Whether you are buying an iPhone 5 or upgrading to iOS6, (or both if you have an iPod or iPad as well), you want to take steps today to get ready. Upgrading to a new operating system (iOS) can wreak havoc on existing apps and there is a possibility of losing data. Likewise, if you are moving from your current iPhone to a new iPhone 5, you want your data and apps to be transferred to the new phone. Here's what you should do today.
An OS (operating system) upgrade brings new features and major changes to your phone, including new ways to do old tasks (e.g., iOS 6 has new maps.) It's like getting a new phone. Don't ignore the mesage to upgrade when it appears on your iPhone, iPod, or iPad screen, but be sure to complete the following steps for a smooth upgrade. See the new features of iOS 6.