How To Downgrade iOS 11 Beta to iOS 10.3.2/iOS10.3.3

    You might have liked our previous post on downgrading iOS 10.3.2 to iOS 10.3.1 and now we are sharing our step by step guide on downgrading from iOS 11 Beta to iOS 10.3.2/iOS 10.3.3 on your compatible iOS device.

    Had you been too tempted to upgrade to the iOS 11 initial beta as soon as it was released. Didn’t you like the experience too much and are eventually looking for options to downgrade back to iOS 10.3.3 or iOS 10.3.2? Well, to be fortunate, that’s very much possible and you can downgrade back to a stable version of iOS and even to the beta of iOS 10.3.3 if you like.

    iTunes allows you to downgrade immediately to either of the iOS versions mentioned above; however, any kind of iTunes or iCloud backup restore will not be possible once you do that if the backup was made using iOS 11 beta. During the process, the setup will ask you if you want to restore from backup you took using iOS 10.x earlier or just set your device up completely from scratch.

    How To Downgrade From iOS 11 Beta

    So, let’s now move on to the process that you need to follow for downgrading from iOS 11 beta to iOS 10.3.2/iOS 10.3.3.

    iOS 11 Beta

    1. First thing is to ensure that you are running latest iTunes version on your PC or Mac. If you don’t have it then you should download it and install immediately.
    2. You’ll also need related IPSW for your chosen device. Download appropriate IPSW for iOS 10.3.2 to be installed on your device.
    3. Once you have the IPSW, it’s time to turn Find My iPhone off on your device. You can go to Find My iPhone in iCloud using the Settings app. Toggle it off and authenticate using your iCloud details as soon as you are prompted to do so.
    4. Connect your iOS device to your computer with the help of a USB cable and launch iTunes. Put your device into Recovery or DFU mode now and keep it connected to iTunes. If you are not using iPhone 7 then you’ll have to press and hold Power button alongside Home button only for 10 seconds. After that keep Home button pressed and release Power button. Your device will go to DFU mode and an alert will be given by iTunes that a device has been detected in the Recovery Mode.
    5. While still in the iTunes, you will now have to press/hold Shift key in Windows, or Option key in Mac, and then choose the option Restore iPhone in device window. Here, choose the desired IPSW file for the OS that you want to your device to be downgraded to.
    6. The iTunes will get to work immediately and restore your chosen version of iOS 10 to your device.

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    Once iTunes has finished the job, you will see that typical Hello message on the screen and you will then be able to set your device up as you like.

    Remember that, as we have been saying previously, iOS 11 beta that is available to developers and testers for now can have bugs and may cause issues to your iOS device. So, if you are facing anything like that then you can try the steps given above to simply downgrade to a previous, stable version.

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