Download iOS 8 (final) & jailbreak

Today is a BIG day for iOS device users. Your are fortunate to feel Apples new iOS 8 fetures with your device. Onwards today (September 17), you can download iOS 8 for your former iDevice, compatible with iOS 8. But Apple has already released iOS 8 devices (iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus) before they release the iOS 8 to the public.

History of iOS 8

  • Apple announced iOS 8 & introduced beta version of  it on 2nd June 2014 at annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC)
  • iOS beta 2 was released June 17, 2014
  • iOS beta 3 was released July 8, 2014
  • iOS beta 4 was released July 21, 2014
  • iOS beta 5 was released  August 4, 2014
  • The Golden Master (GM) version of iOS 8 was released to developers on September 9, 2014
  • September 17, 2014 the iOS 8 final released to the public

What are the compatible devices for iOS 8 download?

If you have iDevice  list below, you can upgrade your device with downloading iOS 8 & achieve to new look of the device

  • iPhone 5s / iPhone 5c / iPhone 5 / iPhone 4s / iPhone 4
  • iPad Air / iPad (4th generation) / iPad (3rd generation) / iPad 2
  • iPad Mini 1st & 2nd generations
  • iPod Touch (5th generation)

Rather than above devices iOS 8 comes with newly released iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus as pre installed

How to download & install iOS 8 for compatible devices

There are several ways to download & install iOS 8 for your iDevice. Choose one of them & enjoy with new features of iOS 8

Method (i)

  1. In your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch  go “Settings” –> “General” –> “Software Update”
  2. Download new iOS 8

Method (ii) – using a computer

  1. Dounload & install latest iTunes version (iTune 11) to the computer
  2. Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to the computer via USB cable
  3. New firmware iOS 8 availability message will appear
  4. Click the “Download and Install” button

Method (iii) – using a computer

  1. Download iOS 8 firmware directly to the computer
  2. Open iTunes and connect your iDevice via USB cable
  3. Select your idevice from the navigation panel on iTunes
  4. Hold down the “Shift” (For Windows) or “Alt/Option” (For Mac) key and hit the restore button
  5. Browse and select the downloaded iOS 8 IPSW file in the computer

jailbreak iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch device which updated to the iOS 8

After successfully installed iOS to the your device, it is true, everyone want to get Cydia for the device. There fore you have to seek for jailbreak iOS 8. There are few developers awaiting  to release, tool for jailbreak iOS 8 devices. But at this time there is no any jailbreak for iOS 8. Don’t worry! it will be comming soon.. why not you enjoy with your new iOS 8 device until that happen.

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