iOS 10.3 Download

iOS 10 has to be one of the most updated of all iOS versions, with Apple throwing updates our way at regular intervals. The reason for this is two fold, first to keep iOS 10 running smoothly and as free of bugs as possible and, second, to thwart the jailbreakers. To that end iOS 10.3 has now been released and is ready for download right now. There are three ways to download iOS 10.3, all listed below.

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iOS 10.3 Features :

  • The usual bug fixes and performance enhancements
  • Find my AirPods – support has been added for Location and for Play Sound, allowing a loud, high-pitched sound to come from AirPods – will only work with the most recent iOS device used with AirPods
  • Reduce Motion on Websites – developers can provide an alternative style of page for those who prefer reduced motion
  • Improvements to Siri – Siri is able to get the cricket scores from the International Cricket Council and the Indian Premier League. The SiriKit framework can be used to check bill status, pay bills and schedule rides for the future
  • Improvements to CarPlay – New shortcuts for launching a recent app and CarPlay Maps now show locations for electric charging stations. SiriKit car commands are still under development
  • Improvements to Security and Privacy – New Security Section in Settings shows all your information and that of your Apple ID and Cloud-enabled devices. SHA-1signed certificate support for TLS in WebKit and Safari has been removed – those that are issued from Root Certification Authority in the default OS Trust store. All other TLS connections will support SHA-1 certificates for a while longer – user-installed, enterprise and signed CA certificates are not affected
  • Apple File System – the update will put you on the new file system while preserving your existing data. The new file system is designed to increase security and data integrity across all Apple OS platforms

Other features include :

  • Using 3D Touch to get hourly forecasts on the Maps app weather icon
  • New support has been added in HomeKit for programmable switches
  • New widget for stock Podcasts
  • Conversation View in Mail has new navigation improvements
  • Facemarks on Japanese and Chinese keyboards have been moved
  • Spotlight Search suggestions now surrounded with a border
  • iClouds Analytics opt-in feature to allow you help Apple improve on their features
  • Developers can now request ratings on their apps

Before You Download iOS 10.3 :

To make sure your iOS device is ready for iOS 10.3, run through this list of recommendations.

  1. Check that you are running the latest iTunes version if not, update. Open iTunes and click on Help > Check for Updates and follow the instructions on the screen if there is an update 
  2. Plug your iOS device into your computer and back your data up You can also do this through iCloud
  3. Disable Touch ID if you have it 
  4. Disable your Passcode
  5. Disable Find my iPhone | iPad , go to Settings > iCloud

These can all be enabled again once iOS 10.3 has been successfully downloaded

How to Download iOS 10.3 :

There are three methods to update your device to iOS 10.3. If you intend to jailbreak your iPhone in the future, use one of the iTunes methods.

Method 1: Over the Air [ OTA ]

Do not use this method if you intend to jailbreak

  1. On your iOS device, open Settings
  2. Tap on General > Software Update 
  3. Wait while the update is found and tap Update and Install
  4. Leave your iOS device to update to iOS 10.3

Method 2 : iTunes

  1. Connect your iOS device to your computer and launch iTunes
  2. If you have several iOS devices, click the device summary for the one you are updating
  3. Click on Update
  4. Click on Download and Update 
  5. Wait for iTunes to update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 10.3 and reboot to the Hello screen 

Method 3 : iTunes with IPSW

This is the recommended method for those who wish to jailbreak

  1. Download the iOS 10.3 IPSW that matches your device and model [ links below ]
  2. Connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer and open iTunes 
  3. Press SHIFT [ Windows  or ALT [ Mac ]  button on your keyboard and click RESTORE in iTunes simultaneously 
  4. Locate the ISPW you download earlier and click on it 
  5. Follow the on screen instructions and click Install on the window on your screen
  6. Wait while iTunes downloads iOS 10.3 and, when your device has rebooted to the Hello screen, the update is complete

Update : iOS 10.3 firmware signing has been stopped by Apple on 11th April 2017. If you are trying to install iOS 10.3 firmware , it will give you an error on iTunes – Device Isn’t Eligible .

iOS 10.3 IPSW Links :

Beta Releases :

  • Beta 1 [ Released 24th Jan 2017 ]
  • Beta 2
  • Beta 3
  • Beta 4
  • Beta 5
  • Beta 6
  • Beta 7

iOS 10.3 Jailbreak Update :

Good news about iOS 10.3 jailbreak is here. Luca Todesco has released a limited version of iOS 10.3 Jailbreak tool Yalu. You can find more details about the jailbreak software in the given link.

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