Apple has released iOS 6.1.4 for a few days, and according to its official site, there are two main features of iOS 6.1.4: it fixes a bug that could allow someone to bypass the passcode and access the Phone app, and it updates audio profile for speakerphone. If you want Apple iOS 6.1.4 update on iPhone 5, you can refer to the tips listed bellow on how to update iPhone 5 to iOS 6.1.4.
Note: Updating other iOS version on iPhone 5 shares the same ways as below, like iOS 7 or iOS 7.1 update on iPhone 5. Refer to the tips below if you want to upgrade iOS 7.1 on your device.
You may think that updating your iPhone 5 is an easy job. Yet, you may suffer lots of problems during the update if you ignore the matters that need your attention, such as you may lose your iPhone 5 data, or iOS 6.1.4 download on iPhone 5 fails, etc. Here are some significant tips for you to pay attention to and if you do all the jobs, updating your iPhone 5 to iOS 6.1.4 is surly an easy job.
It is extremely important to backup the data, settings and other information before you update iOS 6.1.4 on iPhone 5, because iOS update would cause data loss. You can back up the files on iPhone 5 in 3 means.
When you download iOS 6.1.4 for iPhone 5, your device needs enough available space to store and install the update, or it would fail. You should remove the contents you no longer need, such as movies or TV shows from the Videos app, photos or videos you've taken with the camera, etc.
Before the update with iTunes, you should ensure that you are using the latest version of iTunes.
You can also update Apple iOS 6.1.4 on iPhone 5 on Wi-Fi if you don't have iTunes or computer aroud.
Many of you would find that you still suffer data loss after iOS 6.1.4 update on iPhone 5. This is probably you do some improper operations. So you need to take the above tips carefully. If you forget to back up iPhone 5 and want to get back the lost data, you can try Tenorshare iPhone 5 Data Recovery (for Windows) or iPhone 5 Data Recovery for Mac to help you directly recover any lost or deleted files from iPhone 5 without backup.