Thursday, August 18, 2011

How to Restore iPhone or iPad with given ipsw file

We can get the latest beta iOS version from apple iOS Dev Center page 

Currently iOS 5 beta 5 Downloads are available.. Download the needed image for our device..

Also read the 'Read ME section' in that page..
This version of iOS is intended only for installation on development devices registered with Apple's Developer Program. Attempting to install this version of iOS in an unauthorized manner could put your device in an unusable state, which could necessitate an out of warranty repair.

#. We will get ipsw file from the downloaded dmg file (double click the dmg image)
#. To restore the iOS
   1. open iTunes,
   2. connect the device
   3. select device and click Restore Button in the summary page by holding the alt or option button in the keyboard.
   4. choose the ipsw file you downloaded..

FYI: --> Library --> iTunes --> iPad/iPhone SoftwareUpdates   here you can see the last restored ipsw file..

To update our device OS

From the device, We can do wireless updates, go to settings > General > Software Update


  1. You have a another simple, easy-to-use tool to do that.
    FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery, support all iOS device and restore the contents from iPhone and iPad, even from iTunes/iCloud backup.

  2. The solution you provide help me a lot and more effecitively, we can have a try for text

  3. You can try iPhone Data Recovery iOS System Recovery to install iPSW without iTunes. It will be much easier to restore your device.