Apple has released iOS 11 GM download OTA update for Golden Master IPSW build links for all supported iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The latest is available right now for anyone with the required access and account privileges.
It also means that this release of the Golden Master seeds signal the fact that Apple and its team engineers are finally happy with iOS 11 as a platform in terms of stability and performance.
The iOS 11 GM release also signifies Apple’s intention to push out a full and final version of the platform. Set to go live on September 19 to be exact, Tuesday is the week day. It all means that the global public will have full access to everything (changes) within iOS 11 across all compatible 64-bit iPhone, iPad, iPod touch hardware. The release however, has marked the end of a prolonged pre-release period dating back to early June.
Indeed, iOS 11 is an extremely interesting release for Apple. It’s not only going out-of-the-box firmware installed on the just announced new iPhone falgships. It also crammed full of new features, refinements, improvements and whatever you call them, have all been put in place to introduce and promote a positive user-experience.
Wait! With iOS 11 compatibility being only for Apple’s 64-bit devices, meaning that users should get a positive experience with a highly polished performance. and 32-bit apps not supported.
It seems Apple has really gone to town with iOS 11. Users are able to experience things like drag and drop and some improved multitasking abilities on iPad. Experiences there are also new intros of a dedicated Files app which gives access to local storage, iCloud files, and even third-party files hosted in Dropbox. Box also included alongside Screenshots and note taking have been dramatically improved with instant access to a powerful markup feature.
Apple has also lived up with the expectations by introducing peer-to-peer payments through iMessage using Apple Pay. All-in-all, iOS 11’s experience is an extremely impressive and worthwhile update that should instantly gain traction and success across million of devices globally.
Apple will likely to start process ou updating iOS 11 to version 11.0.1 almost immediately. The Golden Master build is available to download and install right now on developer devices. From Settings > General > Software Update, or through developer.apple.com.
If you need a guide/tutorial? You can find details on how to install it here: Download iOS 11 GM (Golden Master) & Install On iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6s, 6, SE, 5s, iPad, iPod touch.
Update x1: Here are iOS 11 GM IPSW download links from Apple:
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6s, iPhone 6
- iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone SE, iPhone 5s
- iPad Pro (10.5-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (2nd generation)
- iPad (9.7-inch)
- iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3
- iPad Pro (9.7‑inch)
- iPad Pro (12.9‑inch)
- iPad Air, iPad mini 2
- iPod touch (6th generation)
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