How to Downgrade iOS without Computer or with Computer

I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 10 when iOS 10 beta first released. I like its new added features, such as more intelligent Siri and improved Music app. However, I found out that it is not fit for me. I still like iOS 9 more and I want to know how to downgrade iOS without computer or with computer so that I can use iOS 9 again. Moreover, I realize that I can rectify my iPhone hardware after I downgrade my iPhone to iOS 9. Here I would like to share my experience of downgrading iOS version on my iPhone. If you want to do the same thing as me, you are supposed to back up your current iPhone data in advance. Hence you can retrieve your lost data which are missing due to your operation.


Part 1. How to Downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9 via iTunes


Step 1. Updata your iTunes

You need to make sure that you have the latest iTunes version on your computer before you do the iOS downgrade action.


Step 2. Download a compatible ISPW file of iOS 9 onto your computer


Step 3. Go to "Settings > iCloud" and then toggle off "Find My iPhone" on your iPhone


Step 4. Open iTunes and plug your iPhone into PC or Mac


Step 5. Set up your iPhone to DFU mode

Press the "Power" and "Home" buttons for a period of 10 seconds > Let go your Power button but still hold the "Home" switch until you get into DFU mode > Get a hint that says your iTunes has recognized your iPhone in recovery mode.


Step 6. Tap the "Shift" key on your PC and click on the "Restore iPhone…" button

If you are using Mac, then you need to tap on the "Option" on your keyboard.


Step 7. Choose the iOS 9 firmware file which you downloaded in Step 2 to recover your iOS version


Part 2. How to Downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9 with iOS Data Recovery


Actually, the methods about how to downgrade iOS without computer or with computer have risk of losing data because of downgrade failure or other errors. But here is a program that performs well in downgrading task and won't cause data loss. This program is iOS Data Recovery. It can not merely downgrade iOS version but also fix some iPhone problems like white apple, stuck in recovery mode or iPhone frozen.



Key Functions of iOS Data Recovery

1. Fix iPhone issues like stuck in recovery mode, white screen, etc.

2. Repair iPhone without losing data

4. Recover lost data like messages, videos, call logs, notes, and photos

5. Compatible with most of iOS device.


Tutorial of How to Downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9


Step 1. Open iOS Data Recovery



Step 2. Download an iOS 9 ISPW file onto your iOS device


Step 3. Choose the iOS firmware file in iOS Data Recover by clicking "Select" button

Your iOS version will turn to be iOS 9 after the fixing process finishes.



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