Live now! Apple has started rolling out iOS 8.1 download links which was been on the cards for a while now, and the major key feature in this release has long been focused on the Apple Pay, this rather significant update has plenty of other enhancements underneath. Now, after a few weeks wait of anticipation, it is been prime and ready for download, and as well as direct firmware links for every single iOS 8.1-ready device. Grab the new iOS release after the leap.
iOS 8.1, brings a slightly new feel of the prior iOS 8 software update. With Apple having made several key improvements across the platform, and in no time came through a bunch on new inclusions. First off, the new, convinient and contactless Apple Pay infrastructure officially gets the opportunity to make its mark, the Mac maker has quite a bit elsde gearing up on this particular update.
iCloud Drive, will be another best feature that allow iCloud users to store numerous files as they would on, Dropbox, Google Drive or Microsoft’s OneDrive. The iCloud as far as we know about is more of a back up infrastructure that permits users to retain settings, photos, messages and the like of OS X and iOS, but with the iCloud Drive, will finally be able to store, manage and browse their files as they would in Finder.
Features other than that, the iOS 8.1 firmware includes SMS Handoff, Instant Hotspot (Continuity feature that works with Yosemite), iCloud Photo Library, forgot to say about the return of the Camra Roll and the usual assembly of bug fixes, have also been packed into this very anticipated early update. Download and install iOS 8.1 via over-the-air (OTA), or you can also pick this IPSW update files below and take the iTunes route, manually.
Reminder, every iPhone except iPhone 4 and from 4s onwards are supported by iOS 8.1 installation, and the same goes with the iPad barring the very first generation model. iPod touch 5G (fifth-gen) supportive as well, so, you can now grab the newly-dropped software.
Note: If you’re on the iOS 7 and jailbroken your device and want a jailbreak, then stay away from the new release. Once you update you will not be able to jailbreak at this point in time, and also no going back to the previous iOS 7.1.2 (Apple stopped signing it). Downgrade, not possible!
iOS 8.1 Download Links:
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