How to update to iOS 4 for iPhone 3G / 3GS and iPod / iPod Touch


23.06.2010

How to update to iOS 4 for iPhone 3G / 3GS and iPod / iPod Touch

In the following guide you will learn how to update to iOS 4 if you have an iPhone 3G / 3GS or an iPod / iPod Touch. The latest iPhone OS from Apple labs contains over 100 new features and enables you to do the most amazing things. One of these is multitasking; this feature it’s only available for the iPhone 4 but, you can have it by following the guide bellow and then by jailbreaking.

The following procedure is works if you have an iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, an iPod or an iPod touch. Any other models are not supported. In order to update to iOS 4 you will need a PC or a MAC. You will find instructions bellow for both versions. Also, an USB cable and the latest version of iTunes is needed. If you have all of these, let’s begin.

Transform your iPhone 3G / 3GS into iPhone 4

How to manually update your iPhone 3G / 3GS or iPod / iPod Touch to iOS 4
  1. Download the iOS 4 choosing the right link for your model:

  2. Connect your device to the PC / MAC, using the USB cable.

  3. Wait for iTunes to start and then, from the devices list, choose your model.

  4. Hold the “Shift” key ( for Windows users) / “Option” key ( for Mac users ) pressed and click on the update button.

  5. Now browse to the iOS 4 file downloaded before and select it. Now click on Open.

    Like here

  6. All you have to do now is to wait for the process to complete and you’re done. This could take a while, so don’t get scared.

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