Last Updated on Feb 24, 2022
We can download the iPSW file from the direct link by using iTunes as an alternate technique. iOS users are using iTunes to download iPSW files for specific cases like interrupted network (Direct download may be stopped at any point and it will not restart again from the stop), Not have enough knowledge about Download file from Apple server in Browser then restore iPhone using iTunes step by step. Default iTunes ipsw file location is the same on one platform.
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Different OS systems Stored iPSW files in different places; here, I will see how to Find iPSW file locations on Sierra, EI Capitan, or Windows.
Step for find Downloaded iPSW file location on Mac MacOS Monterey or Windows
How to change IPSW File download location on Mac?
No, it’s impossible to change the IPSW File download default save path location in iTunes before downloading.
Direct guide on find iPSW file saved location on Mac
Step 1: Open Finder on Mac, From the top menu, go to the Go > Go to folder.
Directory Path: ~/Library/iTunes/
Step 2: Copy the above path and Click on “Go“
That’s it, and This is the location for iPhone/ iPad IPSW download.
And the (iPhone/ iPad/ iPod Touch) iOS software update is here: ~/Library/iTunes/iPhone Software Updates
Here’s the iPhone Software Updates file on Mac’s Finder.
If you aren’t able to see it on the old version Mac, Check it here:
Note: “~” means your home directory
iTunes ipsw file location MacOS High Sierra, EI Capitan: Mac, Windows
iTunes iPSW Location on Windows 10/ 8 or 7
Windows users can find using the different path as of running windows version.
Below is command USERNAME: Your computer Name. Use Profile Name For the multiple accounts in a single machine,
Folder Search Tips: For directly open AppData folder on Mac, type %appdata% in run windows. Start > Run > Type: %appdata%.
Windows 8 & Windows 10: Go to the C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\
Windows 7: C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPhone Software Updates
Windows XP : C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPhone Software Updates
Not able to find downloaded firmware file using iTunes, Get a direct link from below links,
Ping me on any confusion, command not working or unable to find ipsw file location Mac or PC using above solution in your system.