iOS 8.1.2 Update Released with Bug Fixes [IPSW Direct Download Links]
Apple has released iOS 8.1.2 update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users. The small update weighs in around 35MB and focuses primarily on bug fixes, most of which are unspecified, though a specific issue for iPhone users where ringtones and text tones would disappear is mentioned in the download notes.
Users who are or were impacted by the disappearing ringtone and text tone issue can update to iOS 8.1.2 and then visit this website from their devices to restore the various tones to their iPhones and iPads.
Download & Install iOS 8.1.2 the Easy Way from Settings
The easiest way to download and install iOS 8.1.2 is through the Software Update mechanism on the device. This is found in the Settings > General > Software Update.
Even though the update is small, it’s always a good idea to back up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch before beginning any software updates.
Users can also choose to install iOS 8.1.2 through iTunes on a Mac or PC, where the update will become available when appropriate hardware is connected to a computer with a USB cable.
iOS 8.1.2 IPSW Direct Download Links
Direct IPSW download links are available below for more advanced users who prefer to install iOS updates using firmware. Right-click and choose “Save As” if you’re going to go this route, be sure the file has a .ipsw file extension. These firmware files come directly from Apple servers and should download quite fast.
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone 5s (CDMA)
- iPhone 5s (GSM)
- iPhone 5c (CDMA)
- iPhone 5c (GSM)
- iPhone 5 (CDMA)
- iPhone 5 (GSM)
- iPhone 4s (Dualband)
- iPod touch (5th gen)
- iPad Air 2 (6th gen Wi-Fi)
- iPad Air 2 (6th gen Cellular)
- iPad Mini 3 (Wi-Fi)
- iPad Mini 3 (Cellular)
- iPad Mini 3 (China)
- iPad Air (5th gen Wi-Fi + Cellular)
- iPad Air (5th gen Wi-Fi)
- iPad Air (5th gen CDMA)
- iPad (4th gen CDMA)
- iPad (4th gen GSM)
- iPad (4th gen Wi-Fi)
- iPad Mini 2 (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
- iPad Mini 2 (Wi-Fi)
- iPad Mini 2 (CDMA)
- iPad Mini (CDMA)
- iPad Mini (GSM)
- iPad Mini (Wi-Fi)
- iPad 3 (Wi-Fi 3rd gen)
- iPad 3 (Wi-Fi + Cellular GSM)
- iPad 3 (Wi-Fi + Cellular CDMA)
- iPad 2 (Wi-Fi Rev A)
- iPad 2 (Wi-Fi)
- iPad 2 (Wi-Fi + 3G GSM)
- iPad 2 (Wi-Fi + 3G CDMA)
We’ll update if any other bug fixes, features, or notable improvements are found in iOS 8.1.2, and let us know in the comments if you see anything too.