You can now download iOS 10.2.1 final version IPSW links for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. After several weeks of developer and public beta testing, Apple has today released iOS 10.2.1 to the general.
It took Apple releasing as many as four individual pre-release seeds to both registered members of developer.apple.com and Apple Beta Software Program, has now deemed iOS 10.2.1 ready for global consumption for all iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users, making it available as an over-the-air download as well as iTunes download with immediate availability.
With iOS 10.2.1 following the public release of iOS 10.2, as a relatively minor point update, technically to assume that it contains nothing more than a number of bug fixes and security enhancements that looks to push iOS forward as a platform.
The limited outward-facing changes or feature additions are also very much telling the fact that had a few beta seeds of iOS 10.2.1 before the final version was pushed live. When concerned new features and functionality, it isn’t unusual to see 5, 6, or even 7 pre-release seeds before this happened.
Although Apple has took its time to release some early release notes with initial betas of iOS 10.2.1, indicating that a small change had been turn over with the new TV app, alongside the new SOS mode that was first introduced with iOS 10.2 to appease a new legislation introduced in India requiring all smartphones to have a panic button option to call emergency services. Other than these, iOS 10.2.1 is all about providing a better user-experience, fixing bugs that have been discovered since the launch of iOS 10.2 and generally making the platform a lot more secure for all choosing to run iOS on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
Those with a compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, who simply wants to be on the latest revision of iOS 10.2 of firmware to class themselves as up-to-date and current, can head on over to the Software Update mechanism in the Settings app (General > Software Update) to grab the iOS 10.2.1 update as OTA download.
Alternatively, anyone experiencing difficulties with your devices, or simply see a refreshed version of iOS as an opportunity for a fresh beginning then you can download the iOS 10.2 IPSW file for your device from below and install a fresh copy using iTunes.
iOS 10.2.1 IPSW Direct Download Links:
- 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
- iPod touch (6th-generation)
Should note that currently there is no jailbreak available for iOS 10.2 or 10.2.1, with last public jailbreak being Yalu + Mach_Portal released for iOS 10.x.x-10.1.1 devices. If jailbreaking is what you want, avoid updating your device to iOS 10.2.1.
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