ios10 downgrade tips

Tips on Uninstalling iOS 10 & Downgrading to iOS 9

Presently, the free iOS 10 upgrade of Apple has been available for some days; however, what if you do not want this new OS on your mobile device?

Users are thankful that it is not too complicated for downgrading to iOS 9 if they do not prefer the latest version.

Before initiating the removal of iOS 10, it’s a good concept to ensure you backup your all data. This can be done through iTunes or iCloud on your computer.

For beginners, you should get hold of the most recent iOS 9 IPSW file. This is generally stored on your computer inside a folder named iPhone Software Updates and comprises of all the important files for reinstalling the software.

For iOS 9, the latest IPSW file is the version 9.3.2. Thus, the file must have a name like Your Mobile Name_9.3.5_Firmware Number_Restore.IPSW.

Downgrading iOS9

But the easy thing starts after you have gotten it. So, follow the steps mentioned below and you will be back running iOS 9 soon in no time:

  1. Connect your iPad or iPhone to your PC or Mac, open iTunes and then choose your device.
  2. Tap the Summary tab.
  3. If you are on a PC, hold down the Alt key, or, if you are on a Mac, hold down the Option key and then tap the Restore button.
  4. Finally, a dialogue box will open, where you will find the IPSW file and you’ll need to choose it. The PC will presently uninstall iOS 10 and reinstall the iOS 10 for you.

During this procedure, ensure the mobile device stays plugged into your PC. It must have downgraded to iOS 9 when it restarts.

iOS10 is described as the biggest iOS launch ever by Apple as the 10th installment of the company is the most important part of the software.

Users find this pre-installed on both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus; however, it needs to be downloaded on onto older devices of Apple.