Apple iOS firmwares (IPSW) – Official Direct Download Links

Here is a list of Apple iOS firmware (IPSW) official direct download links . We are actively updating the links . Links for iOS 4.3.1 , 4.2 and lower, as well as old iPods’ firmwares, are coming soon .

How to restore / update firmware of your “iDevice”?
After downloading the desired firmware below, you can shift-click (PC) or option-click (Mac) the Restore or Update buttons in iTunes. A file dialog will open and let you choose the downloaded ipsw-file. (Your browser may change the ipsw-file into a zip-file. In that case, just rename it to end in .ipsw and iTunes will accept it.)

iOS 4.3.3

New feature: None (mainly bugfix)
Note: for iPhone 4 (CDMA model), the version is named as 4.2.8

iPad 2 (Wi-Fi model) iPad2,1_4.3.3_8J2_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 (GSM model) iPad2,2_4.3.3_8J2_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 (CDMA model) iPad2,2_4.3.3_8J2_Restore.ipsw
iPad 1 iPad1,1_4.3.3_8J3_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 4G iPod4,1_4.3.3_8J2_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 3G iPod3,1_4.3.3_8J2_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 4 (CDMA model) iPhone3,3_4.2.8_8E401_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 4 (GSM model) iPhone3,1_4.3.3_8J2_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 3GS iPhone2,1_4.3.3_8J2_Restore.ipsw

iOS 4.3.2

New feature: None (mainly bugfix)
Note: this version is not available to iPhone 4 (CDMA model)

iPad 2 (Wi-Fi model) iPad2,1_4.3.2_8H7_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 (GSM model) iPad2,2_4.3.2_8H7_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 (CDMA model) iPad2,3_4.3.2_8H8_Restore.ipsw
iPad (8F190) iPad1,1_4.3_8F190_Restore.ipsw
iPad (8H7) iPad1,1_4.3.2_8H7_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 4G iPod4,1_4.3.2_8H7_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 3G iPod3,1_4.3.2_8H7_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 4 (GSM model) iPhone3,1_4.3.2_8H7_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 3GS iPhone2,1_4.3.2_8H7_Restore.ipsw

iOS 4.3.1

New feature: None (mainly bugfix)
Note: this version is not available to iPhone 4 (Verizon model)

iPad 2 (Wi-Fi model) iPad2,1_4.3.1_8G4_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 (CDMA model) iPad2,3_4.3.1_8G4_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 (GSM model) iPad2,2_4.3.1_8G4_Restore.ipsw
iPad iPad1,1_4.3.1_8G4_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 4G iPod4,1_4.3.1_8G4_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 3G iPod3,1_4.3.1_8G4_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 4 (GSM model) iPhone3,1_4.3.1_8G4_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 3GS iPhone2,1_4.3.1_8G4_Restore.ipsw

iOS 4.3

New feature: Personal Hotspot

iPad 2 (GSM) iPad2,2_4.3_8F191_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 (CDMA) iPad2,3_4.3_8F191_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 (Wi-Fi) iPad2,1_4.3_8F191_Restore.ipsw
iPad iPad1,1_4.3_8F190_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 4G iPod4,1_4.3_8F190_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 3G iPod3,1_4.3_8F190_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 4 (GSM) iPhone3,1_4.3_8F190_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 3GS iPhone2,1_4.3_8F190_Restore.ipsw
Apple TV 2G (8F191m) AppleTV2,1_4.3_8F191m_Restore.ipsw
Apple TV 2G (8F202) AppleTV2,1_4.3_8F202_Restore.ipsw

iOS 4.2.1

New feature: Bugfix
Note: last firmware for iPod Touch 2G & iPhone 3G

iPad iPad1,1_4.2.1_8C148_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 4G iPod4,1_4.2.1_8C148_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 3G iPod3,1_4.2.1_8C148_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 2G iPod2,1_4.2.1_8C148_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 4 (GSM) iPhone3,1_4.2.1_8C148_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 3GS iPhone2,1_4.2.1_8C148a_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 3G iPhone1,2_4.2.1_8C148_Restore.ipsw
Apple TV 2G (8C154) AppleTV2,1_4.2.1_8C154_Restore.ipsw

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iOS 4.3.2 Software Update

This update contains improvements and other bug fixes including:

  • Fixes an issue that occasionally caused blank or frozen video during a FaceTime call
  • Fixes an issue that prevented some international users from connecting to 3G networks on iPad Wi-Fi + 3G
  • Contains the latest security updates

Products compatible with this software update:

  • iPhone 4 (GSM model)
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPad 2
  • iPad
  • iPod touch (4th generation)
  • iPod touch (3rd generation)

* i.e. not for iPhone 2G, 3G, iPhone 4 (Verizon model)

The update is available via iTunes. Plug in your phone / iPod / iPad , you will be notified to download & update your iDevice. For jailbreakers, only tethered jailbreak is available, but according to hackers, untethered jailbreak (perfect jailbreak) is available here .

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US$100 refund for recent original iPad buyers

Apple confirmed that US$100 will be refunded to those who bought an original iPad within 14 days of the announcement of iPad 2, as the company dropped the price of original iPad after the announcement of the new iPad 2.

However, for those lucky buyers, you are not expected there will be a $100 rebate in your credit bill. Instead, you have to take the receipt to the store you bought the iPad, while online buyers have to call Apple’s customer service hotline.

The cut-off day is February 16, 2011.

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Here comes iPad 2

Apple just announced iPad 2.

As public expects , there is no surprising feature . Compared with iPad first generation , iPad 2 has :

– better resolution : 1024 x 768 at 132 ppi
– a faster CPU : Apple dual-core A5
– 9x faster graphics ( PowerVR SGX543 )
– 10 hour battery life
– 33% thinner (8.8mm) & 15% lighter (601g)
– front & rear camera : ideal for FaceTime
– HDMI output ( support Video Mirroring )
– 3-axis gyroscope
– iOS 4.3
– Color : Black & White

iPad 2 is available in 3 models : WiFi only, WiFi + 3G ( micro-SIM model ) & WiFi + 3G ( Verizon CDMA model ) , which will be available in Apple Store on March 11 from US$499 to US$829

more details after a break .

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