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How to Downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.2 or any iOS 9 Version

by Fahad Saleem

Apple recently launched iOS 10 beta which is packed with exciting new features and fabulous UI. We posted our guide on how to install iOS 10 beta, and it got a great response. But after the initial euphoria faded away, many users now want to downgrade iOS 10 beta to iOS 9 because iOS 10 beta is not the full and final version. Apple launches beta versions for developers and geeks in order for them to give feedback, find bugs and loopholes in the new OS. If you played with iOS 10 beta and want to downgrade and uninstall iOS 10 beta back to iOS 9, follow the steps given below.

Downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9

You must have the latest version of iTunes installed in your Mac or Windows PC. This is important because iTunes will play a key role in downgrading iOS 10 beta to iOS 9.

Now, download the file for iOS 9.3.2 IPSW that which is officially developed by Apple. You can find your device-specific IPSW file from this link (www.

Now connect your iPhone or iPad to your PC or Mac in which iTunes software is installed.

Now you have to turn on the DFU mode on your device. Check our guide on how to turn on DFU mode on iPhone and iPad. It’s easy. Just hold power button, Home/Touch ID buttons together for around ten seconds. After that, release the power button, but keep pressing the Home/Touch ID button and the device will be entered in the DFU mode. iTunes will also detect the DFU mode by showing that it has entered the recovery mode.

Now, from the iTunes interface, just press the Option key on the Mac or Shift key on a Windows on Windows PC and then click on the “Restore iPhone” option.

You will be prompted on the screen. Just browse to and select the iOS 9.3.2 firmware file that was downloaded in earlier. iTunes will start installing iOS 9.3.2 afresh. You should not unplug your iPhone or iPad from your computer until the process is completed.

After the process has completed, you can restore the backup.

That’s all there is to it. This is how to downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.2. You can also downgrade iOS 10 beta to any version of iOS 9, depending upon the availability of firmware file. Tell us in the comments in case of any confusion.

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