If you are an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch owner, then you will need to update, restore or learn how to install iOS firmwares to your device for different reasons. You may brick your device, update it or just want to restore it. iTunes offers Restore option and many other options, but what if none of iTunes firmware do not work ? Then you will need to try alternative iOS Firmwares and try to install them on your device.
For standard users, iTunes doesn’t allow to install other firmwares, different from the ones it offers. But there is a trick. Always is a trick which made you accomplish what you want. I invite you to read the following post to find How to install iOS Firmware with iTunes in manual way. So, let’s begin.
How to install iOS Firmware with iTunes Manually
Note : If something goes wrong then you should Put your Device in DFU Mode and install Public Software from iTunes. Follow the below post for more info how to put your device in DFU Mode.
Make sure your device has at least 40% battery left
Download the iOS Firmware File which you want to put in your device. Follow below articles for iOS Firmware Files and How to find which iOS Firmware File you need :
After the download is completed, check your internet connection, because the iOS iPSW will be verified by Apple Automatically.
Open iTunes, go to your device and Backup your device with iTunes.
After you Backup your iPhone, in iTunes go to Devices Tav, find your device and send your mouse on Check for Update BUT Hold Option button on Mac or Hold Shift on Windows and than click the Check for Update.
After you click, a window will pop up and you should locate the downloaded iOS iPSW File. After you find where you downloaded the iOS Firmware File , the installation process of iOS Firmware should start.
Don’t disconnect your device until the installation is completed.
After couple of minutes, the installation will finish and the Setup screen will be on your device. Complete Setup and Enjoy the your device.
Note : If something goes wrong then you should Put your Device in DFU Mode and install Public Software from iTunes. Follow the below posts for more info how to put your device in DFU Mode.
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