It is best if this is done in a separate login account on the computer so you do not loose any of your saved apps and backed up data. I can't even bring myself to downvote you, because it seems this is just how things are supposed to work?!
Then from there once you plug it in to a full backup to the computer, no upgrading yet! I'm so confused and worried and disappointed right now.
If you’ve a jailbroken i Phone, i Pad or i Pod touch, and trying to update it to i OS 8 using OTA update, then you are probably seeing the “Checking for Update” screen as you can see above.
The issue is expected behaviour with jailbroken devices, as most modern jailbreaks like evasi0n and Pangu disable OTA updates to ensure jailbreakers don’t accidentally install the update.
So the only option jailbreakers have is that you have to update your device using i Tunes.
You can follow these simple instructions to update your i OS device to i OS 8: Note: Upgrading your device you will end up losing your jailbreak, and the installed jailbreak tweaks.
Surely, i OS 10 the official version will be available for all i Device users very soon.
Here in this passage, we’ll offer you effective methods to help you effortlessly update to i OS 10 without losing data on i Phone/i Pad/i Pod now.
And don’t worry about losing important data anymore.
are also backed up.) There is also a probability of the upgrade process putting your device in recovery mode (Connect to i Tunes logo on the screen), which is why it is extremely important to take a backup so you can restore your data from the backup if things go horribly wrong.
You can back up your i OS device using i Tunes or i Cloud. take a moment to make sure you are using the latest version of i Tunes.
This use guide we teach you 2 ways to update i Phone/i Pad to i OS 10 without losing data.
It will also help you to prevent quite a lot unexpected problems such as data lost, installation failed, low battery, low space to install i OS files, getting error 1403 when attempting to install IOS 10 via i Tunes,etc.