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How to roll back iOS 10.1.1 10.2 on iOS on iPhone and iPad

Users who installed iOS 10.2 on your iPhone and iPad, it is possible to downgrade to the previous version of the operating system. Apple traditionally after every release leaves this possibility for some time.

The iOS release 10.2 was held on Monday, December 12. The update brings design changes to the OS and new features, including a new TV app that gives access to TV shows and movies, more than 100 new emoticons, new Wallpapers, fullscreen effects for iMessage app, improved Photos app, the interface is in the Music, and some others.

Together with a number of innovations 10.2 iOS update closes the vulnerability, which plans to use hackers to jailbreak the operating system. Crackers recommend for all iPhone and iPad users who are waiting for an exploit, upgrade to iOS 10.2 or revert to version 10.1.1, if the device is already updated.

If you plan to jailbreak or you have any problems with the device, you can perform the procedure to downgrade – rollback to the previous version of the OS. At the moment Apple are still issues digital certificates for iOS 10.1.1/10.1.


  • iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch on iOS 10.2.
  • IPSW file the iOS firmware 10.1.1.
  • The latest version of iTunes.

How to downgrade iOS to iOS 10.1.1 10.2:

Step 1: Download the IPSW file for iOS 10.1.1 at this link.

Step 2: Download and install the latest version of iTunes. A link to download.

Step 3: Check that you have a backup of your iPhone and iPad. This can be done by going to settings iCloud –> Backup –> Create backup, or connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer and saving the backup in iTunes.

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

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

Step 6: connect to your PC device running iOS 10.2.

Step 7: Open iTunes and in the top pane of the program choose your gadget.

Step 8: Hold the keyboard Shift (or Alt on macOS), click the button “Restore”.

Step 9: In the program window, specify the firmware file iOS 10.1.1, which you downloaded in step 1.

Step 10: Wait for the completion of the procedure, the recovery process the OS will take some time. You can now use the device!

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