Download iOS 4.2.1 IPSW

Download iOS IPSW for 2nd Generation iPod Touch

Build: 8C148
Release date: Nov 22, 2010
SHA1 Hash: b9efddc7bb4350c237a8d3846af61bbfc8a2f647
Features, Updates, Bugfix, and Changelog of iOS :

    For iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad

  • Bug Fixes
    • Birthdays Calendar does not display Birthdays starting more than 77 Years ago
  • AirPlay (replacement of AirTunes, AirPlay will offer stream video, music, and photos over Wi-Fi) [58]
  • AirPrint Wireless Printing with Print Center (select models)[58]
  • Import .ics calendar files directly for events
  • Improved Battery Performance
  • Birthdays icon has been changed in calendar
  • Updated Carrier Settings (US is AT&T 9.0, UK is O2 9.1, Germany is Deutsche Telekom 9.0)
  • Text search on web pages [58] (not on iPhone 3G or iPod Touch 2G)
  • 2 new fonts for Notes in Settings (Helvetica and Chalkboard)
  • Safari 6533.18.5, WebKit 533.17.9
  • Added support for Chinese URL over Safari [59]
  • Added an indicator in the App Store which shows if an App supports Game Center
  • Support for CoreMIDI
  • YouTube voting [60]
  • Minor improvements in UI graphics
  • New Parental Controls for deleting Apps, changing mail accounts and location services[60]
  • The fontsize of text in Calendar can now be changed in the Accessibility settings [61]
  • Security fixes [62]
  • Network-controlled fast dormancy implemented in baseband to improve battery life and reduce network congestion[63]

    iPhone and iPod Touch only

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixes glitch that can let a user get into the phone app while the phone is locked via “Emergency Call” by dialing a random number and quickly pressing the lock button after dialing that call [64]
    • Fixes the alarm bug caused by daylight saving time changing, affected on a part of iPhone and iPod Touch owners living in various countries[65]
    • Improved iPhone 3G and iPod touch 2G performance [66]
  • Additions to multitasking tray
    • Volume controls
    • AirPlay controls
  • New Voice Memos icon
  • Ability to initiate FaceTime calls from Voice Control
  • FaceTime shortcut from Messages app (iPhone 4 only)[60]
  • New Text Tone Alerts (New & Original tone lists) (iPhone 4 only)
  • Ringer & Alerts on/off switch (Settings > Sounds) for volume buttons (iPhone only)
  • Assign different text tone alerts to each contact (iPhone only)
  • Restores full Field Test Mode
    Bug Fix Release

  • Intended release of iOS 4.2
  • Final release supported on second generation devices (iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G)

    For iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixes intermittent Wi-Fi issues from the unreleased iOS 4.2 update
    • Fixes VoIP issues
    • Fixes Car Stereo “music skip” issues [68]
  • Find My iPhone location feature is free for (iPhone 4, iPad & 4th Gen iPod Touch) running on iOS 4.2.1

File name: iPod2,1_4.2.1_8C148_Restore.ipsw

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