It has been reported that Apple will soon launch the iOS 5.1 for its next generation of devices.

The current iOS 5 already features an amazing user interface and ground-breaking stability. However, you need to make sure that you are running iTunes version 10.5 or later version. You can find the download link for iTunes 10.5 below.

Here are the methods that you can implement to install iOS 5.1.

Method 1

Step 1: Click on the device's Settings Step 2: Click on General Step 3: Click on Software Update Step 4: Download the new iOS 5.1

Method 2

Step 1: Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to your computer running iTunes 10.5 or later via USB cable Step 2: Now, a new message from the iOS 5.1 firmware will appear on the screen Step 3: Click on the Download and Install button Step 4: The downloading and the installation of the iOS 5.1 will now start on your device

Method 3

Step 1: First download the iOS 5 firmware for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch (Links have been provided below) Step 2: Now, open iTunes and connect your device via USB cable Step 3: Next, you will need to select your iDevice from the left navigation pane on iTunes Step 4: Hold down the Shift (Windows) or Alt/Option (Mac) key and hit the restore button on iTunes at the same time. Step 5: Finally, browse and select the downloaded iOS 5.1 IPSW file and let the restore process complete successfully.

Important Download Links:

iTunes 10.5 - For Mac, Windows (32 Bit) and Windows (64 Bit)

iOS (All versions and updates)