How To Update to latest iOS Manually
In some cases, the iTunes update process might not work for you for several reasons. In those cases, you can also update your device to iOS 4.3 manually. Here are the steps to manually update your device to new iOS.
Step 1: Download the new iOS IPSW file for your device.
Step 2: Connect your device to the computer using the USB cable and wait for iTunes to detect it.
Step 3: Once your device has been detected – follow the steps given below for different OS.
- For Windows – Hold the Shift key and then click on the “Check for Update/Update” button.
- For Mac OS X – Hold the Option key and then click on the “Check for Update/Update” button.
Step 4: In the next dialog browse to the file that you downloaded from Step 1 and select the IPSW file.
Step 5: iTunes will now use the IPSW file and update your device to new iOS. The process should take around 10-20 minutes.
That’s it. Your device will be updated to new iOS 4.3 with ease.