Updated to iOS 9 beta? Intend to downgrade back to iOS 8.3? The good news is, you could as Apple’s newest public launch iOS 8.3 is being authorized, meaning you can downgrade back to the more secure launch using iTunes right now.
It is very important to note that as soon as you downgrade back to iOS 8.3 from iOS 9, you will not have the ability to recover any kind of full device iOS 9 data backup you made on iCloud or using iTunes, this is since data backups made on iOS 9 are NOTin reverse compatible to function on iOS 8. You will either have the option to restore to an old data backup made on iOS 8.x, or go back to square one on iOS 8.3. You have actually been cautioned.
The following tutorial will certainly assist you downgrade iOS 9 beta to iOS 8.3 on any kind of iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
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Exactly how to downgrade iOS 9 beta to iOS 8.3:
Step 1: Update to the most recent version of iTunes on Windows or Mac from here.
Step 2: Download and install iOS 8.3 for iPhone or iPad model from here.
Step 3: Turn off Find My iPhone by navigating to Settings > iCloud > Find My iPhone and turn the toggle to off.
Step 4: Connect your iOS device to your Mac or Windows PC and launch iTunes.
Step 5: Now you will need to enter DFU mode. To do this, hold down both Power and Home/Touch ID buttons for 10 seconds, then release the Power button but keep holding the Home/Touch ID button until you are in DFU mode. iTunes will show you the following confirmation.
Step 6: In iTunes hold the Option key on Mac, or the left SHIFT key if you are on Windows and then click on the ‘Restore iPhone…’ button.
Step 7: iTunes will now prompt you to select the IPSW file you want to restore to. Point it to iOS 8.3 firmware file you downloaded for your device in Step 2 above.
Step 8: Now iTunes will start the restore/downgrade process. This may take a while, do not disconnect (read: unplug) your device from your computer at this stage. After a while, your device will reboot right into Hello welcome screen of iOS 8.
iOS 9 is currently offered as beta to registered participants of Apple Designer Program. Apple prepares to release it as public beta next month.
Final version of iOS 9 will certainly be launched to public this fall alongside iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.