Free Download and Install iOS 10.2 Update without Losing Data

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Tracy King updated on Feb 04, 2021 to iPhone Data Recovery | How-to Articles


This tutorial article provides free access for you to free download and install latest iOS 10.2 update without losing any data. If you are trying to update your iOS device into 10.2 version, just follow to download and install iOS 10.2 in your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with ease now.

New official iOS system update with 10.2 version is now available for all developer and non-developer users to free download and install in on their iOS devices now. Your iPhone cannot get new iOS 10.2 update? Fail to install iOS 10.2 on your iPad? Relax!

Here in this article, we'll provide you effective methods to guide you free download iOS 10.2 and install it on your iDevices without any obstacles or losing any data. Just follow the below offered steps to finish the iOS 10.2 download and update process now:

Step 1. Backup and extract iOS data before downloading iOS 10.2

It's highly recommended for you to apply powerful iOS data recovery software to backup and extract important iOS data such as contacts, text messages, photos, videos or other data into your PC before you start downloading or installing iOS 10.2. This will greatly help you avoid data loss trouble or privacy leaking trouble:

  • Download and launch EaseUS MobiSaver on your PC. Connect your iDevice with it.

Choose recovery mode: "Recover from iOS Device" and click Scan..

Backup and extract iOS data before download iOS 10.2.

  • Scan iOS device to find all the data.

Wait patiently until the app find & display all your data after finished scanning the iDevices.

Upgrade iOS 10.2 without losing data.

  • Preview and restore all iOS data

Click and mark the files that you want backup and click "Recover" button to get all data including some lost files into your PC now.
Specify a folder on the computer to save all the data to your PC.

Download and install iOS 10.2 without losing iOS data.

Now you can directly download and install iOS 10.2 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch now.

Step 2. Free download and install iOS 10.2 update

Here you got three access to free download and install iOS 10.2 update: download iOS 10.2 by OTA, iTunes or iTunes with IPSW.
You may now selectively follow any one of these three accesses to get iOS 10.2 downloaded and installed on your iOS devices now.

Download iOS 10.2 by OTA

  • Turn on iOS device, go to Settings > General > Software Update;
  • Click Download and Install when the update has been detected;
  • iOS 10.2 will be downloaded to your device and then you can run to install this new update.

Update to iOS 10.2 through iTunes

  • Connect iOS device with PC/Mac > Open iTunes and click Device summary for the connected device (only applicable if you have more than iOS device registered in iTunes);
  • Click Check for Updates > Click Download and Update when the update has been detected;
  • iTunes will now update your iOS device into iOS 10.2.

Download and install iOS 10.2 by iTunes and IPSW

  • Download iOS 10.2 IPSW that corresponds with your device;
  • Plug iOS device into PC/Mac and launch iTunes;
  • Click Device summary for the iOS device that you are updating;
  • Press Shift (Windows) or ALT/ (Mac) and click Update in iTunes simultaneously;
  • Find the IPSW that you downloaded and select it > Follow the onscreen instructions to click on Download and Update;
  • iTunes will update your iPhone, iPad or iPod with iOS 10.2 now.

Tip: 1. Do remember to update your iTunes in your PC/Mac or iOS device into the latest version;
2. Up to 2GB free space is quite necessary for loading and installing new update;
About 50% battery is also important for finish iOS 10.2 update process on your iDevice.

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