How to downgrade ios 2016
How to downgrade ios 2016

How To Downgrade iOS 2017 : If you want to downgrade iOS 9.1,9,8.1 then here is perfect step by step guide for you. This method works for any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running on iOS 91,9,8,7 etc.  Downgrading means going back to the previous version or the older version of your device’s software. As you know that when apple gives you update for latest version of iOS it contains a lots of bugs. But, people are does not know about these bugs at that time when they upgrade the iOS and after its use they come to know about the bugs. More ever some users face slow iphone speed after upgrading the iOS also some users face system storage problems. One more thing many of apps will not compatible with latest version or the upgraded version. Also the jailbreak of latest version comes after some time so, if you addicted to jailbreak and cydia tweaks then you need to downgrade iOS. So, the solution to above problem is that downgrade iOS. So, read below step by step guide on How To Downgrade iOS 2017 :

How To Downgrade iOS 2017

How to downgrade ios 2016
How to downgrade ios 2017

Before doing the downgrade of iOS let me clear somethings to you. Downgrading only works for signed version of iOS. The anther thing is that you can not restore you backup of previous version iOS. Means that you will lose data by doing downgrading. But you can recover some data with iCloud backup.

Requirements :

  • USB data cable.
  • Latest version of iTunes.
  • IPSW file.

#1. How To Downgrade iOS – Using IPSW (Firmware)

Step 1 : Go to Settings > iCloud > Find my iPhone and disable Find my iPhone feature.

Step 2 : Also disable PIN in order to downgrade iOS.

Step 3 : Now just download the signed version of firmware from according to the device.

Step 4 : Now you have to connect your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch device to your PC which you want to downgrade.

Step 5 : Now open the iTunes and select the iOS device which you want to downgrade.

Step 6 : After this Hold the Alt/Option key on Mac. If you are using window then hold Shift Key and then click on check for update option ( Do not select restore option).

Step 7 : Now file explorer will open on the screen just select the downloaded ipsw file.

Step 8 : iTunes will start updating and verifying your device with Apple.

Step 9 : After this click on Update to begin downgrading.

Step 10 : iTunes will now downgrade your device to version of firmware which you have downloaded.

Step 11 : After the process completes your device will restart.

#2. How To Downgrade iOS – Using iTunes

Step 1 : First of all connect your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch device in DFU mode.

Step 2 : Now just connect your iDevice to your PC using USB.

Step 3 : After this switch off your iDevice by holding power button.

Step 4 : Now just hold the home and power buttons for about 10 seconds. Now just release Power button but hold the Home button until you see a pop up will appears on iTunes that say it has detected your device in recovery mode.

Step 5 : Now just click OK button to downgrade your device.

Step 6 : Now just click on Restore and Update button.

Step 7 : Click next button and then Agree button to proceed further

Step 8 : Now select any previous backup to restore your device.

That’s you are done on How To downgrade iOS.

So, guys this is all about How To Downgrade iOS 2017. I hope now you can easily downgrade your iPhone or iPad with above method. If you are facing any problem then just comment it below. Don’t forget to share this post with your friends !


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