Full Guide about iOS 11 Offline Download (iOS 12 Supported)
If you are in need to restore or update your device as your device goes wrong or the unstable iOS beta version, you are required to download the iOS firmware package with iTunes . but what if there is no internet connection available or you fear that iTunes update may get stuck on recovery mode or apple logo, what could you do? Luckily enough, below we will guide you how to download iOS IPSW offline for your iOS 11.2.1/11.2/11 iPhone/iPad.
If you are interested in iOS 12 IPSW file, please go to How to Get iOS 12 Beta on Your iPhone/iPad
Part 1: Why Don't You Download the Firmware via iTunes
iTunes can help download and install the latest iOS 11 IPSW file to iDevices, but what if any issues occurred like network connection corrupted during downloading, this will lead to iOS update stuck on installation or verification failed, then your device will totally get stuck or bricked. Then you have to restore your device and all the data on it will be erased.
Part 2: Manually Download iOS IPSW Offline without iTunes
Based on what I illustrated, we suggest you choose another safe way to download the IPSW, like Tenorshare ReiBoot, which can help you automatically find the matched firmware package and download the iOS IPSW offline with no internet connection required during this process. Then you can feel free to update your device or fix all kinds of iOS issues result by operating system without fearing of data loss. Now follow the steps below and learn how to download iOS firmware without iTunes for your iOS 11.2.1/11.2/11 iPhone/iPad.
Get iOS System Repair Tool ReiBoot downloaded and installed on your computer, then launch it.
Step 1. After you launch Tenorshare ReiBoot Pro, connect your iOS device to computer with USB cable. Click "Fix All iOS Stuck" section in the main interface.
Step 2: Then Tenorshare ReiBoot Pro will automatically locate the matched firmware package for your iOS device. Click "Download" button to start downloading the firmware package online. If something got wrong during the downloading, you can click "Copy" to download through browser.
Step 3: After all these, you can start updating your device or repair your operating system.
Super easy and secure, isn't it? If you also wonder how to get iOS firmware with iTunes, please keep reading.
More Info: How to Get iOS 11 Firmware using iTunes
If you have the habit of making backup regularly, then this way might be helpful, just take a look at how to get iOS 11 firmware using iTunes.
Step 1. First of all, connect your device to your PC/Mac computer via USB cable. And make sure that iTunes is Opened and access to the internet.
Step 2. Click on your device from the iTunes bar. Then hit the Summary>>Restore iPhone to download the file click on Restore iPhone.
Please note that Find my iPhone must be turned off.
Step 3. Wait while iTunes once will make a replication with update servers, then click on Don't Backup because your are just want to download the IPSW file if you want you can make a backup also.
Step 4. Next, Click on Restore and Update and hit the Download icon, now you can see that My iPhone Firmware IPSW files it downloading.
Compared to these 2 ways I provided above, the way one is much easier and securer that the latter one. So, go get Tenorshare ReiBoot and give it a try soon! If you faced any problem tell us below by commenting, we're waiting for your suggestion.