Installing iOS 7.1 manually on your iPhone, iPad of iPod Touch may be important for you to fix some iOS 7 battery drainage issues. It may also fix the iPad Air memory issues as well. In this guide you will learn how to clean install iOS on your device either to fix any problem or to just give a fresh iOS to your device.
Clean Install iOS 7.1 on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
- Back up your device using iTunes or iCloud
- Download iOS IPSW firmware file for iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch from these iOS 7.1 direct download links.
- Open iTunes (updating iTunes to latest version is recommended ) and connect device using USB data cable with your computer. Select your device in iTunes on the sidebar (If iTunes sidebar is hidden then press Ctrl+S to view it.)
- Now you will see your device’s detail on iTunes. Press and hold the Option (Mac) or Alt (PC) key from keyboard and click the Restore button, this will ask you to browse iOS 7.1 firmware file. So select downloaded iOS IPSW files and hit OK button.
Let the restore iOS process complete and finally you will have fresh and clean installed iOS 7.1 on your device.