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iOS 6 IPSW [Direct Download Links]

Sep 19, 2012 - 89 Comments

iOS 6 is now available for everyone to download. Most users are best served updating to iOS 6 through OTA or iTunes, but advanced users can upgrade manually with firmware files. This has several advantages, particularly for those upgrading multiple devices in a household or institution, or for those updating from older versions of iOS. … Read More

Download iOS Updates Once for Installing on Multiple Devices

May 9, 2012 - 6 Comments

If you have several iPhones, iPads, or iPods that need updating to the latest version of iOS, you can use a nice trick to save some bandwidth and download a single iOS update file to apply to multiple devices from either Mac OS X or Windows. This is a perfect solution for a family that … Read More

iOS 5.1.1 Released [Direct Download Links]

May 7, 2012 - 41 Comments

iOS 5.1.1 has been released for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, the software update comes as build 9B206 and includes a variety of bug fixes including an HDR photo issue, improved AirPlay, iPad network switching, an iTunes store fix, and improvements to Safari reading list syncing. The official changelog is listed below, and the software … Read More

iOS 5.0.1 Released [Download Links]

Nov 10, 2011 - 66 Comments

iOS 5.0.1 has been released to the public, the update addresses the battery problems that were associated with iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S, but also brings multitasking gestures to the iPad 1 and resolves several other bugs and issues. The update comes as build 9A405 and is highly recommended for all iPhone, iPad, and … Read More

iOS 5 Now Available [Download Links]

Oct 12, 2011 - 345 Comments

iOS 5 has just been released by Apple. The hotly anticipated update brings a variety of major new features to the iOS platform, including Notifications, iMessage, wireless syncing, iCloud support, Twitter integration, Reminders, in addition to over 200 overall feature updates or enhancements. You can update to iOS 5 through iTunes, plug in your device … Read More

iOS 4.3.4 Update Released (Direct Download Links)

Jul 15, 2011 - 27 Comments

iOS 4.3.4 update has been released by Apple, the update is aimed at patching the PDF vulnerability in iOS 4.3.3 that allowed JailbreakMe 3 to work from a web browser. Because of this, if you used a jailbreak like JailbreakMe 3, do not upgrade to iOS 4.3.4 or you will lose your jailbreak. Users who … Read More

iOS 4.3.2 Download is Available Now

Apr 14, 2011 - 32 Comments

Apple has released iOS 4.3.2 update for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 GSM, iPad, iPad 2, and iPod touch 3rd gen and 4th gen models. The 4.3.2 update includes several security updates and bug fixes, noticeably to resolve freezing FaceTime calls, and the update also resolves a 3G connectivity issue that some iPad users discovered in … Read More

iOS 4.3.1 Download is Available Now

Mar 25, 2011 - 36 Comments

Apple has released iOS 4.3.1 update for users of iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 GSM, iPad, iPad 2, iPod touch 3rd gen and 4th gen. The update consists mostly of bug fixes, here are the release notes and changelog: iOS 4.3.1 Software Update This update contains improvements and other bug fixes including: • Fixes an occasional … Read More

How to Download iOS Updates Without iTunes

Dec 9, 2010 - 29 Comments

You can download any iOS software updates for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch without using iTunes. There are actually two ways to do this, the first is using the iOS device itself but there are caveats and limitations with that, and then there is the traditional method of downloading the update files directly from Apple … Read More

IPSW file location for Mac and Windows

Dec 8, 2010 - 9 Comments

Anytime you update your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, you will get a new IPSW file that is downloaded to an iOS updates folder courtesy of iTunes. Knowing where these files are located can be helpful when troubleshooting and when accessing an IPSW for downgrade or jailbreak purposes.You can access these directly at the following … Read More

How to Use IPSW files

Nov 23, 2010 - 74 Comments

IPSW stands rather simply for iOS Software, and IPSW files are basically just individual firmware downloads for specific iOS devices. These files can be used to update iOS devices manually with the help of iTunes. If you’ve recently downloaded an iOS IPSW file, you might be curious how to use it to update your iPhone, … Read More

Save SHSH Blobs with Firmware Umbrella

Nov 5, 2010 - 10 Comments

If you like to jailbreak and unlock your iPhone, you’ll want to backup your existing SHSH blobs before you install a new version of iOS. With the release of iOS 4.2 just around the corner, it’s a good idea to do this now if you intend on unlocking your device in the future.

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