see a notice: “Preparing to download.” Give it a couple of minutes and the download will begin shortly.
Installing iOS 11.2.2 Using iTunes on Your Mac or Windows PC
If you have limited space on your device or software update isn’t working for whatever reason, you can update using iTunes. Here’s how:
NOTE: Make sure you have a recent iCloud backup before proceeding with the steps below. Make it encrypted so all your password and other private data is preserved.
STEP 1: On your Mac or Windows PC, launch iTunes.
STEP 2: Plug your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in using your USB to Lightning or USB to 30-pin Dock cable.
STEP 3: Click on the device icon at the top left to go to the device tab.
STEP 4: Click on Check for Update in the Summary pane.
STEP 5: Click on Download and Update.
STEP 6: Click Agree on the Terms and Conditions.
STEP 7: When prompted, enter your Passcode on your iPhone or iPad.