When completed, the i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod touch will reboot with i OS 11 successfully installed.
Regardless of whether you update to i OS 11 using IPSW as shown here, or using the simpler traditional software update methods in Settings or through i Tunes, the device will be on i OS 11 and ready to go.
Firmware files can be very large in some cases, so it may take some time for your download to complete. In either case, backing-up your content in i Tunes or i Cloud is recommended.
Restoring your device will delete all data and content, including videos, songs, photos, contacts, and other information, and will restore all settings to their factory condition.
For most users, i OS 11 goes well and they are able to enjoy the new interesting features available in i OS 11.
There are mixed reports of poor battery life after i OS 11 update, but most of those energy issues can be resolved with a few simple tips if need be.
Some of the programmers who work on this site have put together the uk recommended firmwares, which include the third party fixes for many issues that Topfield has yet to resolve.
In particular, the firmwares available from this page all include the necessary fixes for channel scanning issues, otherwise known as “NITfix,” which are essential to ensure that channels appear on the correct numbers. We strongly urge that you use the uk recommended firmware on your PVR.
You need a computer with software to perform the update, a USB A to B cable — that’s the same sort used to link a PC to a printer - and the firmware file itself.
The update can be performed automatically using our Firmware Loader tool, or manually; instructions for both methods are provided on this page.
In general, using IPSW to update i OS system software is considered advanced and is therefore only appropriate for more technically competent individuals.
Nonetheless, it’s not terribly complicated and just about anyone can perform the procedure should they need to, if they follow instructions properly.
The uk recommended firmware version is 5.13.65T for a TF5800 or 5.15.09T for a TF5810.