❤ iOS 11.4.1 Update Released for iPhone and iPad [IPSW Download Links]

Apple has released the final version of iOS 11.4.1 to all iPhone and iPad users. The release comes after a period of beta testing, and while a concurrent beta testing program continues for iOS 12.

Separately, Apple has released MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 and Security Update 2018-004 for Sierra and El Capitan along with software updates for Apple TV, HomePod, and Apple Watch users as well.

How to Update to iOS 11.4.1

The simplest way to update to iOS 11.4.1 is through the Software Update function on the iPhone or iPad.

Always backup an iPhone or iPad before installing any software update.

  • Open the “Settings” app on iPhone or iPad
  • Go to “General” then to “Software Update”
  • Choose “Download & Install” when iOS 11.4.1 update shows as available

Optionally, users can also update to iOS 11.4.1 by using a computer with iTunes on a Mac or Windows PC.

If you are currently running the iOS 12 public beta or developer beta than you will not be able to find or download iOS 11.4.1 unless you downgrade first.

iOS 11.4.1 IPSW Firmware Direct Download Links

Advanced users can also choose to update iOS by using IPSW files, which are firmware files downloaded from Apple servers, by using the links below:

iOS 11.4.1 Release Notes

Release notes accompanying the iOS 11.4.1 download are quite brief, mentioning the following:

iOS 11.4.1 includes bug fixes and improves the security of your iPhone or iPad.

This update:

– Fixes an issue that prevented some users from viewing the last known location of their AirPods in Find My iPhone

– Improves reliability of syncing mail, contacts and notes with Exchange accounts

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

Separately, Apple has also released tvOS 11.4.1 for Apple TV, watchOS 4.3.2 for Apple Watch, an update to the HomePod, and the update to macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 along with security updates for the two prior Mac OS X software releases.