Photo: via iPhone Download Blog
Now, before we tell you how, we’re going to start with a HUGE WARNING: Back up your phone before you attempt this. It’s not guaranteed to work perfectly.
We’ve seen reports of problems with this process, so try at your own risk!
But if you can’t wait a few more days — iOS 5 officially goes live October 12 — we’ll walk you through the upgrade process step by step.
Back up your device! Before you get started you need to make sure all your apps, contacts, etc. are synced. You're about to wipe everything from your phone, and you'll need this backup to get your data back
Not all devices are supported yet. Click the link to download.
- iPhone 4 (AT&T)
- iPhone 4 (Verizon)
- iPhone 3GS
- iPad 2 (Wi-Fi)
- iPad (Wi-Fi + 3G AT&T)
- iPad (Wi-Fi + 3G Verizon)
- iPad (Wi-Fi)
- iPod touch (3G)
- iPod touch (4G)