Download and install iOS 13 (public release) for iPhone [IPSW links]

IOS 13 is officially released today. Apple has just released the long-awaited thirteenth version of iOS for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Below we will tell you how to download iOS 13 andinstall it on your iPhone to start using a huge number of new features today, such as dark mode, a new photo and video editor, updated reminder app, maps and much more.

How to download iOS 13 update for iPhone

Before you download the iOS 13 update to your iPhone, read the following important information.

  • iOS 13 compatible devices
  • Backup iOS device

List of compatible devices with iOS 13

iOS 13 supports the following devices:

  • iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE
  • 7th Gen iPod Touch

Warning for jailbreak users

If you use a jailbreak on your iOS device and cannot live without your favorite jailbreak tweaks, we recommend that you do not upgrade to iOS 13 until the jailbreak for iOS 13 is released.

If you still want to update, then you will have to update via iTunes.

Backup iOS device

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Before proceeding with the upgrade, we highly recommend that you back up your device via iTunes or iCloud.

How to download and install iOS 13 over the air (OTA)

Before downloading, connect the device topower source so that the battery does not run out during the update process. Downloading and installing the update may take from several minutes to an hour, depending on the load on the Apple servers and your Internet connection. We also recommend connecting your iPhone to a Wi-Fi local area network for faster updates.

STEP 1. After connecting to Wi-Fi, open the Settings app and press General> Software Update. iOS will automatically check for available updates and let you know that iOS 13 is available.

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Note. If you had a jailbreak, you should install the update using iTunes, since after a jailbreak update by air is usually impossible.

STEP 2. Before You will see a screen with information about all the new features and improvements in iOS 13. Click Download and install, to download the iOS 13 update and install it on your iPhone or iPad.

When the update is downloaded, you will receive a notification. Go back to Settings> General> Software Update and then click Install now to install iOS 13 on your device.

How to install iOS 13 using IPSW files via iTunes

If the iOS 13 update does not come over the airvia WIFI or cellular, you can install it manually by downloading the firmware from the official download links below and use iTunes to manually update iOS. Also, if you do not have enough free space on the device, this method is suitable for you.

Before connecting your device to your computer, make sure you are using the latest version of iTunes.

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If you have the latest version of iTunes installed, proceed to the following steps:

STEP 1. Connect your iOS device to your computer using a USB cable. Wait for iTunes to open and connect to your device.

STEP 2. Click the button with the device icon to the left of the iTunes Store button in the upper left corner of iTunes.

STEP 3: Click “Refresh »without holding down the Option key or the Shift key. If an iOS 13 update is available, it will automatically download and update your device to iOS 13.

STEP 4: You will receive a pop-up message stating that a new update is available. Click on the button "Download and update ". If iTunes does not offer to upgrade to the latest version, then download the firmware file manually using the links from step 5.

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STEP 5: Skip this step if iOS 13 was downloaded in steps 3 and 4.

Download the firmware file for your device,follow the link to download the iOS 13 IPSW file for your iPhone [Please note that the download file is about 2.0 GB depending on your device].

Note. If you download the firmware file using Safari, make sure that the automatic unzip feature is disabled, or use Chrome or Firefox.

Download iOS 13 for iPhone

iOS 13 (iPhone 6s): iPhone_4.7_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone 6s Plus): iPhone_5.5_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone SE): iPhone_4.0_64bit_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone 7 GSM + CDMA): iPhone_4.7_P3_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone 7 Plus GSM + CDMA): iPhone_5.5_P3_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone 7 GSM): iPhone_4.7_P3_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone 7 Plus GSM): iPhone_5.5_P3_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone 8 GSM + CDMA): iPhone_4.7_P3_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone 8 Plus GSM + CDMA): iPhone_5.5_P3_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone 8 GSM): iPhone_4.7_P3_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone 8 Plus GSM): iPhone_5.5_P3_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone X GSM + CDMA): iPhone10.3, iPhone10.6_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone X GSM): iPhone10.3, iPhone10.6_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone XS): iPhone11.2, iPhone11.4, iPhone11.6_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone XS Max (China)): iPhone11.2, iPhone11.4, iPhone11.6_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone XS Max (Global)): iPhone11.2, iPhone11.4, iPhone11.6_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone XR): iPhone11.8_13.0_17A577_Restore. ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone 11): iPhone_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone 11 Pro): iPhone12.3, iPhone12.5_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw
iOS 13 (iPhone 11 Pro Max): iPhone12.3, iPhone12.5_13.0_17A577_Restore.ipsw

After downloading the firmware file, hold down the keyOption (Mac) or Shift (Windows) and click Refresh. Important: click "Update", and not the "Restore iPhone ..." button to avoid restoring the iPhone and reconfiguring the device.

STEP 6. A pop-up message will appear informing you that iTunes will upgrade your device to iOS 13. Click on the button Refresh .

STEP 7: View iOS 13 firmware information. Click on the button. Further . Then click the "I agree", so that to agree with conditions.

STEP 8: iTunes will now download the firmware file (this maytake a lot of time depending on your internet connection, as it can be up to 2.0 GB in size). After downloading the file, the software will be processed and extracted, and then the device will be prepared for the software update and the update will be installed.

STEP 9: Do not disconnect the device until it is finishedupdate. This may take several minutes. Your device will be upgraded to iOS 13 and will reboot once or twice during the installation process. After a successful update, you will see the Hello screen. Follow the onscreen instructions to set up your device.

You can read our post with a list of all the best new features of iOS 13 for iPhone to get the most out of iOS 13.

An update for the iPad will be released on September 24.

Write in the comments did you manage to upgrade to iOS 13?