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How to Download iOS Firmware for iPhone

This article will teach you how iPhone iOS firmware IPSW files can be downloaded. If someone wants to go for a restore of their iDevices, then they need to download an IPSW iOS firmware file for their devices via iTunes or direct website links.

You can install IPSW for your computer if your system connected in a version of beta or is needed to restore or upgrade your devices therewith.

There are two ways to download an IPSW file; one is to go for a download of firmware for iPhone or iOS devices from iTunes IPSW files and the other to manually download IPSW files from a web page by means of a direct link.

Read the following to know how to download IPSW files for iPhone iOS firmware.

What is IPSW files for iOS firmware?

What is IPSW files for iOS firmware

You must know what it is before installing aniOS firmware IPSW archive. IPSW file is a file format that is used in iTunes for iOS firmware setup, and all Apple devices use the same iOS Firmware file format.

This file is also universal; it is flashable via iTunes and was developed by apple, for both OS X with Mac and Windows.

How to download iOS Firmware File Using IPSW Files?

Method 1: IPSW Files for iTunes Install iOS Firmware:

iOS Firmware

All iOS device firmware IPSW files are available for download with iTunes, but in iTunes only the least version can be downloaded or only upgraded or upgraded by the user. Our system can be downgraded.

You may pause and resume your download progress in an iDM downloader, but iTunes will lose all your downloaded data if you want to try again if your internet only gets 1 mint disabled.

You will have to download it from the very start. If you want to download with iTunes, it depends on your Internet speed.

Step 1.

Link your phone via USB cable to your PC / Mac computer.

Step 2.

Make sure iTunes is open and internet access is available.

Step 3-

From the iTunes line, click on your phone.

Step 4- 

Tap List, tap Reset iPhone to open the file now.

Step 5-

Wait before iTunes once replicates changes on servers and then press "Don't Backup," because if you want you want to make a backup then you only want to access the IPSW archive.

Step 6-

Click on Restore and update your device


Click on the option ‘Next’

Step 8-

When your iOS file is downloaded, you can click on the option ‘Agree’ 

Step 9-

Now you're able to see how to import IPSW files from My iPhone Firmware.

Method 2 IPSW files via Web Site Download iOS Firmware:

IPSW files via Web Site Download iOS Firmware

Several websites are available from which an IPSW can be downloaded. However, you better download the entire website and the entire domain from an IPSW file, so I will display you some website downloaded below.

Note that you can access the directory on direct device servers from a website that provides direct download links to all of the IPSW files, such as RedmondPie, iDownloadBlog, iPhonehacks, iclarifieds and OSXDailies.

Step 1-

Go to ipsw.me for all iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple TV styles to download iOS update IPSW files.

Step 2-

Choose your iOS firmware (IPSW) folder for your username and phone and press Download Button.

About The Author
Jainish Vora

Jainish Vora is Author at Phoneier. Having experience with 5 years of writing about phones and other gadgets. He loves to explore and write different gadgets from android phones to wearable gadgets.

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