iOS 11 and iOS 11.0.3 IPSW links are now available to download and install the OS on your compatible iPhone/iPad. Some of the compatible devices include latest iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPod 6th generation, and iPad mini2 among several others. The new iOS was first announced at the WWDC 2017 and is the latest major upgrade of the iOS for new iPhones and iPads. This update also comes with quite a few new features that will help new iPhone experience to get even better.
Here is a complete guide on how you can download and install these latest iOS versions to a compatible device be it iPhone, iPad or an iPod Touch. It is also recommended that before proceeding with the install, you should have complete backup of the device. Both iCloud and iTunes backups would work just fine.
Let’s get on with the installation process.
Installing iOS 11/iOS 11.0.3 On Compatible iPhone/iPad [OTA Update]
Probably the simplest option available to you, you can install the latest iOS update to your device using OTA update. However, clean install is preferable for many. But if you want to keep things simple then you should prefer this method over the clean installation. Here are the steps you need to follow for installing new iOS using this method.
- Open Settings and go to Software Update area in General Settings on your iPhone/iPad that is currently running iOS 10.
- Wait foriOS 11.x OTA update prompt to appear on the screen.
- When it does, tap Download & Install button and the installation will begin automatically.
Installing iOS 11/iOS 11.0.3 On Compatible iPhone/iPad [Clean Install]
If you want to make sure that nothing goes wrong with your device and it continues to perform at optimal level then it is recommended that you go for clean install. OTA update might leave behind some traces of the previous system and this may affect the performance of your device overall.
So, if you are looking forward to getting best battery life and performance, here is how you can clean install the latest version of iOS from Apple.
Update 1: iOS 11.0.1 is available now. We’ve updated the above post for reflecting the change.
Update 2: The beta 1 of iOS 11.1 has been released by Apple for the developers as well as beta testers. It can be accessed here: Apple Releases iOS 11.1 Public Beta 1 – Download Now
Update 3: Apple has released iOS 11.0.2
Update 4: iOS 11.1 beta 2 is available for download now.
Update 5: iOS 11.0.3 available for download now and the post has been updated for reflecting all the changes