Install iOS 8 in iPhone 5/5S/5C, iPhone 4S and iPad. Now you can install iOS 8 in your iPhone and iPad that’s run iOS 7 till this day. From here you will have to download iOS 8. iPSW file in your desktop. Take backup of whole iPhone or iPad using iTunes or iCloud. Then start installation of iOS 8 in your iPhone.
After complete installation process, restore old backup of your iPhone now. Now you have new recent updated iOS 8 in your iPhone and iPad with all data. So let’s start to install iOS 8 in your old version of iPhone and iPad, that’s compatible with list of apple device declared by apple officially.
Must do instruction and Requirements for iOS upgrade with iOS 8
Recently iOS 8 available in GM mode, that only for iOS registered developers till 17 September. But it will be available for public users after 17 September.
Important Update: Unfortunately iPhone 4 out of list in supported/ Compatible iOS 8 Devices. So iOS 8 .ipsw file not available on apple server.
Don’t miss to see you iPhone model included in compatible iDevice list with iOS 8 or note. Otherwise your phone will arise many problems like hanging, Auto sleep and Battery problem and more.
Take whole iPhone and iPad backup on iCloud via iTunes
Update your iTunes with latest version. In recent update on iTunes version is 11.4. Ongoing iTunes 12 beta version available but don’t need to update for iTunes 12.
Download iOS 8 .ipsw file in your iPhone and iPad
Direct download link for iOS 8 .ipsw file for Install iOS 8 in iPhone 5/5S/5C, iPhone 4/4S and iPad.
Steps to install iOS 8 in iPhone 5/5S/5C, iPhone 4/4S and iPad
From the above download link you will have to .dmg (disk image) file. After extracting this file your will get .ipsw file that can be install in your iPhone or iPad via iTunes.
But here .dmg file extracting process should be different for Different platform like windows and Mac system.
- For Mac: Tap the double click, you will get .ipsw file in finder app. Just copy it (.ipsw file) and paste it on your desktop.
- For window: By using 7 – Zip setup, you can extract .hfs inside, .ipsw file. Copy .ipsw file to your desktop.
Now you have .ipsw file for iOS 8. Then open iTunes and connect your iDevice (iPhone 5/5S/5C and iPhone 4/4S) with lighting cable.
Tap and Hold on option key (For Mac) and Shift key (For Window). Choose Check for update button from top iTunes tab.
Browse .ipsw file from your desktop (For windows and Mac). Wait for auto Update process. After completing update you will get message, your device updated successfully.
You want all data in your new updated iOS 8, and then restore all data from previous backup taken in your iTunes. Any help to restore iCloud backup then see apple help desk here
Now you’re done, successfully install iOS 8 in iPhone 5/5S/5C, iPhone 4/4S and iPad. Comment in below how this post helps deliver to you from US, any problem on upgrade old iOS and install iOS 8 in iPhone 5/5S/5C, iPhone 4/4S and iPad so comment in below.