Apple iOS 5 has been released and available to everyone who wants to upgrade their Apple devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch etc. using iTunes. For those of you who want to download the iOS 5 files directly, they can use the direct download links of iOS 5 for their device. The iOS 5 firmware files are different for each device and hence you should download only the file for your device. Keep in mind that each iOS 5 firmwareÂ IPSW file is large and at least 700 MB in size.
You can even use a download manager if you are on a slow connection and are worried about corrupted downloads or interrupted downloads.
Manually Upgrade to iOS 5
To manually upgrade your device to iOS 5, just open iTunes 10.5Â and use â€˜Check for Updateâ€™ button with the Option button (Mac) or the Shift button (PC) pressed down. After this, youâ€™ll be prompted and youâ€™ll want to select the file that you just downloaded.
iOS 5 Download Links
Here are the direct Download links of iOS 5 from Apple Servers
Download iOS 5 for iPhone 3GS
Download iOS 5 for iPhone 4 GSM
Download iOS 5 for iPhone 4 CDMA
Download iOS 5 for iPad 1
Download iOS 5 for iPad 2 WiFi
Download iOS 5 for iPad 2 GSM
Download iOS 5 for iPad 2 CDMA
Download iOS 5 for iPod Touch 3G
Download iOS 5 for iPod Touch 4G
Thanks to @iBattaglia for the links.