How to make downgrade from iOS 7 to iOS 6 (6.1.3 / 6.1.2) [instruction]
Most of the users of devices on iOS already had time to evaluate the advantages of the seventh version of the operating system Apple. And how strange it is Many were not satisfied - half did not perceive the design, others complain about the brakes, comparing it in performance and optimization with Android. For iPhone 4 owners who upgraded to iOS 7, if you installed iOS6 * and installed SHSH blobs before installing the new axis, you can roll back to iOS 6. It's about iOS 6.1.3 and iOS 6.1.2 .
To avoid problems with iGadget on iOS 7, you can use the instruction on downgrade from iOS 7 to iOS 6 for iPhone4.
Requirements and files:
- IPhone 4 running iOS 7 .
- The latest version of iFaith v.1.5.9 .
- ITunes 11.0.5 for Windows.
- The official iOS 6.1.3 or iOS 6.1.2 firmware .
- Computer on Windows.
How to switch from iOS 7 to iOS 6.1.3 or 6.1.2
Step 1: Make sure you have iTunes 11.0.5 or earlier installed. If you are using iTunes 11.1 - uninstall the program and download the older build. In recent versions of iTunes, Apple has blocked the ability to install custom iOS 7 firmware. When uninstalling the player, be sure to also remove additional services - Apple Mobile Device, Apple Software Update and Bonjour .
Step 2: After restarting your computer, download iTunes 11.0.5 from the link above. If you see an error with the iTunes Music Library.xml file, go to the iTunes Music folder and delete this file.
Step 3: Download the latest version of iFaith (v.1.5.9) by following the link above.
Step 4: Launch iFaith . If you saved the SHSH certificate on the Cydia servers, click the "Show Available SHSH Caches on Server" button so that the program copies it to the hard drive. Now, on the iFaith start screen, select the option "Build" * signed * IPSW w / Blobs ". You will be taken to the iOS 6 customization page.
Step 5: Specify the location of the SHSH certificate and the downloaded IPSW file iOS 6.1.3 / 6.1.2 . In this step, iFaith will create a special firmware for installation on your iPhone 4.
Step 6: Put the smartphone into DFU mode . Without this iTunes will show error 1600 . The sequence of actions is as follows: hold the lock button for 3 seconds; Do not release the lock button, press the Home button for 10 seconds; While holding the Home button, release the lock button. Continue to hold the button for 30 seconds.
Step 7: Launch iTunes and connect iPhone to your computer. The program will inform you that the connected gadget is in recovery mode. While holding SHIFT on the keyboard, click the Restore button.
Congratulations! After installing the OS, you will have a fully functional iPhone 4 running iOS 6.1.3 or iOS 6.1.2, which you can use.