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    Apr 02, 2012
    Macbook Pro 2.8 GHz I7 4GB mem version 10.10 Yosemite // Ipad3 // iPhone 4S
    iOS6 update question
    I've never updated OS on a phone before. When I update to iOS6 on my 4s is there something I need to do first? I just want to make sure all of my photos and apps will remain on my phone once updating is complete.

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    Oct 01, 2007
    27" iMac i7 (2011) 10.11, Mac Mini i5 (2014), iPhone6s, Apple Watch, iPad Air 2, New AppleTV (4?)
    NEED to do ...... no.

    But you should have a backup of any vital data prior to any kind of OS update on any kind of platform IMO.

    If I were you I'd transfer all your photos onto your PC or Mac or into online storage.

    An iTunes backup or iCloud backup (depending on which is your preference) will take care of apps, settings etc.
    Not been around these parts for a while. Trying to change that . .

    Please use the reputation system if you think you've been helped - bottom left of this post

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    Sep 17, 2012
    Macbook Pro 13 i5 (2012) , iPhone5 16GB (white), iPhone4 8GB (white), iPad2 64GB 3G, Apple TV
    One hour ago I updated my iPhone4 (iOS 5.1.1) - no jailbreak- to iOS6. Itunes asked me to make a backup, which I declined, and after iOS6 was installed, everything was there (all settings,pictures, apps, music).

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