How to downgrade Apple iOS 10.1 to iOS 9.3 using iTunes

How to downgrade Apple iOS 10.1 to iOS 9.3 using iTunes

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Do you really regret the time you installed iOS 10.1? If yes, then you are at the right place at the right time, we are selling free the method by which you can downgrade iOS 10.1 back to iOS 9. It is not too much complicated to go back to the former version of iOS unless you do it within few days of release. When Apple releases a new version of iOS, there a brief time gap during which Apple authorizes previous versions.

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You can easily downgrade to iOS now within few days by following our procedure pointed out below.

Hurry and backup all your data present in the Smartphone because reverting back will wipe all the data from your Apple device. You should be knowing that this backup wont be compatible with iOS 9 because it is from the new world so for that purpose we’ll have to use the previous archived backup of iOS. Its advised to backup iOS 9 to iCloud in order to avoid overwriting.

Now to install iOS 9, you need to get iOS 9 IPSW file (or any other variant of iOS 9).If you are lucky enough and iOS 9 is still stored in your hard drive, then simply follow the given path and hunt it there. youruserfolder/Library/iTunes/. There you will find it in an iPad software updates folder.

Don’t worry if your Mac has already cleaned that up, you can still get this file from any of the websites as there are lot of websites on the web carrying this file.
Once you got the file, open this .ipsw file. (Here we are considering ourselves lucky enough the Apple is still signing iOS 9 files which is a limited time process).
Lets follow these little steps to get your Apple device suited up with iOS 9.
1. Plug your iPhone or iPad into your Mac / PC.
2. Launch iTunes.
3. Click on your device in the iTunes interface and select Summary.
4. Now hold down the Alt/Option (or Shift on a PC) key, and click the Restore button.
5. You’ll need to disable the Find My feature on the Apple device if you’ve enabled it.

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Now simply navigate to the already downloaded .ipsw file and click on open. It will install iOS 9 on your Apple device.
In case your iTunes says that you are already running the latest version of iOS, you will need to put your Apple device into recovery mode. For that, turn off your iPhone / iPad, connect the cable with the Mac / PC and press the home button on your iPhone for a while you are connecting the cable on the other end to your device.

When your iPhone / iPad will connect to the iTunes and you will be notified that your device is in the recovery mode, release the home button. Tap on the options / Alt button and click restore. Now Simply navigate to the. Ipsw file and tap the install button on-screen.

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