released iOS 8.3 few
days back, which includes number of bug fixes and security and performance
improvements, in addition to features such as redesigned Emoji keyboard,
CarPlay Wireless etc.
having an issue after upgrading to iOS 8.3, and want to downgrade back to iOS
8.2 then you can follow the guide below.
You will need to hurry up because
Apple could stop signing any moment.
will be able to downgrade back only to iOS 8.2. You cannot downgrade
to iOS 8.1.2 or lower as Apple has stopped signing the firmware file
will be able to downgrade as long as Apple continues to sign iOS 8.2 firmware
is important to take a backup of your iOS device to iCloud or using iTunes so
you can restore from the backup if something goes wrong.
doesn’t recommend downgrading so please proceed at your own risk.
iOS 8.3 to iOS 8.2
Apple is still signing iOS 8.2, you can downgrade from iOS 8.3 to iOS 8.2.
please follow these simple instructions to downgrade:
the iOS 8.2 firmware file for your device. Click here to download.
the device running iOS 8.3 to your computer.
iTunes and select the iOS device from the top right corner, to the left of the
iTunes Store button.
the Alt/Option key on the Mac or Shift Key in Windows on your keyboard and
click on the Check for Update option, instead of
note: We were able to successfully downgrade from iOS 8.3 to iOS
8.2 using this step, but if you want to go by using Restore method,
but it will be more time consuming. which could wipe the data from
your device so please don’t forget to take a backup.
the ipsw file you had downloaded earlier.
should now downgrade your iOS device to iOS 8.2.
downgrading, the iOS device will restart. That’s it. You should now be
successfully downgraded to iOS 8.2.