iOS 4

Where can I download 4.x firmware files for the iPad 2 (GSM)?

The second generation iPad 3G first shipped with Apple iPhone OS version 4.3 in March 2011 in AT&T Mobility (GSM) and Verizon Wireless (CDMA) compatible models. On your computer, right-click the link below to download the official iPad 2 firmware restore file.

iPad 2 3G (GSM) 4.3.0: iPad2,2_4.3_8F191_Restore.ipsw

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Where can I download 4.x firmware files for the iPad 2 (CDMA)?

The second generation iPad 3G first shipped with Apple iPhone OS version 4.3 in March 2011 in Verizon Wireless (CDMA) and AT&T Mobility (GSM) compatible models. On your computer, right-click the link below to download the official iPad 2 firmware restore file.

iPad 2 3G (CDMA) 4.3.0: iPad2,3_4.3_8F191_Restore.ipsw

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Where can I download 4.x firmware files for the iPad 2 (Wi-Fi only)?

The second generation Wi-Fi only iPad first shipped with Apple iPhone OS version 4.3 in March 2011. On your computer, right-click the link below to download the official iPad 2 firmware restore file.

iPad 2 Wi-Fi 4.3.0: iPad2,1_4.3_8F191_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 Wi-Fi 4.3.1: iPad2,1_4.3.1_8G4_Restore.ipsw

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What is the release date for the iOS 4.3 iPad firmware update?

iOS 4.3 comes to the iPad on Friday March 11, 2011. Apple plans to release the latest mobile operating system update with the iPad 2 on this date. Current iPad owners can update their firmware to iOS 4.3 for free via iTunes.

iOS 4.3 will include several improved features, such as iTunes home sharing, better Safari browser speeds, and AirPlay improvements. iPad users will also have the option of turning the mute switch back into a rotation lock switch.

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iOS 4 iPad Firmware Update Will Be Free

Erroneous reports have surfaced that Apple plans to charge existing iPad owners for the next major operating system upgrade. iPad users have been anxiously waiting for iOS 4 on their devices, which Apple plans to release this fall. The company shipped iPads running iPhone OS 3.2 this spring and specifically stated that iOS 4 would be free.

Apple iPad Firmware Update iOS 4

When asked about the current rumors of a firmware charge Apple of course has no comment, since the question is based on speculation. The fact remains that the iPad firmware licensing agreement contains text guaranteeing iPad users a free update to iOS 4. Not all functions of the new operating system will necessarily work on older generation iPads, but the update will not cost anything.

Apple iPad OS 3.2 Vulnerable to Attacks?

Now that there are three million iPads in the wild around the world, users are anxiously waiting for all of the updated features available in iOS 4 such as multitasking and folders. Apple has already announced that the firmware update will come to the iPad in Fall 2010. This latest mobile operating system launched on June 21 for late-model iPhone and iPod Touch owners.

Apple iPad Security

What iPad fans might not realize is that the latest update to Apple's firmware patches a record 65 security holes and bugs. iPhone OS 3.0 fixed 46 different operating system vulnerabilities when it was launched around a year ago. Approximately half of the patches delivered with iOS 4 corrected serious issues.

What is the release date for the iPhone OS 4.0 / iOS 4 iPad firmware update?

UPDATE: iOS 4.2 comes to the iPad on Monday November 22, 2010 at 10AM PST.

Apple plans to release the new iOS 4 operating system (formerly known as iPhone OS 4) on the iPad in Fall 2010.

iOS 4 will ship on the iPhone 4 starting June 24. Existing iPhone 3G and 3GS customers can get the firmware update on June 21 for free. iPod Touch (except first generation) owners also receive a free upgrade.

As soon as we have more information on a release date for iOS 4 on the iPad we'll let you know.

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