iOS5 IPSW Direct Download Links

The much awaited iOS5 update for the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 3G/4G, and iPad 1/2. iDevice owners can download and install the update using the latest version of iTunes (v10.5).


Alternatively, iDevice owners can directly download the update from Apple’s server, and then install it manually using iTunes. iPod Touch 3G owners can download iOS5 from here, while 4th generation iPod Touch owners can download iOS5 from here.

AT&T (GSM) iPhone 4 owners can download iOS5 from here, and Verizon’s iPhone 4 customer should head over to this link. iPhone 3GS owners can download the needed IPSW from here. ┬áiPad 1 and iPad 2(GSM) owners, can download iOS5 from here and here respectively. iPad 2 Wi-Fi and CDMA owners can download the iOS5 IPSW file from here and here. Apple also released iOS 4.4 for the Apple TV 2G which can be downloaded from here.

Before downloading the iOS5 IPSW file, users should make sure that they are on a fast and stable internet connection since each IPSW file is >700MB in size.

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  • Ko Thet

    Bro .. I’m facing error of *unknown error 3194* while restoring my ipod touch 4th g .. any idea to solve that problem?

  • Ko Thet

    Bro .. I ‘m facing the problem of unknown error 3194 .. while upgrading my ipod touch 4g .. any suggestion?

  • Keroppi

    not working. NOT compatible download link. :/

  • Anmar

    Nice one i really loved it. It has everything that i want Beside its new features

  • Emily

    Your links don’t work!!!

  • Julie A

    i am having trouble when i am downloading ios5 on my iphone….i keep getting disconnected while it is downloading and an error message…..any ideas to make this process easier?

  • Abhinav

    error 3194 on ipad 2 3g+wifi

  • thanks for providing the links.. those who can’t select which file to download.. can try this site… its a ios firmware download service… or u can add this to your post will help your readers a lot….

  • preciso de ajuda . fiz o jailbreak no meu iphone 4 e agora ele nao quer mais funcionar a operadora . fiz ios 5 mais me parece que antes de fazer o jailbreak tem que salvar a base bande antiga no ipsw mais nao consigo baixar esse ipsw do ios 5 para iphone 4 alguem entende disso para voltar a funcionar o meu iphone 4

  • Nonz

    Hi This is the second time i download the ipad2 zip file from 2 different sites and i cannot find an IPSW file! When I click shift update there arent any with such extension. I tried the show hidden files option, still not there. The file is complete its 700+MB I dont know whats the issue.

  • Kay Kay

    Okay I’m young and confused and all I want to do is update my iphone 3GS to the new IOS 5 software and I’m getting very confused ! Can Anybody please help mee ??

  • ????????

    ok it downloaded for half an hour and it took me to itunes what now