Updating firmware totally offline

Discussion in 'iPad 1 Forum' started by gaffs, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. gaffs
    Offline

    gaffs iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2012
    Messages:
    1
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Hi guys,

    I have an iPad 1 with the 4.3.5 firmware installed and I'm trying to install 5.1.1 onto it, but I don't have internet access at my house, however I was given the firmware update file by a friend with a fast connection unlike mine.

    Looking at various guides it says that I can press shift+click and etc etc it will work - however it unpacks the file and then tells me that the iTunes Software update server is unreachable due to no 'net. Is there a workaround for this?

    I want to jailbreak it but I can't until I get this new firmware on.

    Any help you can offer would be appreciated, thanks

    Gaffs
  2. scifan57
    Offline

    scifan57 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2011
    Messages:
    20,085
    Thanks Received:
    2,066
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Regina,Canada
    Ratings:
    +2,320 / 1
    No there isn't. You have to have a live Internet connection to the Apple servers to update the iOS in your iPad, either through iTunes on your computer or OTA,directly from your iPad via wifi.
    BTW, how do you plan to jailbreak without Internet access?
  3. scifan57
    Offline

    scifan57 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2011
    Messages:
    20,085
    Thanks Received:
    2,066
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Regina,Canada
    Ratings:
    +2,320 / 1
    Unless you get access to an Internet connection, you will just have to put a hold on that update.
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2012
  4. charm
    Offline

    charm iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2011
    Messages:
    40
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Gaffs

    My advice is that you read through this forum to see all the ipad1 owners who wish they were in your shoes. Many posts here and other forums that each OS upgrade eats up more of our meager 256 MB RAM. For what I do OS5 was okay but I have no reason to doubt the multitude of complainers with "upgrade remorse". Some posters want directions on rolling back to OS 4.
    My advice is to read this forum thoroughly as well as the jailbreak forum where people jailbreak OS 4
    Be careful what you wish for since it's not like we have 512mb o a full GB of RAM like the 2 and 3 owners
    I know the apple apologists don't accept how important RAM is but looks like apple finally has Which is why no OS 6 for us
    Charm

Share This Page

Search tags for this page
apple ipad 2 offline update
,

how to update ipad offline

,
how to update iphone firmware offline
,
how to update iphone offline
,
how to update iphone software offline
,
how to upgrade iphone firmware offline
,
iphone firmware offline update
,
iphone offline firmware update
,
iphone offline software update
,
iphone offline update
,
iphone software offline update
,
iphone software update offline
,
iphone software update offline installer
,
iphone szoftver frissã­tã©s offline
,
offline ipad update
,
offline update iphone firmware
,
update ipad firmware offline
,

update ipad offline

,

update iphone firmware offline

,
updating ipad offline