Monday, April 14, 2014

How to Downgrade from iOS 7.1 to iOS 7.0.6 on iPhone?

iOS 7.1 jailbreak is not possible at the moment unless you are iH8Sn0w or other well-known hacker. There is no public program that can untether or tether jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch after you have updated to the new Apple operating system for mobile devices. Some users who didn’t pay attention at the warnings from the jailbreaking community and installed iOS 7.1 now ask the question “How to downgrade iOS 7.1 to 7.0.4 or 7.0.6”.

If you want to be jailbroken you truly need to downgrade because iOS 7.0.x is fully jailbroken. So you have lost your jailbreak and looking for iOS 7.1 downgrade option you should follow the instruction below.

Here is what you are required to have in order to get a good result. You need your iTunes program updated to the most recent version, iDevice and a good mood. The guide works for a lot of smartphone models, including iPhone 5S / 5c / 5 / 4S / 4.

You also need to download iOS 7.0.6 or 7.0.4 depending on what you wish to downgrade to. Complete these steps and downgrade iOS 7.1 to iOS 7.0.6 or other firmware with ease.

Possibility of iOS 7.1 Downgrae to iOS 7.0.4 / 7.0.6 through iTunes

Note: if your iPhone is unlcoked by unofficial way it is better to unlock iPhone iOS 7.1 using official method. You can simply lose unofficial unlock.

Step 1. Take your handset and plug it to the PC or Mac.

Step 2. Open iTunes on your computer.

Step 3. Enter the DFU state. To achieve this mode, you have to click and hold two buttons at once, Home and Power, and count till 10 seconds. Then you keep holding your Home button while releasing the Power. This will help iTunes to detect your smartphone in the recovery state.

Step 4. Press and hold SHIFT on the computer and choose restore option on iTunes. If you are using Mac you should press and hold Alt/Option.

Step 5. Point to the firmware you want to downgrade and it will be installed.

Sadly, some users say this method failed in their situation and they were unable to downgrade iOS 7.1 to 7.0.4. Maybe you can share another instruction on how to downgrade to 7.0.6 or 7.0.4. We’ll be happy to share it with our readers.


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