Download iOS 5.0.1 IPSW

Apple has seeded iOS 5.0.1 ipsw for all users . iOS 5.0.1 ipsw is available for download on the following devices . iPhone 4S , iPhone 4 , iPhone 3GS , iPad 1 and iPad 2 , iPod Touch 4 , iPod Touch 3G .

download ios 5.0.1 ipsw

iOS 5.0.1 Firmware Features :

  • Fixes bugs affecting battery life
  • Add multi-tasking gestures on iPad
  • Improves voice recognition for Australian users
  • Resolves bugs with documents in Cloud

How to download and install iOS 5.0.1 Firmware :

There are three ways to download and install iOS 5.0.1 . These methods are explained below with step by step process .

  • Method 1 : Launch iTunes and go to Help > Check for Updates . Make sure your device is connected with the USB cable . See the image below itunes_update
  • Method 2 : If your device is already running iOS 5 , you can go to Settings > general > Software Update . Your device will now check for available updates on Apple Server through your home WiFi . This is a preferred method of upgrading your device as the download size is very small . For iOS 5.0.1 the update is merely 45 MB where as for Method 1 and Method 3 , the entire ipsw file of size over 650MB is downloaded for installation . download ios 5.0.1 ipsw file
  • Method 3 : Direct download the iOS 5.0.1 ipsw file on your computer and use SHIFT + Update method to install the firmware files on your device .  The ipsw files can later be used for jailbreaking using Redsnow and Snowbreeze . Here are the direct download links for iOS 5.0.1 ipsw .

Stay tuned as we bring you the tutorials to jailbreak iPhone 4 iOS 5.0.1 firmware using Snowbreeze [Windows] and Redsn0w [Mac] .