Once you updated your iOS device, there is also an option to downgrade it. Downgrade iOS 10.2 to iOS 10.1.1 on your iPhone or iPad by using these steps and instructions. We have covered complete details on how you can roll back to the previous version of your iOS firmware.
Many people instantly update their iOS devices to the latest version as Apple releases that. Moreover, they do not care to read about the downsides of the latest version. A lot of people updates their devices to iOS 10.2 as Apple release that.
However, if you are not happy with the updated features of the service. Then there is also a solution to role back to the recent version by using these steps. An important thing is that you can only downgrade to the recent version if Apple is digitally signing the iOS. If you have upgraded to iOS 10.2 then you can downgrade yourself to iOS 10.1.1 and iOS 10.1. The Apple’s mobile platform signs up the roll-back versions, it is a Cupertino-based company.
Currently, there are only 2 versions available to which the users can role back. These includes iOS 10.0.3 on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and iOS 10.0.2 on all other compatible devices. Recently, Apple kills the downgrade to iOS 9 firmware for both iPhone and iPads. If you have decided that you have to downgrade your firmware, either due to any performance issue or battery issue.
If you have decided that you have to downgrade your firmware, either due to any performance issue or battery issue. Then first of all make a back-up of all the data you consider important. Another important thing is that, if you create a full backup of your iOS 10.2 in iTunes then it will not work after rolling back to earlier version.
How to Downgrade iOS 10.2 To iOS 10.1.1
Step 1: You must have a PC or Mac which have latest version of iTunes.
2nd Step: At next step you have to download iOS 10.0.2 OR download iOS 10.0.3 for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
Step 3: Now turn-off ‘Find my iPhone‘ feature by using the Settings > iCloud section.
Step 4: After the above steps, connect your iOS device to computer and launch iTunes.
Step 5: Now you have to put your device to DFU mode. For that, you have to press the Power and Home/TouchID buttons on the device for 10 seconds. Now release the power button only, and besure that you do not release the home button. However, the DFU mode on iPhone 7 is activated differently. We will explain it in a post later.
Step 6: From the iTunes, now go to ‘Connected Devices‘ and hold down the shift keys on Windows PC. (Option key on Mac). From here now click on ‘Restore iPhone’ button.
Step 7: Now you have to select the IPSW files which is compatible for your device. That is the file you have downloaded in the step 2 above.