Download iOS 4.2 Firmware – Iphone 4 Update

Good news for Iphone 4 users waiting for iphone 4 unlock on iOS 4.1 . Apple has released the iOS 4.2 final version for all iDevices [ipad , iphone 4 , ipod touch ] . We are waiting for the green signal from Iphone Dev Team before you can start updating your device , jailbreak and then unlock it using UltraSn0w . iOS 4.2.1 GM version can be jailbroken using RedSn0w , but we need to wait and see if Apple has added anything to block the jailbreak in the final release made today .

iOS-4.2 download

iOS 4.2 Compatibility :

  • iPhone 3G iPhone 3GS iPhone 4
  • iPod touch 2nd generation iPod touch 3rd generation iPod touch 4th generation
  • iPad

How to Download ?

Just connect your device with your computer and launch iTunes . iTunes will then sync your device and an update to iOS 4.2 alert will pop-up [shown in the image below].

ios 4.2 upgrade download pop up

If you have turned off the update alert , just select your device and click check for updates as shown in the image below.

ios 4.2 update

After the update , your device will reboot followed by this alert. You can then goto Settings About and scroll down to Version to check your iOS which should be now 4.2.1. ios 4.2 upgraded

Please Note that the update will be available for your account now or anytime in the next 24 – 48 hrs .

Direct Download links for iOS 4.2 .ipsw Files

You can read all the iOS 4.2 Features in our earlier post . One added feature in the new update is free MobileMe for all devices on iOS 4.2 . MobileMe [Find My iPhone] helps to locate lost iphone 4 and was a paid service until now . I have written about MobileMe and how you can set it up on your iphone ipod touch or ipad in this post . Hopefully the unlock for baseband 02.10.04 will be released in a few days [waiting for updates].

Important : You must Save your SHSH Blobs before upgrading to iOS 4.2.1 . If you need unlock for your device , dont upgrade to ios 4.2.1 now .

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