My sister has an iPhone 4 and there is no update button in the settings.

Roewilliams

How can she update the iOS so she can go to iTunes and the App Store and download things?

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jimlynch
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Did she connect it to iTunes? Also, iOS usually notifies you when there is an update available.

Here's a helpful article:

iOS: How to update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4623?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

kreiley
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If she first connects to a WiFi network, she should be able to then go to SETTINGS>GENERAL>SOFTWARE UPDATE and update the OS. Here is the complete "How to update your iPhone..." from Apple.

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