Apple has officially released full and final version of iOS 10.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. We have brought fully working download links of iOS 10.2 IPSW files for those who want to manually install iOS 10.2 final version on their device or want to keep iOS 10.2 IPSW download links safe for later use. Officially released iOS 10.2 IPSW download links are given below in this post, which you can use to install iOS 10.2 final version on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
Before the release of this final version of iOS 10.2, Apple rolled out a series of iOS 10.2 beta version to test new features before making them officially available to iOS users worldwide. But the iOS beta versions are available to only developers and users who are registered on Apple’s Development program. But now iOS 10.2 along with all new features is officially available for anyone with compatible iOS device to download and install via OTA update or IPSW install methods.
What’s great about iOS 10.2 is that this update is much more than just performance enhancing improvements and bug fixes. It comes with plenty of new features coming for the first time on iOS. Apple went to great lengths to ensure that iOS 10.2 update offers something new to users rather than just fixes and small tweaks. Users can now enjoy greater interactivity with iOS 10.2 installed on their devices. This latest iOS update brings some visual treats along with new features.
Apple has introduced some great new iOS wallpapers in this update. New unicode 9 integration into iOS 10.2 means texting fans can look forward to some charming emoji. As far as previous glitches are concerned, Apple has fixed security bugs, video crashing, lockscreen access and passcode issues.
iOS lockscreen issue has been fixed by removing unnecessary option you used to see on the lock screen of your iOS device. Validation issue has been improved that makes handling media easier. And previous security bug which allowed a person with physical access to an iOS device to unlock the device without the owners approval or notice. Messaging app has also been improved with a number of new features. A new official TV app has also been incorporated into the final version of iOS 10.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. This new TV app has replaced the old Video app. There’s also a TV widget for quickly accessing content. Music app has undergone several UI improvements and comes with new control options.
Download iOS 10.2 Final Version On iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch:
OK, now that you know some of the new changes in iOS 10.2, let’s see how you can update your device on to the latest iOS version to enjoy new features. There are two ways of downloading iOS 10.2 on your compatible device: first is the straightforward OTA (over-the-air) update method. For that, simply head over to Settings > General > Software Update to download the iOS 10.2 update. Make sure your device battery is over 50% charged otherwise OTA update process won’t start. This acts as a check put in place by Apple to make sure that your device doesn’t die down during the installation process. Tap on Download and Install button to start the download process.
There’s another way of downloading and install iOS 10.2 on your device and that is via IPSW links given below. The OTA update method above may be simple and quick but its not without its flaws. Sometimes faulty or broken installation files get downloaded and installed on your device via OTA update resulting in issues later on. But with manual installation method using IPSW download links, there’s no such problem.
Download IPSW link for your device from the links below and save it on PC. Make sure your PC has the latest iTunes installed on it. Also, create a full backup of device data on iTunes or iCloud. Now, connect your device to PC via USB cable and launch iTunes. Click Restore iPhone button on iTunes while pressing and holding the SHIFT key (Windows) or the left Option key (MAC) and select the IPSW file you downloaded from the link below. iTunes will now connect your device to Apple’s servers to verify the firmware version and will start the restoration process. Once completed, restore backup from iTunes or iCloud and that’s all.
Direct Download Links For iOS 10.2 IPSW:
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (WiFi)
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Cellular)
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro (WiFi)
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro (Cellular)
- iPad Air 2 (6th generation WiFi)
- iPad Air 2 (6th generation Cellular)
- iPad Air (5th generation WiFi + Cellular)
- iPad Air (5th generation WiFi)
- iPad Air (5th generation CDMA)
- iPad (4th generation CDMA)
- iPad (4th generation GSM)
- iPad (4th generation WiFi)
- iPad mini 2 (WiFi + Cellular)
- iPad mini 2 (WiFi)
- iPad mini 2 (CDMA)
- iPad mini 3 (China)
- iPad mini 3 (WiFi)
- iPad mini 3 (Cellular)
- iPad mini 4 (WiFi)
- iPad mini 4 (Cellular)
- iPhone 5 (CDMA)
- iPhone 5 (GSM)
- iPhone 5c (CDMA)
- iPhone 5c (GSM)
- iPhone 5s (CDMA)
- iPhone 5s (GSM)
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 7 (iPhone9,1)
- iPhone 7 Plus (iPhone9,2)
- iPhone 7 (iPhone9,3)
- iPhone 7 Plus (iPhone9,4)
- iPhone SE
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