Apple Releases iOS 8.1 Beta 2 IPSW – Direct Download Links

Rafia Shaikh

Apple has just released the latest iOS 8.1 Beta 2 IPSW (build number 12B407) to the registered developers. This is the second beta of iOS 8.1 which is being expected to bring some major features like Apple Pay. The final iOS 8.1 public release is rumored to be on October 20th according to a Bank Innovation reportios 8.1 beta 2 ipsw

iOS 8.1 beta 2 IPSW:

Released for the public on September 17th, iOS 8 was followed by an incremental iOS 8.0.1 update which was plagued by the major bugs like no cellular service. The update was quickly pulled back by the Cupertino and was later followed by iOS 8.0.2 release on September 26th. Apple is now expected to release a major iOS 8.1 update which has already seen its first beta last week on September 29th. The upcoming iOS 8.1 beta 2 IPSW is compatible with:

  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c
  • iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPad 2
  • iPad (third-generation)
  • iPad (fourth-generation)
  • iPad Air
  • iPad mini
  • iPad mini with Retina display
  • iPod touch (fifth-generation)

Here are the iOS 8.1 beta 2 IPSW direct download links. You can only access these if you are a registered developer with the Apple's developer program.


iPod touch:

The upcoming iOS 8.1 will also fix bugs including the date trick loophole that enabled users to install SNES emulators on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch without jailbreaking their devices.

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