iOS 6.1 Final Released Download Now for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
Finally the long wait is over, the final iOS 6.1 for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad has been released for the public. Apple had seeded first beta of iOS 6.1 back in September followed by five beta releases. Interestingly the last iOS 6.1 beta was released just a day back and upon investigating firmware file many reported that iOS 6.1 beta 5 doesn’t have expiry date or lockdown keys for activation as it does for all other iOS beta firmwares.
Also Apple has breaked their regular release cycle, where final release only comes after gold master (GM) build which usually means the firmware is ready for public release. The today’s iOS 6.1 comes with LTE capabilities to 36 additional iPhone carriers and 23 additional iPad carriers around the world, siri and fondongo integration, ability to download individual songs from iCloud for iTunes match users, button to reset advertising identifier.
You can update your iOS device via OTA update or use iTunes to download iOS 6.1 and update. Note to unlockers, stay away from iOS 6.1 update, jailbreakers already have good news that iOS 6.1 vulnerable to the exploits that Evad3ers team planning to use.
Below is the direct download links of all the firmewares. If you can’t wait for iTunes to pop iOS 6.1 update message and head over to these download links and manually update your iOS device.
iOS 6.1 Direct Download Links
iPad 4 (4th generation Model A1458) – iPad3,4_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 4 (4th generation Model A1459) – iPad3,5_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 4 (4th generation Model A1460) – iPad3,6_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 Wi-Fi – iPad2,1_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 Wi-Fi (Rev A) – iPad2,4_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (GSM) -iPad2,2_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (CDMA) – iPad2,3_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw