Apple has recently released an emergency update to fix the so-called “Trident” vulnerabilities. If you are not infected or you have never heard of this multiple-headed monster, we will explain what it is. Trident is collectively called the three zero-day vulnerabilities that attack a user’s phone “invisibly and silently”, and the worst part is that Trident remotely jailbreaks a user’s device through a program called Pegasus and secretly collects information from apps
Pegasus vulnerability infects any IOS device running IOS 9.3.4 or lower. Worse, the vulnerability has existed for a month, resulting in thousands of infected devices. If you are safe by now, we have to say “Congratulations!”
In reality, we recommend you upgrade your device to a new iOS version to avoid possible attack. However, if you are going to upgrade to iOS 9.3.5, think twice. We recommend you make the leap to iOS 10 to make sure you are safe. In this tutorial, we will show you how to skip iOS 9.3.5 and go to iOS 10.
How to upgrade to iOS 10 on iOS device running iOS 9.3.4 or older
1. Create a backup
Creating a backup is always the first thing you need to do when it comes to upgrading an iOS device. Moreover, keep in mind that iOS 10 is still available as a beta. This means that it may come with glitches and errors. If you want to create a backup first, here is how you do it.
Step 1: Connect your phone with a PC or Mac
Step 2: Next up, launch iTunes and click on the iPhone or iPad icon in the menu bar
Step 3: Set your backup to this computer and click on Backup Now
Step 4: click Backup Apps
Step 5: Click iTunes in the menu bar and select Preferences
Step 6: Click Devices >Backup > Archive.
2. Sign up for iOS 10 beta
Next up, you need to register to be beta tester. If you are not a developer, don’t worry because Apple accepts anyone into the beta program
Step 1: Go to https://beta.apple.com/sp/betaprogram/ or tap Sign in (if you have already registered )
Step 2: Enter your Apple ID username and password. Once you are done, click Sign in
Step 3: Agree to the terms and conditions
3. How to install iOS 10 beta
You now can install iOS 10 using some simple steps below
Step 1: Launch the Settings app from your home screen
Step 2: Scroll down to General and tap on it.
Step 3: Tap on Software update
Step 4: Enter your passcode. Tap on the Agree button to accept terms and conditions
That’s it! IOS 10 is now ready to use on your device. IOS 10 comes with tons of new features you don’t really want to miss at all. Don’t forget to share with us if our guide works best for you in the section below.