Download iOS 7.1 IPSW for iPhone – iPad and iPod Touch

Apple has today pushed out the official version of iOS 7.1 for the iPhone, iPod and iPad.  While it doesn’t contain any real surprises, it does have a few minor enhancements, bug fixes and performance tweaks. It also contains support for CarPlay, Apple’s newest feature.

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iOS 7.1 has gone through 5 beta downloads which gave us a few hints about CarPlay. The feature has now been officially unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show with a number of major manufacturers on board for this year.

Important Update :

iOS 7.1.1 IPSW Download Now Available for all iOS 7 supported devices with critical bug fix with immediate download recommendation from Apple .

The full change log for iOS 7.1 can be seen below but included are changes to Siri, iTunes Radio, changes to Reduce Motion, keyboard enhancements and improvements to Touch ID’s recognition process.

You can download iOS 7.1 in one of 3 ways although, if you have a jailbroken device, the advice is to hold off on updating. iOS 7.1 patches the exploits used in Evasi0n 7, thus rendering the jailbreak useless until Evad3rs come up with a new utility.

How to download iOS 7.1

1.      OTA

This the quickest method, not to be used if you hope to jailbreak in the future:

  1. Open Settings from your Home screen
  2. Tap on General
  3. Tap on Software Update  ota update ios 7 software update  (2)
  4. Your device will search for the update – tap on Download and InstalliOS-7.1-update ota (2)
  5. Your device will reboot onto the new firmware

2.      iTunes

This method takes a little longer but is one of the preferred methods for those wishing to jailbreak

  1. Connect your device to your PC and open iTunes connect with pc iphone 5s
  2. You should get a message automatically pop up telling you there is an update. Click on Download and Install
  3. If you don’t get that message, navigate to Device Summary itunes device summary ios 7
  4. Click on Check for Updates ios 7.1 update itunes
  5. Tap on Download and Install
  6. iTunes will update your device to iOS 7.1

3.      IPSW and iTunes

This is the second preferred method for jailbreakers:

  1. Download the correct iOS 7.1 IPSW (links below)
  2. Connect your device and PC and launch iTunes
  3. Click on Device Summary
  4. Hold down the Shift key (windows) or Alt key (Mac) and click on Update in iTunes at the same time itunes restore ipsw
  5. Navigate to the IPSW you downloaded and iTunes will proceed to update your device

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  1. Hi,
    I have a problem with icloud password, when I upgrade my ipad mini 1 to version 7.1, so you have software or other advice to me to log in my ipad and remove this icloud activation?

    Please help me!

    I am waiting your reply as soon.
    Thanks in advance!

    Best Regard!


  2. I know this is old but I am trying to solve another issue. I have an iphone 5 with ios 7 and trying to update it ONLY to ios 7.1 for carplay. I don’t want to go any further with updates. As of this date will this update still work?

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