After unveiling the final 6th-generation iOS smartphone called it the new iPhone 5, Apple has announced for the official release of the latest iOS 6 firmware will be made available on September 19th for public consumption.
As promised Apple has released iOS 6 for download and in order to grab it you have to go to Settings > General > Software Update for an OTA (over-the-air) update. iOS 6 brought all the 200+ new features, apps, and doodads on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Apple’s iOS 6 IPSW comes with a few major updates, like the Maps app with a new design, turn-by-turn navigation for Siri supported devices and added a 3D “Flyover” mode. Apple is now using the maps from Tom Tom rather than Google, means among other things that if you want transit directions, or you’ll need to downloaded a separate app.
iOS 6 gets the PassBook, as promised that organize your digital coupons, movie tickets and loyalty cards; Siri can now bring up scores and Yelp reviews as well. Next will be the Facebook iOS 6 integration, you FB account, like your Twitter account, can now be integrated directly into the iOS. So that you can seamlessly sahre photso and web pages directly to your profile from most anywhere on the phone.
Being an iPhone 4S and iPad 2 owner I am a bit eager to know about the exciting new features like Maps, PassBook, Facebook integration and the Siri. But before you get into it, it’s important to ensure you carry out the upgrade perfectly to avoid any data loss and on. The final version of its latest and greatest mobile operating system, and you can grab it right now from the direct links provided at the foot of this post. and you can also find the how to step-by-step guide on installing iOS 6 on your iPhone, Ipad or iPod touch which are listed below are supported with the latest software update.
How-to install iOS 6 on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch in the perfect way:
First of all download and install iTunes 10.7 from here. This is required by the final version of iOS 6. If you are jailbroken, then installing via iTunes is the best choice, by downloading iOS 6 direct links below.
Fresh installation can be made like this (not jailbroken), download iOS 6, and in iTunes, Windows users have to hold down the SHIFT key on your PC or Option key on Mac, which will enable you to browse to the downloaded firmware file.
Note: iOS 6 and corresponding updates are currently only installable on the following devices:
- iPhone 5 GSM
- iPhone 5 CDMA
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 4 GSM
- iPhone 4 CDMA
- iPhone 3GS
- iPad – 3rd-generation (GSM, CDMA, WiFi)
- iPad 2 (GSM, CDMA, WiFi)
- iPod touch 4th-generation
- iPod touch 5th-generation
Once installed, you’ll be ready to enjoy the goodness offered by the new iOS 6. You can also follow this how to step-by-step guide on jailbreaking iOS 6 on limited A4 devices using Redsn0w on supported iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch 4th-generation and install Cydia on iOS 6.