If you’re looking at updating your Apple device to the new iOS 8 operating system you may have heard or read about people complaining that due to the lack of available storage space on their phone or iPad they’ve had to delete photos and videos to make room. There is an easier way, it’s quite simple and Apple has provided the instructions.

How to update to iOS 8 using iTunes

  1. Install the latest version of iTunes on your computer.
  2. Plug in your device to your computer.
  3. In iTunes, select your device.
  4. In the Summary pane, click Check for Update.
  5. iPhone 5 summary pane
  6. Click Download and Update.
  7. If you see an error message while updating your device, you can learn how to resolve iOS update errors in iTunes.

ipad updateMore information on the Apple support website.