Apple iOS 5 for iPhone iPod Touch & iPad Released

After months of developer and beta release finally iOS 5 is available for download to public. First announced by Steve Jobs at WWDC 2011 on June 6, iOS 5 has come long way from 6 beta releases and one Gold master build release. Tom Cook, CEO of Apple speaking at Let’s talk event confirmed about iOS 5 final release on October 12th.

Now that iOS 5 is released and available for download for iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod Touch 4G, 3G, iPad 1 & iPad 2 you must make sure to first download and update iTunes 10.5 for Windows & Mac OS X. Then follow the below download links present at end of articles to download iOS 5 ISPW files respective to your iOS device.

iOS 5 brings about 200 changes and many new features to iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad.  Few major changes are listed below for your reference.

iCloud – Store, Restore or back your iOS device data on Apple iCloud service.

PC free- Wireless sync is now possible with iOS 5 and iTunes 10.5

Notification – iOS 5 offer new intuitive and annoyance free push notifications

iMessage – Encrypted secure messaging service.

Camera Improvements, Improved calendar

Twitter Integration, Newsstand and subscriptions, Split keyboard

And much more.

Download iOS 5 Direct Download Link

Download Links from Apple Server

Download iTunes 10.5 for Windows & Mac OS X

Check out our How to Update to iOS 5 Guide & Video Tutorial

Third party server and torrent links.

iPad 2 (CDMA) iOS 5 GM (iPad2,3_5.0_9A334_Restore.ipsw) 721.32 MB [Download Torrent]

iPad 2 (GSM) iOS 5 GM (iPad2,2_5.0_9A334_Restore.ipsw) 716.06 MB [Download Torrent]

iPad 2 (WiFi) iOS 5 GM (iPad2,1_5.0_9A334_Restore.ipsw) 707.14 MB [Download Torrent]

iPad iOS 5 GM (iPad1,1_5.0_9A334_Restore.ipsw) 700.25 MB [Download Torrent]

iPhone 4 (CDMA) iOS 5 GM (iPhone3,3_5.0_9A334_Restore.ipsw) 781.84 MB [Download Torrent]

iPhone 4 (GSM) iOS 5 GM (iPhone3,1_5.0_9A334_Restore.ipsw) 774.33 MB [Download Torrent]

iPhone 3G[S] iOS 5 GM (iPhone2,1_5.0_9A334_Restore.ipsw) 668.71 MB [Download Torrent]

iPod Touch 4 iOS 5 GM (iPod4,1_5.0_9A334_Restore.ipsw) 761.58 MB [Download Torrent]

iPod Touch 3 iOS 5 GM(iPod3,1_5.0_9A334_Restore.ipsw)  637.24 MB [Download Torrent]

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Reader Comments

i downloaded the ios5 file from the above link for ipod 3rd gen. But when i try to restore it says that this file is not supported by this firmware.

please help me out
thanks :)

Written By Siddharth
on January 19th, 2012

it did the same to my iphone 3gs
please help

Written By Luke
on February 18th, 2012

I downloaded the link for the ipod touch 3g but when i insert it itunes says “ipd touch could not be restored because the file was not compatible

Written By Kaamil
on March 3rd, 2012