Sunday, 21 September 2014

How to Install iOS 8 on iPhone

The official release iOS 8 is introduced on September 17th. And you can install the final version right now. So if you can’t wait for a few more days then here are the simple steps to install iOS 8 on your device right now. It is very important to take a backup of your device using iCloud or iTunes. You can refer to this guide if you need any help.

How to download iOS on you iPhone or iPad

Download the appropriate iOS 8 firmware file for your iOS device. Make sure that Apple has designated your device as eligible for iOS 8.

•    You should definitely back up your data, before you start the installation. If  your data is safely backed up, start the download. Your phone is ready for the update. Now your Settings icon will show a little red number over it.
•    Then find the "General" pane. If the iOS 8 update is in there, you will again have a notification.
•    Tap on "Software Update."
•    If you get the update, you will see this screen, except with "iOS 8". Be sure you are connected to reliable Wi-Fi. The download will take some time and energy from your device battery. Click on "Download and Install."
•    Agree to the Terms and Conditions


How to install iOS 8 on iPhone

Download iOS 8 and follow this instructions:

•    Extract the .ipsw file from the dmg file. If you’re on a Mac, double click on the file to mount the dmg file. You will see the new mount under Devices in the Finder app, which has the .ipsw file. If you’re on Windows, you will need to use tools like7-Zip to do this, and will need to open the .hfs inside the .dmg as well. Copy the .ipsw file to your Desktop.
•    Now open iTunes and connect your iPhone, iPad to your computer.
•    Hold down on the option key (Mac) or the shift key (Windows) and click on theCheck for Update button in the Summary tab.
•    Browse to the .ipsw file and select it and wait for the update to finish.
•    If necessary, restore your device from the previous backup and sync with iTunes.

That's it! Enjoy all the advantages of  iOS8!

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