How to Update iOS 9.3 to 9.3.1 without Losing Data

iOS 9.3.1 is later version than iOS 9.3, so it has more powerful function. So you may want to update iOS 9.3 to 9.3.1 on your iPhone, iPad or other iOS devices? However, are you worried that some important data will get lost due to or after updating iOS 9.3 to 9.3.1? This page will tell how to update your iPhone, iPad, etc to iOS 9.3.1 from 9.3 without losing even a singe file. Even if you lose any data due to improper operation during iOS updating, this article will share solution for iOS data recovery with data recovery for iPhone / iPad / iPod.

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If you want to update any iOS device from 9.3 to 9.3.1 without losing any file, you can follow the guide in this article.

Step1. Prepare iOS Device for iOS 9.3.1 Updating

Before updating from iOS 9.3 to 9.3.1, you can do something to prepare in order to prevent unexpected trouble:
1. You should connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch (the device you want to update its iOS) to your computer or proper WiFi.
2. Make sure that there is enough free space on your iOS device to install the new update iOS 9.3.1.
3. Make sure that your iOS device has enough battery to prevent it from switching off during iOS updating process.
It is very important to do those preparation works before iOS updating if you do not want to run into any problem due to iOS updating failure.

Step2. Backup iPhone with iTunes / iCloud

This step is quite important to prevent data loss due to iOS 9.3.1 updating. You should backup your iPhone with iTunes or iCloud before updating its iOS from 9.3 to 9.3.1. Thus, if any data got lost in iOS updating process or after iOS upgrading, you can easily restore data from iCloud backup or iTunes backup.

Step3. Update to iOS 9.3.1 from 9.3

Now, you can update your iOS device from 9.3 to 9.3.1. Usually, you have two choices to update to iOS 9.3.1 from 9.3: update iOS with iCloud or iTunes.

Method 1: You can update any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch from iOS 9.3 to 9.3.1 with iCloud. You just need to click "Settings" > "General" > click "Software Update > click "Download and Install"

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Well, you can simply update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 9.3.1 only by performing a few mouse clicks.

Method 2: You can also update the device from iOS 9.3 to 9.3.1 with iTunes by following: select "Summary" in iTunes > click "Check for Update" > click "Update" > click "Download and Update"

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You should wait patiently before the updating is completed. It might cause some unexpected troubles if you stop the updating before it is finished automatically.

Free to Recover Lost Data after iOS 9.3.1 Updating

Although it is easy to update iOS from 9.3 to 9.3.1 for your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, sometimes you may face troubles due to iOS updating. Data loss is one of the most common problems that many iOS device users have encountered due to iOS updating. One possible reason is that the iPhone / iPad is crashed due to iOS updating failure. If you lose any important data from your iPhone or iPad, iPod touch after updating iOS device to 9.3.1 from 9.3, you can try following methods to restore data:

  • Restore iPhone / iPad / iPod touch with iCloud or iTunes backup if you have backed up the iOS device in advance
  • Restore iOS data with data recovery for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch if you did not backup the device in advance

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