Apple has released the final version of iOS 11.2.5 for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod users around the world. Here's what is new and how to download it.
iOS 11.2.5 is Now Available for Download. Mainly an Important Bug Fix Release Recommended for All.
After seeding several betas to developers and public beta testers, the final version of iOS 11.2.5 is now available to download for everyone around the world. The update is compatible with 64-bit devices, which means if you have an iPhone as old as the 5s, you can install it over the air without any problem.
The complete changelog of the update as per the OTA screen is as follows:
Obviously, apart from what is written above, there are bound to be more changes under the hood, with most of them focusing on doubling down on security and squashing bugs across the board.
Is it recommended that you install the update right now? Obviously. And we will show you how you can get into action straight away.
Download iOS 11.2.5 Over the Air.
This is singlehandedly the best method of installing any iOS update. As long as you are on WiFi and have more than 50% battery on your device, just navigate to Settings > General > Software Update, and then tap on the big Download and Install button. Your device will restart and you'll be running the latest update in a matter of minutes.
Clean Install iOS 11.2.5 Using iTunes.
Planning to do a fresh install of iOS on your iPhone or iPad? That option is available to you as well. But do keep in mind that you will lose all your files and settings, therefore take a backup of everything using iTunes or iCloud. Once you are done, download the IPSW file for your device from the links below and then follow the tutorial posted here: How to Clean Install iOS 11.2.5 on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
Download iOS 11.2.5 Final IPSW File.
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8, iPhone 7
- iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone SE, iPhone 5s
- iPhone 6s, iPhone 6
- iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6 Plus
- iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd-Generation)
- iPad 5
- iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2
- iPad Pro 9.7-inch
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch
- iPad Air, iPad mini 2
- iPod touch (6th-Generation)
Please make sure you do install this update on your device if you want to experience your iPhone or iPad in its top-notch state. Jailbreak users should stay away from this, especially if you are in the territory of iOS 11.1.