iOS 10.2 download goes available for iPhone and iPad users with plenty of new features. Apple released an iOS 10.2 update after briefly testing it with developers and public beta testers. We have been using iOS 10.2 beta download on our devices to test the upcoming features for iPhone and iPad users.
Apple has focused on further tweaking the iOS 10 with iOS 10.2 download update. They have included few new wallpapers, and range of new emojis for iPhone/iPad users. Furthermore, Apple has unveiled the Preserve Camera setting to allow iOS users to actively take powerful shots. While many of these features were already debuted at iOS 10 launch ceremony, Apple has packed a new SOS feature for iPhone users.
Update: The iOS 10.3 beta download begins here for iPhone and iPad devices. You can get the iOS 10.3 beta update for your iOS device without UDID or developer account.
The new SOS feature is currently only available in India due to their upcoming legislative which requires Apple to include handier SOS feature on all range of iPhone devices. The new SOS feature can be enabled by pressing power button five times, and it will alert the agencies. We are still not sure how this panic button is going to work for Indian users, but according to reports, Apple will collaborate with their security forces to implement the panic button feature.
How to Get iOS 10.2 Download for iPhone / iPad:
You can easily download iOS 10.2 update on your devices. Apple has issued the iOS 10.2 download links for public users. You can get iOS 10.2 download using both OTA update and iTunes Software update utility. The direct iOS 10.2 IPSW download links are mentioned below. You can use them to download iOS 10.2 update for your devices.
However, we would suggest you to use the OTA update. It allows you to easily download iOS 10.2 update without getting stuck with extra procedures. Here is how you can get iOS 10.2 download using OTA feature:
Step 1: Backup your iPhone/iPad using iTunes or iCloud
Step 2: Make sure your device have 60% battery or connect it with charging.
Step 3: Connect with strong internet connection to download iOS 10.2 update directly on iPhone/iPad.
Step 4: Go to Settings -> General -> Software Update
Step 5: The iOS 10.2 download will show there, and you can download it through the utility.
Step 6: That’s it.
You can quickly install iOS 10.2 update on your device using the above mentioned steps. However, if you’re already running an iOS 10.2 beta update then you might have to use the iTunes method. The final iOS 10.2 version is similar to iOS 10.2 GM build and you won’t be able to see the update in Software Update utility.
Direct iOS 10.2 Download IPSW Links:
Download iOS 10.2 Links:
- Download iOS 10.2 for 12.9-inch iPad Pro (WiFi)
- Download iOS 10.2 for 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Cellular)
- iOS 10.2 download for 9.7-inch iPad Pro (WiFi)
- iOS 10.2 download for 9.7-inch iPad Pro (Cellular)
- Download iOS 10.2 for iPad Air 2 (6th generation WiFi)
- iOS 10.2 download for iPad Air 2 (6th generation Cellular)
- iOS 10.2 download for iPad Air (5th generation WiFi + Cellular)
- Download iOS 10.2 for iPad Air (5th generation WiFi)
- iOS 10.2 download for iPad Air (5th generation CDMA)
- Download iOS 10.2 for iPad (4th generation CDMA)
- iOS 10.2 download for iPad (4th generation GSM)
- iOS 10.2 download for iPad (4th generation WiFi)
- Download iOS 10.2 for iPad mini 2 (WiFi + Cellular)
- iPad mini 2 (WiFi)
- iPad mini 2 (CDMA)
- iPad mini 3 (China)
- iPad mini 3 (WiFi)
- iPad mini 3 (Cellular)
- iPad mini 4 (WiFi)
- iPad mini 4 (Cellular)
- iPhone 5 (CDMA)
- iPhone 5 (GSM)
- iPhone 5c (CDMA)
- iPhone 5c (GSM)
- iPhone 5s (CDMA)
- iPhone 5s (GSM)
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 7 (iPhone9,1)
- iPhone 7 Plus (iPhone9,2)
- iPhone 7 (iPhone9,3)
- iPhone 7 Plus (iPhone9,4)
- iPhone SE
- iPod touch (6th-generation)
As mentioned before, Apple has released the iOS 10.2 download links for everyone. You can download the desired iOS 10.2 IPSW firmware for your device, and later use iTunes to update your device.
How to Install iOS 10.2 on iPhone/iPad using iTunes:
The process itself is very easy and basic. If you have used iTunes in the past, you already know how to restore/update your device to iOS 10.2 firmware using the IPSW file.
Step 1: Download iOS 10.2 IPSW file from above mentioned links.
Step 2: Make sure it is in IPSW format, however, if it is in ZIP format you can extract it to get IPSW file format.
Step 3: Connect your device to a PC / macOS machine, and launch iTunes.
Step 4: Make sure you have a working internet connection on your computer, because iTunes need to communicate with Apple Servers to activate your device.
Step 5: Go to your device menu page on iTunes, and look for “Update” button.
Step 6: Press and Hold Options/Shift button and click on Update button, it will open the window to select the downloaded IPSW.
Step 7: Select the iOS 10.2 IPSW file which you downloaded earlier, and leave iTunes. It will automatically install the iOS 10.2 update on your device.
Note: If you are running iOS 10.2 beta on your device and wants to update to final version then you have to go with “Restore” button. It will completely remove the data from your device and fresh install the iOS 10.2 update. Furthermore, you may have to disable iCloud before restoring your device.
iOS 10.2 Goes Available And Still No Jailbreak:
If you want to jailbreak iOS 10, then you need to avoid updating to latest iOS 10.2 firmware. Because we are yet to hear any chatter about the iOS 10.2 jailbreak compatibility from Pangu or Taig. There are chances that iOS 10.1.1 will receive the jailbreak compatibility.
However, if you are not interested in Jailbreak, you can always update your device to latest iOS 10.2 firmware. You can use the above mentioned steps to get iOS 10.2 download on your iPhone/iPad.