Problems updating ipod touch software

If you’re one of the many users updating to i OS 9 today, you may have come across a rather frustrating error message stating “Software Update Failed.An error occurred downloading i OS 9.” and, naturally you’re probably looking for a solution for that error message to get i OS 9 updated successfully on your i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod touch, right?And a warning: bear in mind that if you do change your mind afterwards, it may be too late to go back.We discuss the methods used to achieve this in our article How to remove i OS 10 and go back to i OS 9, but they are dependent on Apple still 'signing' the old version...Do note this guide is aimed at resolving actual syncing problems (ie: the transfer of data between i Tunes and the computer), not at problems with detecting the devices themselves.If i Tunes won’t even find an i OS device, refer to this guide to resolve detection related problems.and that is no longer the case for i OS 9 or most of the earlier builds of i OS 10.Read next: Should you update to i OS 10 on your i Phone or i Pad?

Scroll down to find the file which matches your device, update to i Tunes 12.3, then use the IPSW for the update.Thus, the only real solution is to wait for the download, or if you’re super impatient, use the IPSW firmware to update instead. If you’re looking for something to do while you wait, here’s an awesome website to explore!Advanced users who are comfortable with firmware files can ignore the software update failed error message by downloading the appropriate firmware for their i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod touch model, and updating i OS 9 manually with the IPSW file.Welcome to our i OS updating guide, in which we explain how to download and install the latest publicly available version of i OS on your i Phone and i Pad.At time of writing that's i OS 10.3.2; if you want to update to i OS 11 (which should be announced on Monday night at WWDC 2017), you'll need to install the beta version instead.In the meantime, let’s state the obvious: if you haven’t updated to i OS 9.3 yet and you have any hardware older than an i Phone 6 or i Pad Air 2, do not attempt to update to i OS 9.3 until a fixed version has been released from Apple.

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