iOS 9.3.3 has been released and people have had a chance to check it out [ Link – iOS 9.3.3 Download ]. As usual not everybody was successful in updating, due mainly to the sheer numbers of people going through the Apple Servers which failed to cope. Some of those that did get their iOS device updated are finding that there are one or two problems with the latest iOS version. Same are finding it buggy while others prefer to go backwards to iOS 9.3.2, just in case the iOS 9.3.2 jailbreak that Pangu hinted at during MOSEC is actually released. Luckily, Apple is still signing iOS 9.3.2 firmware [at the time of writing this article] and downgrading is still possible.
Image : Downgrade iOS 9.3.3 to iOS 9.3.2
How to Downgrade iOS 9.3.3 to iOS 9.3.2 :
- Download iOS 9.3.2 IPSW file for the device that you are downgrading
- Check that you are on the latest iTunes version. To do this, open up iTunes, click on Help, and then click on Check for Updates. If there is one, you can update to it by following the instructions on the screen
- Backup your iPhone or iPad using iTunes and or iCloud
- Now open Settings > iCloud > Find my iPhone | Find my iPad, whichever is applicable, on your iOS device
- Disable the feature . You can re-enable it later on
- Connect your iOS device to your computer and open iTunes
- Now you need to put your device into DFU mode. Hold Home and Power buttons down at the same time and wait for the Apple Logo to show up on your screen When it does, let go of the Power button but continue holding Home until the Connect to iTunes message appears on the screen
- iTunes itself will display a Device in Recovery message and will ask you to choose between restoring or updating. Hold down the Shift key if you are using Windows or Alt if you are using Mac, on your keyboard and click on Restore in iTunes
- Find the IPSW you downloaded earlier and click on it
- iTunes will now proceed to downgrade your iOS device to iOS 9.3.2
- When it is done your device will reboot to the Hello screen
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