It’s a really simple and different method to install iOS 10.3.3 on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch using iTunes and through OTA(Over The Air) software update.
Apple has released official version of iOS 10.3.3 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch which includes bug fixes & security improvements.
iOS 10.3.3 is available for download via an over-the-air update or through iTunes for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. You can update by navigating to Settings app > General > Software Update > Install or you can install iOS 10.3.3 on iPhone using iTunes by connecting your device directly and manually.
iOS 10.3.3 Compatibility
iOS 10.3.3 is compatible with the following iOS devices:
- iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c.
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2
- iPod Touch 6th generation
Here’s how to install iOS 10.3.3 on iPhone/iPad via OTA or iTunes with two different methods.
How to Install iOS 10.3.3 on iPhone Via OTA Software Update:
Go to Settings — General — Software Update and Hit download and Install.
If your device is already jailbroken then the steps mentioned above does not apply. So you need to install directly or manually from iTunes as follows;
How to Install iOS 10.3.3 on iPhone Using iTunes
Connect your device to iTunes (Latest Version) > Select your device> And hit restore if you want clean install iOS 10.3.3 or hit update if you want move from previous iOS version.
It will first download the .ipsw firmware file and it begins with the restore process. But while doing this you need good internet connectivity. If you lose your internet connectivity you cannot resume your download. So it’s better to restore or update your device via iTunes manually.
To install iOS 10.3.3 on your device like iPhone-iPad, Simply Download the .ipsw firmware file for your device from our download page — Open iTunes — Go to Summary of your iPhone — Hit Shift key and Click on Restore iPhone or Update iPhone.
Note: Restore means clean iOS 10.3.3 update. Update means just moving from previous iOS version to iOS 10.3.3 update with no changes in your data.
Now select the downloaded iOS 10.3.3 .ipsw file.
The restoring process takes a while so don’t panic. After rebooting several times your device will be loaded with the latest iOS 10.3.3 software version.
Jailbreakers should stay away from this update as it will lose your jailbreak. Since there is still no jailbreak yet for iOS 10.3.3 and can downgrade your iPhone-iPad from iOS 10.3.3 to iOS 10.3.2 for future jailbreak because Apple might stops signing the iOS 10.3.2 very soon. Downgrading back to iOS 10.3.2 from iOS 10.3.3 will be impossible. As KeenLab has already demoed jailbreak for iOS 10.3.2 so better to stay in lower version if you need jailbreak.
Note: Backup your device before performing this action