Apple released iOS 10.2 with single sign-on technology and new smiles [Direct download links]

Apple has officially released for all users of iOS 10.2, which includes many new and

noteworthy additions.

After a noteworthy series of beta versions, iOS10.2 is now officially available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models compatible with the new software. The updated platform has many new features, including both minor fixes and some major new additions.

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You can see the full list of new features of iOS 10.2 here.

Some new features in the user interface include a new application. "TV", which allows you to play all your purchases in the iTunes store. But the hottest new feature is in the section "Watch now". This is where you can bind all multimedia applications to the application "TV" and get a unique experience viewing all compatible content. It also includes single sign-on technology.

To access a new function and bind a supported TV provider to this function, just go to "Settings"and then find the option TV Provider. A full list of TV content providers will appear,including CenturyLink, Dish, DirecTV, and others. The Single Sign-On feature is available only in the United States (and in Guam).

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Single Sign On features officially appeared inbeta previews in early November, along with tvOS beta 10.2 and 10.1. With it, users of iOS and tvOS can activate their accounts in various services only once, and then the system will automatically activate these services in any application. This function should facilitate the process of entering into multiple accounts, which will allow you to quickly start viewing media content.

According to Apple's listThe following are applications that support Single Sign-On:

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  • A&E (iOS only)
  • Bravo Now (tvOS only)
  • E! Now (tvOS only)
  • Hallmark Everywhere channel (iOS and tvOS)
  • History (iOS only)
  • Lifetime (iOS only)
  • NBC (tvOS only)
  • Syfy Now (tvOS only)
  • Telemundo Now (tvOS only)
  • USA Now (tvOS only)
  • Watch HGTV (iOS and tvOS)
  • Watch Food Network (iOS and tvOS)
  • Watch Cooking Channel (iOS and tvOS)
  • Watch DIY (iOS and tvOS)
  • Watch Travel Channel (iOS and tvOS)

New software also includesa lot of new emoticons, a new widget for the TV application, the SOS function on the iPhone, new wallpapers, new effects in full-screen iMessage mode and much more.

Warning for jailbrokers

Well-known hacker and systems researcherSecurity Luca Todesco (Todesco) warns all jailbrokers to avoid upgrading to 10.2 firmware, as Apple has closed several vulnerabilities, which will make the jailbreak procedure even more difficult for iOS 10.2.

Download links for iOS 10.2 for iPhone

iOS 10.2 (iPhone 5 GSM): iPhone_4.0_32bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPhone 5 GSM + CDMA): iPhone_4.0_32bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPhone 5s GSM): iPhone_4.0_64bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPhone 5s GSM + CDMA): iPhone_4.0_64bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPhone 5c GSM): iPhone_4.0_32bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPhone 5c GSM + CDMA): iPhone_4.0_32bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPhone 6 Plus): iPhone_5.5_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPhone 6): iPhone_4.7_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPhone 6s): iPhone_4.7_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPhone 6s Plus): iPhone_5.5_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPhone SE): iPhoneSE_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPhone 7): iPhone_7_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPhone 7 Plus): iPhone_7Plus_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw

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Download links for iOS 10.2 for iPad

iOS 10.2 (iPad 4 Wi-Fi): iPad_32bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad 4 GSM): iPad_32bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad 4 GSM_CDMA): iPad_32bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Air Wi-Fi): iPad_64bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Air Cellular): iPad_64bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Mini 2 Wi-Fi): iPad_64bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Mini 2 Cellular): iPad_64bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Air China): iPad_64bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Mini 2 China): iPad_64bit_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Mini 3 Wi-Fi): iPad_64bit_TouchID_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Mini 3 Cellular): iPad_64bit_TouchID_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Mini 3 China): iPad_64bit_TouchID_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi): iPad_64bit_TouchID_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Air 2 Cellular): iPad_64bit_TouchID_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Mini 4 Wi-Fi): iPad_64bit_TouchID_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Mini 4 Cellular): iPad_64bit_TouchID_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Pro Wi-Fi): iPadPro_12.9_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Pro Cellular): iPadPro_12.9_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Pro 9.7 Wi-Fi): iPadPro_9.7_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw
iOS 10.2 (iPad Pro 9.7 Cellular): iPadPro_9.7_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw

IOS 10.2 direct links for iPod touch

iOS 10.2 (iPod touch 6G): iPodtouch_10.2_14C92_Restore.ipsw