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How to roll back from iOS to iOS 9.1 9.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Users who have installed the new update iOS 9.2, while it is possible to return to the previous OS version. Apple traditionally after the release of every new version of OS leaves for a while the opportunity. A day after the release of the update, the company issues certificates to iOS 9.1.

Released December 8, iOS 9.2 update improves the performance of the whole system, improves the functions of save songs offline and create playlists in Apple Music, adds Mail Drop to send large attachments by mail, improves surfing the web in Safari.

iOS 9.2 works quite stable and mass complaints of errors has not yet been reported. However, if you are faced with a particular problem – fast battery power is low or unstable work Wi-Fi – perhaps we should follow the procedure downgrade – rollback to previous stable firmware. It is only for iOS version 9.1 – for her Apple issues digital certificates. It is worth remembering that the situation can change at any time.


  • iPhone or iPad running iOS 9.2.
  • IPSW-file iOS 9.1.
  • The latest version of iTunes for Mac or Windows.

How to downgrade from iOS iOS 9.1 to 9.2:

Step 1: Download the firmware file iOS 9.1 from this link.

Step 2: Check that you have the latest version of iTunes. Download iTunes 12.3.1 here.

Step 3: Save a backup copy of the data. To do this, go to settings iCloud –> Backup –> Create backup, or connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer and create backup using iTunes.

Step 4: turn Off Touch ID/Password in the basic section of settings.

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Step 5: turn Off the “Find my iPhone” in Settings –> iCloud.

Step 6: connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 9.2 to your computer.

Step 7: Start iTunes and on the top of the program select the device icon.

Step 8: Hold the keyboard Shift (or Alt on OS X) and click the “Restore iPhone/iPad”.

Step 9: In the program window, specify the firmware file iOS 9.1, downloaded in step 1.

Step 10: Wait for the completion of the procedure, the recovery process the OS will take some time. Now you can use your device with iOS 9.2.

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