iOS 7 is released for supported iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models, get it while it's hot

Right on cue, the iOS 7 software update has been made available for download. And it isn't just live in a single market. We're getting reports from all over the world, including the US, the UK, Mexico, India, and parts of Europe...
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50 Comments

49. SilverSurfer85

Posts: 28; Member since: Apr 12, 2013

Wifi is recommended if you are still having issues.. Thats how im doing it and it seems to be working fine.

26. Stayfly2407

Posts: 76; Member since: Dec 15, 2011

Verizon Quantum at the house is amazing. 100mbps downloaded iOS7 in 30sec!

35. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You must download a lot of po... Never mind.

29. eddie20850

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

per Apple support page - iTunes and iOS do not support installing backups of newer versions of iOS onto devices using earlier versions of iOS. what does this mean? if I backup prior to upgrading to iOS7, then phone crashes, what then? does the old backup not get onto iOS7 upgraded-phone?

32. structureman116

Posts: 142; Member since: Sep 14, 2010

That is just saying you cannot install a backup of iOS7 on a phone running on iOS6

31. HempHead

Posts: 9; Member since: Dec 12, 2012

Both iPhone 5's (1att & 1 Verizon) have received the update notification and my ipad mini (at&t) I had to actually check for the update but its ready to download as well. iPhone 5 update = 752MB, iPad mini = 736MB.

33. Edmasterog

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

appldnld.apple.com/iOS7/091-9485.20130918.Xa98u/iP​hone3,1_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw here's a link for iphone4 ios7 ipsw file

36. gizmobic

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 18, 2013

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37. janece_b

Posts: 8; Member since: Sep 18, 2013

Thanks a mil

38. domen151

Posts: 34; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

I updated my iPad mini and... I don't like it. I thought that I'd be complaining about the design, but that's not what it bothers me. On iOS 6 everything was so smooth - but now it's laggy (still quick, but laggy). Even rotations aren't smooth! And it looks way, waaay more pixelated than on iOS 6. I hope that they'll at least fix the lag.

40. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

quick and laggy eh?

44. domen151

Posts: 34; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

xD the animations are not as smooth as they were on iOS 6.

42. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1182; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

my ipad mini is having no lag at all, which version of mini do you have?

45. domen151

Posts: 34; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

16gb wifi only. The animations arent smooth :(

50. Shinydesert

Posts: 62; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

I totally agree with you,it feels laggy,not as responsive as iOS6, and animations are not as smooth as before. I am going to do a total reset over the weekend to see if that fixes something, but yes, you are totally right. I won't update my iPhone5.

41. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1182; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

As it turns out pretty good on 4s, no lag at all, far better than my expectations

43. janece_b

Posts: 8; Member since: Sep 18, 2013

Looks like its killing my battery. I was at 71% about 1 1/2 hr ago and not I'm at 40%.

48. SilverSurfer85

Posts: 28; Member since: Apr 12, 2013

If your not on Wifi it probably will. itis recommended that your plugged in if you are doing it OTA...

46. Sakeem

Posts: 856; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Not sure if I like it too much. Guess it takes getting used to. Will use it more tomorrow.

51. shadow432154

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

so it is not compatible with ipod 4th gen well that sucks
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