How to install iOS 8 right now

Published on September 12, 2014, by Julian

This is a step-by-step tutorial on how to install iOS 8 on your iDevice right now.

Make sure to read all these lines below. This is very important in case something goes wrong:

  • Back up your device to iCloud or iTunes BEFORE you do anything.
  • This is iOS 8 GM (the final version that will be released on September 17th)
  • Update iTunes to its latest version
  • If you had cydia installed, make a shift+restore so it will wipe all your data. Don`t forget to BACK UP!
  • You can find the model number on the back of your device
  • Your warranty is safe. You can do this anytime!
  • CDMA is for Verizon iPhone’s and GSM is for AT&T iPhone’s.

How to install iOS 8

  • Backup your device
  • Download the version of iOS 8 that suits your device
  • Open iTunes and make a shift+restore, then load the file you just downloaded
  • Enjoy using iOS 8 ahead of its launch!

Download iOS 8 GM

iPhone

iPod Touch

iPad