Now you can downgrade from iOS 7 to iOS 6.1.3. Only iPhone 4 users can do it if they have SHSH blobs saved for iOS 6.1.3 and it’s possible to jailbreak your device, as soon as the tool comes out. Just, follow us right after the break we have go a simple step-by-step tutorial guide…
Dear iTechNow reader, if you have an iPhone 4 running iOS 7 and wish to downgrade to iOS 6.1.3 you can do it, But…
1- If you saved SHSH blobs for iOS 6.1.3 and may SHSH blobs for iOS 6.1.2 be required.
2- If you are iPhone 4 user. This guide will not work with “iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini and iPod touch 5G.”
4- You should uninstall iTunes 11.1 or later to be ready for the new download.
5- This process involves restoring your device with custom iOS firmware file, so restoring it from back up could be a time consuming process. So do this when you have time on your hand.
This method for those Windows users, before anything you will need to prepare some files. Please, download these files from the embedded links below…
- Download iFaith, don’t forget to unzip the file [Direct Download Link]
- Download iOS 6.1.3 for iPhone 4 [iPhone 4 GSM] [iPhone 4 CDMA]
- Download iTunes 11.0 for Windows “32-bit”
- Download iTunes 11.0 for Windows “64-bit”
After downloading these files embedded above, follow as shown below…
Step 1: Connect your iPhone 4 device to your Windows machine.
Step 2: Start iFaith program you just downloaded form the above links and hit the “Ok” button.
Step 3: Hit on “Show Available SHSH Caches on Server”
Step 4: Now you will be asked if you want to use your connected iDevice, simply click “Yes”.
Step 5: Now hit “Show list of available SHSH blobs on TSS server(s).” to download data, as shown in yellow below…
Step 6: Select iOS 6.1.3 (Cydia) or (iFaith) then hit download selected blobs, then select the location preferably Desktop and hit “Ok”.
Step 7: Complete the download by hitting “Ok” after downloading SHSH blobs for iOS 6.1.3 with another “Ok” when it successfully verified the apt tickets for iOS 6.1.3
Step 8: Now click “No” to exit the program “iFaith”
Step 9: Start the program again, click “Ok” to continue
Step 10: Hit on “Build signed IPSW w/ blobs” option and “Browse for blobs”, as shown below…
Step 11: Hit “Ok” to continue when you get “the provided apticket looks valid,” message.
- Click on the “Browse for the IPSW” and point it to iOS firmware file you had downloaded earlier, or you can ask iFaith to download it for you by clicking on the “Download it for me.”
- It will verify the IPSW. If it is the correct one, it will give you an option to “Build IPSW,” click on it to continue.
Note: This step may take a while, hold on and wait to finish the process.
After it is done, follow these few steps shown below, via iPhoneHacks:
It will inform you that it has “finished creating your custom “signed” IPSW.” Note the filename. Click on the “Ok” button to continue.
You now need to put your device in pwned DFU state. Turn off your iPhone and click on the “Start” button and follow the on-screen instructions to put it in pwned DFU state.
Prepare to press and hold Power and Home button in 5 seconds.
Press and hold Power and home button for 10 seconds and prepare to release Power button.
Release the Power button and Continue holding the Home button for 30 seconds.
After it has detected the device is in DFU mode, it will run iREB and inform you that your device is successfully in pwned DFU state. Click on the “Ok” button, and “Ok” again to exit iFaith.
Now launch iTunes 11.0. It should prompt you that iTunes has detected in recovery mode. Click “Ok” to continue.
Hold down on the Shift key and click the “Restore iPhone…” button in the Summary pane. Browse to the custom .ipsw file (has the words “iFaith” and “signed” in the file name) and select it.
iTunes will take sometime to restore your iPhone with the custom firmware file. Do not disconnect your device until the restore has finished.
After the restore is successful, follow the onscreen instructions on your iPhone to set it up. You may restore from the backup.
Congrats, you have successfully downgraded from iOS 7 to iOS 6.1.3, make sure to follow links below to get the untethered jailbreak tool for your iPhone.