Officially, Apple has flipped the switch. You can now download iOS 8 final version from the direct links provided below. Availability of iOS 8 means that users with compatible devices can start to process over-the-air updates to their iPhone or ipad to get started with the latest iteration of iOS.
Alternatively, the live download links are also made available for anyone who prefers to manually restore, or craft a full back-up of the device before restoring to the latest, and greatest version of iOS.
Apple has officially released iOS 8 for download.
iOS 8 delivers a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience with new Messages and Photos features, predictive typing for Apple’s QuickType keyboard and Family Sharing. iOS 8 also includes the new Health app, giving you a clear overview of your health and fitness data and iCloud Drive, so you can store files and access them from anywhere. With more than 4,000 new APIs, iOS 8 allows developers to further customize the user experience with major extensibility features and robust frameworks such as HealthKit and HomeKi
For Jailbreak users: It is important to note that there is currently no jailbreak available for iOS 8. Jailbroken on iOS 7.1.2 and like your jailbreak, it is better not to update to today’s iOS 8 release.
Caution: If you update your jailbroken iPhone, iPad to iOS 8, downgrading back to iOS 7.1.2 won’t be possible once signing window is closed by Apple.
The power of iOS 8 perhaps lies behind that general public can’t see. As part of the refresh Apple has introduced a number of powerful frameworks and developer facing tools that will allow for the creation of a new breed of innovative and powerful applications. iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users may not get to interact with those tools and frameworks, but will obviously feel the benefit when apps using Notification Center widgets or new keyboard layouts start to land in the App Store in the coming hours, days and weeks.
Final words: The latest .IPSW firmware update will be available to anyone who buys a compatible iOS powered device like the iPhone 4s, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPod touch 5G, iPad 2, 3, 4, iPad Air, iPad mini, Retina iPad mini will also be able to get in on the action. iOS 8 will also be compatible with the fifth-generation iPod touch, but left behind will be the iPhone 4 with no iOS 8 support.
In particular, those who purchased an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will get iOS 8 out-of-the-box.
Download iOS 8 Links: (for fresh Restore using iTunes)
iOS 8 OTA Update:
Want any help in installing iOS 8 on your device the fair way, follow ourt guide on how-to do so:
Download iOS 8 Final And Install On iPhone 5s, 5c, 5, 4S, iPad, iPod touch [How-To Tutorial]