These updates range from small security updates to full-blown revisions of the operating system.
It is recommended to install the latest available updates to keep your i Phone secure and get access to the latest features.
Had to recharge it 3 times yesterday, and after 4 hours today...
Never had these issues until this upgrade." And another user said: "Same for me 4 hours from 100% to 16% with no use iphone 3Gs" It's hard to pinpoint the culprit, but people responding on the message board who initially had a similar problem explained that resetting the email and turning off certain functions, such as GPS location services, Bluetooth, push notifications, and i Cloud back-up may help fix the problem.
Whether you use i Tunes or update wirelessly, you'll have the same amount of free space on your device after you update.
If you can’t update wirelessly on your i OS device, you can update manually using i Tunes on a computer that you trust.
That said, the phone is still functional after the upgrade, even if the battery life is diminished and performance is slightly affected. Some of these new features are not necessarily a big deal.
What this means for you is that you have to balance these potential pitfalls with what you'll be getting in exchange. But there are enough enhancements that are worthwhile that you may not want to wait until you upgrade to the i Phone 4S.
Accept the terms and agreements of the new update and follow the prompts to finish your update.
Using Your i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod Using i Tunes Community Q&A Apple releases frequent updates for the i Phone, i Pad, and i Pod touch.
The column now appears twice a week on CNET, offering readers a double dosage of Ask Maggie's advice. Please send me an e-mail at maggie dot reardon at cbs dot com. You can also follow me on Facebook on my Ask Maggie page. The biggest issue I've heard from people is regarding battery life.