How To Downgrade iOS 8.3 to iOS 8.2 Without Jailbreak

How To Downgrade iOS 8.3 to iOS 8.2 Without Jailbreak

Apple recently launched iOS 8.3, but thousands of users are now reporting touch ID problems in the app store and elsewhere. A few lags and stuck issues are also coming after upgrading to iOS 8.3 from iOS 8.2. Fortunately, Apple is still up for iOS 8.2 so you can downgrade from iOS 8.3 to iOS 8.2 easily. If you want to downgrade your iOS 8.2, make sure to do it now because any moment, Apple will pull off iOS 8.2 support and you will not be able to do the downgrade. Here’s how to downgrade iOS 8.3 to iOS 8.2.

Make sure to take a backup of your iOS device before your proceed.

Open this website.

Here, you will find the iOS 8.2 IPSW file. It can be of large size, like 2GB, you must download this file in your computer.

Once you have downloaded the IPSW file, connect your iPhone with your computer.

Launch iTunes.

 Head over to the ‘Summary’ tab press and hold the  Option/Alt key on your keyboard [ Shift key if you are using a Windows computer]

Keep holding the keys and click the Restore in iTunes button.

Browser the IPSW file of iOS 8.2 you downloaded in your computer, open it and iTunes will start loading it as a backup.

After the process is completed, your iPhone will be running iOS 8.2.

You can also restore backup from iTunes Summary page if you’d take a backup before the process.

This was how to downgrade iOS 8.3 to iOS 8.2. Let us know in the comment if you face any problems.

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3 comments

Anonymous April 13, 2015 - 5:11 am
Hello, I just downgraded my ios from 8.3 to ios 8.2. When I was trying to restore backup (ios 8.3) to my phone (which was ios 8.2 now), it said that "the backup cannot be restored to this iphone because the software on the iphone is too old" .. Is there any way to solve this problems?
Heena Sheikh June 3, 2015 - 2:40 pm
hi i tried doing that, but it says my iPad is not eligible to do so. what does that mean. Is there any way we can downgrade without jailbreaking.
Fahad Saleem June 5, 2015 - 9:08 am
Hi Heeena, Can you please mention the exact error message

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