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    Update the Firmware on Your iBridge

    To keep your iBridge working its best and allow it to connect to iOS 11
    you will need to update the firmware.

    Download Firmware Updater (Yosemite / El Capitan / Sierra)

    Your iBridge will still work with iOS 10 after the update.

    Do I need to update?

    Do you have the original iBridge? If so, you need to update.


    The original iBridge has

    1 - Two holes in the USB connector

    2 - A hard plastic cap

    Our other Leef Apple products that do not need firmware updates.

    • iBridge 3

      New iBridge with rubber keychain holder

    • iAccess

      microSD Card reader with “j’ shape

    • iAccess 3

      microSD Card reader with rubber keychain holder

    What do i need?

    The firware updater works on computers and will not work on mobile devices.



    Original iBridge with plastic cap



    Yosemite / El Capitan / Sierra

    Update works with computers and
    will not work on a mobile device.

    Internet Access

    Internet Access

    You will need to download the firmware updater from Leef

    How do i update?

    It is only 4 steps. You will need your iBridge, a computer running MacOS, an internet connection, and about 3 mins.

    • Download & Extract the FW updater

      1 - Download & Extract
      the FW updater

      • Download the Firmware Updater

    • Run the program

      2 - Run the program

      • Double click on the
        file to run it

      • Install the driver

      • Say “okay” to any security pop-ups

    • Plug in iBridge and update

      3 - Plug in iBridge and update

      • Plug in iBridge

      • Click the “Update Now” button

      • Watch the progress... it is quick

    • Success

      4 - Success

      • Eject and unplug iBridge

      • Now that your iBridge is updated you can use it with Apple devices using iOS10 and iOS11

    NOTE: The firware update will not make any changes to your content on Leef iBridge. As is the case with any software update, we still recommend that you back up your content before performing the update to ensure all your content is safe.

    Can you show me?

    Check out a video of how to run the Firmware Updater

    Firmware Updater (Windows)

    The Firmware Updater will run on Windows and Mac OS Computers. The Updater will take around 3 minutes to run from start to finish.


    Don’t worry. You’ve got options.

    • Turn off your antivirus software

    • If you see a blank screen, click on maximize icon

    • If the update results in an error, please reformat your iBridge as shown here and try to run the update again

    • Make sure the iBridge is securely plugged into the USB port of your computer

    • Use another USB port on your computer (do not use a USB hub)

    • Reboot your computer

    • If the firmware update was successful but you still cannot connect to your Apple device, make sure your Apple device is on the latest version of iOS 11

    • Contact us via chat on the website or email if you still need help. We’ve got you covered


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