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Download iOS 11 Links & Install On iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6s, 6, SE, 5s, iPad, iPod [Tutorial]

Download iOS 11 Links & Install On iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6s, 6, SE, 5s, iPad, iPod [Tutorial]

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You can now download iOS 11 final links and install on iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6s, 6, SE, 5s, iPad mini 2 and over, and iPod touch 6th-generation. Announced first at WWDC 2017, iOS 11 is Apple’s latest major update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices, brining in a number of new features to one of the world’s most popular mobile platform.

Here’s the iOS 11 compatibility chart to help you determine if your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch device will actually be capable of installing and running iOS 11 final version.

iPhone

  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s

iPad

  • iPad (9.7-inch)
  • iPad Pro (9.7-inch)
  • iPad Pro (12.9-inch)
  • 2017 iPad Pro (12.9-inch)
  • 2017 iPad Pro (10.5-inch)
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPod touch

iPod touch 6th generation

How to download and install iOS 11 [OTA Method]:

The easiest and fastest way to install any iOS update is via OTA update method, but it may not be the best option compared to clean install method (more on that below). In short, if you don’t want to go through the hassle of doing clean install and could live with some performance compromises, iOS 11 OTA update install is the way for you to go with.

Step 1: Navigate to Settings > General > Software Update section on your compatible 64-bit iPhone or iPad device running iOS 10.

Step 2: Now simply wait for for iOS 11 OTA update prompt to show up.

Step 3: Once you see it, as shown in the screenshot above, tap on Download and Install button to begin installing it.

How to download and install iOS 11 [Clean Install Method]:

For the best performance and battery life, we recommend doing a clean install of a major release of iOS like iOS 11. This is because when moving from iOS 10.x to a major version release like iOS 11 via OTA method, the software does tend to leave some older system files from previous version of the OS due to big changes underneath, which in turn could affect performance or battery life of the device.

Note: It’s important to know that this will wipe your device completely. Make sure you have backed up before going ahead with this.

Step 1: First up, you are going to need to update to the latest version of iTunes on your PC or Mac before you continue: Download iTunes 12.7 With iOS 11 Support On Windows And Mac.

Step 2: Next, you are also going to need to download the correct IPSW file which matches the device that you are intending on installing iOS 11 to. You can grab the required IPSW from the list at the end of this article.

Step 3: Now head to Settings > iCloud > Find My iPhone. Make sure you toggle the switch into the OFF position to disable this particular feature.

Step 4: Using the supplied Lightning cable, connect your device to your PC or Mac. If iTunes wasn’t open then it will likely launch. If not, launch it manually if it isn’t already running.

Step 5: Select your connected device from the iTunes interface. This will take you to that particular device in the iTunes software and give you access to new features.

Step 6: You need to do a manual restore rather than an iTunes standard restore. This involves holding down the Alt key on a Mac, or the Shift key on a Windows machine, and then clicking on the Restore iPhone… button. iTunes will then want you to select a specific firmware file to install to the device.

Step 7: Select the IPSW file that you downloaded earlier which is specific to your device. iTunes will now go through the process of installing the clean version of iOS 11 to your device.

As noted earlier, although this is likely to be the best way of installing iOS 11 to your device, which essentially gets you into a clean slate, it does also mean that it will delete all device data and information from the device. Once the process is complete, you will be presented with Apple’s standard setup process which will either let you setup the device as new or restore data from backup.

For connivence, we have linked direct download links of iOS 11.0 from Apple below.

iOS 11 IPSW Download Links:

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