Apple releases iOS 7.0.3 with iCloud keychain, accelerometer and iMessage fixes [Updated: Direct Download links]


Apple today released a minor update to iOS 7, iOS 7.0.3 which restores iCloud Keychain and fixes a number of bugs. The update is available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

The update is available OTA. Launch the Settings app, and navigate to General > Software Update to download and install the update.

The update restores iCloud Keychain, which was removed in iOS 7 GM, and fixes numerous bugs, including (complete change log below):

Update 1

Here are the direct download links:

Note: If you need help in identify which iOS firmware file to download based on your iPhone’s model number, check this link and for iPad check this link. After you have figured out which iOS firmware file to download, click on the appropriate link below to download the file.

iPad2,7 (iPad2,7) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPad3,1 (iPad3,1) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPad3,2 (iPad3,2) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPad3,3 (iPad3,3) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPad3,4 (iPad3,4) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPad3,5 (iPad3,5) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPad3,6 (iPad3,6) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPad4,1 (iPad4,1) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPad4,2 (iPad4,2) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPad4,4 (iPad4,4) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPad4,5 (iPad4,5) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPhone4 (iPhone3,1) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPhone3,2 (iPhone3,2) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPhone4(vz) (iPhone3,3) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPhone4S (iPhone4,1) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPhone5,1 (iPhone5,1) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPhone5,2 (iPhone5,2) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPhone5,3 (iPhone5,3) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPhone5,4 (iPhone5,4) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPhone6,1 (iPhone6,1) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPhone6,2 (iPhone6,2) 7.0.3 (11B511)
iPodTouch(5G) (iPod5,1) 7.0.3 (11B511)

Update 2:

Here’s the complete list of improvements and bug fixes in iOS 7.0.3:

- Adds iCloud Keychain to keep track of your account names, passwords, and credit card numbers across all your approved devices
– Adds Password Generator so Safari can suggest unique, hard-to-guess passwords for your online accounts
– Updates lock screen to delay display of “slide to unlock” when Touch ID is in use
– Adds back the ability to search the web and Wikipedia from Spotlight search
– Fixes an issue where iMessage failed to send for some users
– Fixes a bug that could prevent iMessage from activating
– Improves system stability when using iWork apps
– Fixes an accelerometer calibration issue
– Addresses an issue that could cause Siri and VoiceOver to use a lower quality voice
– Fixes a bug that could allow someone to bypass the Lock screen passcode
– Enhances the Reduce Motion setting to minimize both motion and animation
– Fixes an issue that could cause VoiceOver input to be too sensitive
– Updates the Bold Text setting to also change dial pad text
– Fixes an issue that could cause supervised devices to become un-supervised when updating software

Let us know how it goes in the comments and if you’ve discovered any other changes.

Update 3:

Note that if you plan on jailbreaking your device, you should avoid this update.


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  • Knight

    I’m downloading it right now from iTunes.

  • $78171484

    I noticed the keychain has been available again for the last few days. Almost like a remote enabling. This will put the iCloud Keychain option back on the icloud menu I guess

  • raz

    is it safe to download if you want to jailbreak later

  • raz

    according to musclenerd stay away from upgrading for now if you want to jailbreak and wait for an update

  • goze18

    search the web and Wikipedia from spotlight is back :) yessss!!!

  • Mff79

    My 5S still getting warm and draining battery on standby

    • goze18

      it hasn’t been out for 1 hour the heck are you talking about?

      • Mff79

        Was having 50% when I install 7.0.3 and it dropped to 20% in 30min even i was not using it

        • goze18

          thats strange? do a reboot

  • amit

    if i download iOS7.0.2from here then how i can restore my iphone5 …

  • Steven

    When you turn on Reduce Motion, the phone becomes so much quicker! I hated waiting for all the animations when I needed to do something in a hurry.

  • Mark

    Not seeing it as available for OTA update?
    My devices still showing 7.0.2 as up to date in Australia.
    Anyone else?

    • Richard

      Yes same in uk. 7.0.2

  • ed

    im having problems after updating iTunes 11.1.2 its stuck at backing up

  • Frustrated

    After updating had “Connect to iTunes to use Push Notifications” error!

  • Topmaic

    Is Apple doing anything about USSD codes error where *code# send a direct phone calling instead of the usual “requesting…”

  • Apple Mania

    I have just updated to iOS 7.0.3 on iPad Mini but settings App still showing
    Update badge……..

    I have tried restoreing, rebooting, even a DFU reboot just to try and it
    still wont hide.

    I have checked and re-checked for an update but as im on 7.0.3 nothing to

    How the **** do you clear it…..?

    • Apple Mania

      wait this will be a Bug fix in the next ios update 7.0.4 or 7.1 cause im sure someone will try and sue Apple over it pmsl.
      Its just annoying, I wouldn’t mind but you cant turn off Settings App badge icon in notification centre…!

  • sainwellcare

    iam purchased a i phone 4gsecond hand restored with 7.0.3 .but it is not activated because it is linked with an old icloud id …pls help me..

    • Unteke

      Restore ur iPhone

      • sainwellcare

        but how ..?iam tried to restore but same problem…what is the solution…pls help me

        • sainwellcare

          pls help me…….

  • gash

    hi all. i tried to instal the 7.0.3 update on my 4s. now a picture of i tunes and a white cable is on the screen now, i have connected it to i tunes and it says detected a phone in recovery mode and asks me to recover where all data will be lost (gutted) i clicked ok ,it downloaded software then says unable to update ……. any ideas how to get my phone back on with out it having to go into shop for 2 weeks
    cheers in advance

    • Jay

      Download d former firmware go 2 iTunes hold down shift n click restore den locate d firmware n select

  • Christopher Beato

    I have a ipad mini 7.0.3 i want to jb it .

  • Christopher Beato

    Jb 7.0.3

  • delfigue04

    I have an iPhone 4S factory unlock, recently update to 7.0.3. Phone is on a no service mode. I have tried restoring in restore mode, DFU and nothing seems to help getting the carrier on the upper left corner (it is reading the SIM card correctly in setting>general>about> show the following (network nothing, carrier show what ever the SIM card is from (e.g. T-Mobile, Simple Mobile, Telcel Mexico). New firmware does not allow me to make calls, SMS, MMS or search the web. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.

  • markcoomes

    began 7.0.3 update and now iPhone 4 is blue screen (an image of the USB cord and an arrow pointing to an iTunes symbol), connected to iTunes which is prompting to restore and therefore loose all content and reset to factory settings

  • yoyiz

    Hi i buy a iphone 5 2nd hand and is whit iOS7.0.3 and i can’t pass the activation part some help me out pliz

  • Walhan

    i need to unlock my phone 5 some one can help me please

  • Walhan

    if you know how please contact me on

  • Evandro Ribeiro

    quando vai sair o jailbreak ios 7.0.3 para iphone 4s ????????
    por favor me ajuda aí meu parça!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • fazel

    is the jailbreak iso7.3 safe to instal?

  • Dipeet Agarwal

    not updating my iphone 4 (A1332) from itunes.

    showing that its not for your device

  • Treble

    PLease help me with error 2009 how to fix it :(

    email :

  • Anayo Davis Analex

    how can i bypass iCloud; how can i use my new iPhone after I just restored it?