How to Downgrade from iOS 10.3.2
Ever since Apple first released iOS 10, it constantly pushed out updates to it which made it even better. And now this version of the operating system has reached 10.3.2. Yep, a new iOS update is now rolling out over the air, and it’s for the 10.3.2 version. This is generally good news for most Apple users, seeing as how the update brings a few cool new features, as well as tweaks for older ones. On top of that, it also comes with the occasional security patch, which is always a good thing.
Overall, we’re glad to see the new iOS 10.3.2 coming to many devices, but for some devices it might not be that welcome. Due to Apple’s new update system, all devices now automatically receive the new iOS as soon as it comes out. While this might make life easier for a whole bunch of people, it’s also dangerous if it’s accidentally installed on aging devices that can’t handle it. Thus, some older devices that received the update now experience problems with battery life, as well as freezing and lagging.
Downgrade your iPhone and iPad
Fortunately, you can revert your iPhone, iPad or iPod to an older version of iOS easily. First you need the IPSW file for the version you want to install. You also need the latest version of iTunes running on your computer. Then you turn off Find My iPhone from your Settings menu, then connect your device to your computer. Put the device in DFU mode and click the Restore iPhone button in iTunes. Now you can browse for the previously downloaded IPSW file and select it. And you’re basically done. All that’s left to do is wait for the downgrading to finish, then you can enjoy your device again with an appropriate iOS running on it.