Software Version
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Apple iPhone 5s

Software Version

Determine your current device software version and check for updates.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
  1. To view your current software version, from the home screen select the Settings app.

    Note: The images and steps in this tutorial reflect the latest software version (iOS12). For more information on the latest update available for your device, check att.com/softwareupdates.

    Step 1

  2. Select General.

    Step 2

  3. Select About.

    Step 3

  4. Scroll down to view the Version and Carrier number information.

    Note: For additional information, or to update to the latest software version, please visit http://www.apple.com/iphone/softwareupdate/.

    Step 4

  5. To check for software updates via device and update wirelessly, from the General screen select Software Update.

    Note: If an update is available, select Download and Install and follow the prompts. If you use a passcode, you'll need to enter it before installing the update. Your device must be plugged in to a power source in order to update wirelessly. Before you update, back up your device to iCloud or iTunes. Updates may download automatically while your device is connected to Wi-Fi and a power source.

    Step 5

  6. To turn on/off automatic software updates, from the Software Update screen, select Automatic Updates then select the Automatic Updates switch.

    Step 6

  7. If you can’t update wirelessly or if you want to update with iTunes, connect the device to the computer using the included Lightning-to-USB cable.

    Note: Updates might download automatically while your device is connected to Wi-Fi and a power source.

    Step 7

  8. Install and open the latest version of iTunes on your computer.

    Note: Learn more from Apple support article: Get the latest version of iTunes.

    Step 8

  9. Click on the device icon.

    Step 9

  10. From the Summary panel, click Check for Update. If an update is available, follow the prompts.

    Step 10

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