How to Downgrade iOS 11 Beta to iOS 10.3.2

Apple officially announced iOS 11 at WDDC Keynote yesterday. This new iOS version comes with a set of big changes, including a new design for the iOS App Store, a completely redesigned Control Center, smarter Siri, and much more.

Although the first beta version was rolled out to developers yesterday, the firmware still  contains a number of serious issues. If you have updated your iDevice to iOS 11 beta and are getting a lot of bugs, then it’d better downgrade back to iOS 10.3.2.

However, before downgrading, there are a few important points you should note:

  • Once you downgrade to iOS 10.3.2, you will not able to restore from the iCloud or iTunes backup that was done in iOS 11. You can only restore from an iOS 10 backup.
  • Ensure that you have already installed the latest iTunes version on your computer
  • The process will format your device, and then restore it from a compatible backup, so it might get longer depending on the size of the backup.

Also read: How to Easily Change iPhone Passcode or Password

Steps Too Downgrade iOS 11 Beta to iOS 10.3.2

  • First, download the compatible iOS 10.3.2 firmware for your device from here
  • Next, go to Settings> iCloud and turn off Find My iPhone feature
  • Now, power off your iPhone/iPad, press and hold down the Power button and the Home button for 10 seconds (On iPhone 7/7 Plus is Power + Volume Down buttons). After 10 seconds, go of the Power button, but still hold the Home button and connect it to your computer. Doing this will put your iPhone/iPad into DFU Mode, which allows iTunes to restore a fresh iOS 10.3.2 version.
  • After iTunes displays a pop-up saying that “iTunes has detected an iPhone in Recovery mode”, that means your device is now ready to downgrade to iOS 10.3.2. The symbol of the cable will also appear on the iPhone and on your computer; release the Home button
  • Now, hold the Option key on the Mac, or the Shift key on Windows, then click “Restore iPhone” button to start the downgrade process.
  • Choose the folder that saves the downloaded firmware. iTunes will now begin installing iOS 10.3.2 version on your device.
  • Once done, unplug the cable and reboot your device.
  • Your device now runs on the iOS 10.3.2, you can choose a backup from iCloud or iTunes to restore the data.

Above are some steps to downgrade from iOS 11developer beta to iOS 10.3.2. If you find any useful information, share your comments with us below.


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