The iOS 9.3 update provides an interesting new mode called Night Shift that can make your phone easier to read in low lighting. It also offers some bug fixes and improvements to other apps as well. But the update is only available if you have a compatible iOS device that is running iOS 9.3.
Our guide below will show you where to find, download, and install the iOS 9.3 update directly from your iPhone.
Note that you will need to have at least 303 MB of free space on your iPhone to download and install this update. Read here to learn about a few locations to check if you do not have enough available space. You should also download the update when connected to a Wi-Fi network to avoid any potential data overage charges from your cellular provider.
Here is how to download and install the iOS 9.3 update on an iPhone 6 –
- Open the Settings menu.
- Select the General option.
- Select the Software Update option.
- Tap the Download and Install button.
- Tap the Agree button to confirm that you accept the terms and conditions, then wait for the update to download and install.
The steps are also repeated below with pictures –
Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the General option.
Step 3: Tap the Software Update button near the top of the screen.
Step 4: Tap the Download and Install button.
Step 5: Agree to the terms and conditions, then wait for the update to download and install. Your iPhone will restart during this process. You will also need to enter your Apple ID password once the process has completed.
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