How to Downgrade iOS 11 Beta to iOS 10.3.2 on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch - iPhoneHeat

How to Downgrade iOS 11 Beta to iOS 10.3.2 on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Apple unveiled iOS 11 recently at WWDC 2017. This iOS 11 is the next major operating system for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch. The iOS 11 comes with a bunch of new features, which includes revamped App Store and Control Center, Siri is smarter than before, and many other changes. For a detailed rundown, check out iOS 11 features list.

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The first beta version of iOS 11 is available for developers. But this beta version contains many bugs and errors. Apple will release more beta versions of iOS 11 until it becomes stable as it does every year. If you wanna try iOS 11 beta on your iOS devices, we have a detailed guide on how to install iOS 11 beta without a developer account. If you have tried iOS 11 beta version by updating your iPhone or iPad and have been facing problem then no need to worry you can downgrade back to iOS 10.3.2.

There are some important things which you have to keep them in mind before downgrading to iOS 10.3.2 from iOS 11 beta version.

  • If you decide to downgrade from iOS 11 to iOS 10.3.2, keep in mind that you cannot restore from the iCloud backup or iTunes backup of iOS 11. You can only restore your data from the backup of iOS 10.3.2. Unintentionally if you have not made your backup or you lose your backup, then you can make the manual backup of your pictures and other data you want to keep safe.
  • There is a way to downgrade back to iOS 10.3.2 from iOS 11 beta without losing your data. We have covered two ways to downgrade int his guide, one involves clean install, the other keeps your data.
  • Make sure your iTunes version is up to date.

Downgrade iOS 11 Beta to iOS 10.3.2 without losing your data

  1. First of all download the iOS 10.3.2 firmware for your iPhone. Have a look that you are downloading the correct iOS according to the model of your device.
  2. After downloading the iOS firmware file for your devices, go to Setting > iCloud > Find My iPhone. Then turn off the toggle of Find My iPhone.
  3. Now you need to put your iPhone or iPad in Recovery mode.
    If you have iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus then follow these steps:
    1. Connect your iPhone via USB cable with your computer having iTunes installed.
    2. Now press and hold Power button and Volume down button simultaneously. Your screen will turn black don’t release the buttons. You will see Apple logo on your screen after few seconds you will see iTunes sign on your screen then release both buttons.

    If you have iPhone 6s or earlier iPhone then follow these step:

    1. Turn off your iPhone or iPad.
    2. Now press Home button of your iPhone for 5 seconds
    3. While holding home button connect your iPhone to your computer.
    4. Keep holding the Home button for 5 to 10 seconds you will see iTunes logo on your screen then release the button.
  1. Pop up will appear, cancel that and then hold the Shift key in Windows and Alt/Option key on Mac and then click on Update button.
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  2. Now browse and select the iOS 10.3.2 IPSW file that you have downloaded in step 1.
  3. Now click on Update button to proceed.
  4. Now iTunes will extract the software and install it on your device. It may take several minutes.
  5. After successfully downgrade from iOS 11 beta version to iOS 10.3.2, you will see lock screen of your iPhone.

How to Downgrade iOS 11 Beta to iOS 10.3.2 with Clean Install

  1. First of all download iOS 10.3.2 IPSW file for your iPhone or iPad.
  2. After downloading the iOS firmware file for your devices, go to Setting > iCloud > Find My iPhone. Then turn off the toggle of Find My iPhone.
  3. Now you need to put your iPhone or iPad in Recovery mode.
    If you have iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus then follow these steps:
    1. Connect your iPhone via USB cable with your computer having iTunes installed.
    2. Now press and hold Power button and Volume down button simultaneously. Your screen will turn black don’t release the buttons. You will see Apple logo on your screen after few seconds you will see iTunes sign on your screen then release both buttons.

    If you have iPhone 6s or earlier iPhone then follow these step:

    1. Turn off your iPhone or iPad.
    2. Now press Home button of your iPhone for 5 seconds
    3. While holding home button connect your iPhone to your computer.
    4. Keep holding the Home button for 5 to 10 seconds you will see iTunes logo on your screen then release the button.
  4. Pop up will appear, cancel that and then hold the Shift key in Windows and Alt/Option key on Mac and then click on Restore iPhone/iPad.
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  5. Now browse and select the iOS 10.3.2 file that you have downloaded earlier.
  6. Now click on the Restore button
  7. Now iTunes will extract the software and install it on your device. It take several minutes. This will clean install iOS on your device.
  8. After successfully downgrade from iOS 11 beta version to iOS 10.3.2, you will see white “Hello” on screen of your device. Follow the instruction on the screen to set up your device.

That’s it folks, you have successfully downgrade iOS 11 beta to the latest iOS version available to the general public. If you have any question or experiencing any issue, let us know the comments section below.

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