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The latest iOS 10.1.1 firmware is available to download and install on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch device. However, if you have installed iOS 10.1.1 and find that you don’t like it, or if you have a problem with it, then you may want to downgrade back to an earlier version of iOS 10.

What are SHSH blobs and how do I get them?

Once you have read that article, come back here and we will continue with the downgrade process.

Where are SHSH blobs saved to?

To save the SHSH blobs for iOS 10, go to Settings > General > About and then scroll down to where it says ‘SHSH’. Here you should see a list of all the firmwares that are currently signed by Apple, starting with the oldest. If a firmware version is not listed, then it cannot be downgraded to unless Apple changes its signing status for that firmware.

So , How to downgrade to iOS 10.1.1?

To downgrade from iOS 10.1.1 to iOS 10, you will need:

The latest version of iTunes installed on your computer. The firmware file for the version of iOS 10 that you want to downgrade to . (You can find this by going to Settings > General > About and then scrolling down to where it says ‘Firmware’. A Lightning cable to connect your iPhone 5s, iPad Air or iPod touch 6G to the computer.

How do I downgrade from iOS 10.1.1 to iOS 10?

Downgrading is very simple with SHSH2 blobs for 32 bit devices.

Step 1: Put your iPhone 5s, iPad Air or iPod touch 6G into DFU mode. Connect it to your computer using a Lightning cable and open iTunes. Click on the device icon in the top left of iTunes then hold down Shift-Control (Windows) or Alt/Option + Command key (Mac OS X), then click on the ‘Restore iPhone…’ button.

Step 2: A window will pop up asking you to select the firmware file. Navigate to the folder where you saved the iOS 10 firmware file and select it. Click on the ‘Open’ button to continue.

Step 3: iTunes will now downgrade your iPhone 5s, iPad Air or iPod touch 6G from iOS 10.1.1 to iOS 10, and then reboot it a few times as it restores the data that was backed up to iCloud.

How Can I Downgrade My iPhone or iPad To a Previous Version of iOS?

In order to downgrade your iphone or iPad, you will need to use iTunes on your computer to connect the phone and make a backup.

Step 1: Open iTunes on Windows or Mac computers.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with the USB cable supplied.

Step 3: Wait until iTunes detects the device and select ‘Trust this Computer’ when prompted.

Step 4: Select your device from the top right of iTunes then hold down Shift-Control (Windows) or Alt/Option + Command key (Mac OS X), then click on the ‘Restore iPhone…’ button.

Step 5: A window will pop up asking you to select the firmware file. Navigate to the folder where you saved the iOS 8 firmware file and select it. Click on the ‘Open’ button to continue.

Step 6: iTunes will now downgrade your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch from iOS 10.1.1 to iOS 8 and then reboot it a few times as it restores the data that was backed up to iCloud.

Conclusion

Apple users have been experiencing a number of problems with the new iOS 10.1.1, including slower performance and battery drain. The update was meant to fix these issues, but in doing so, it made other minor problems worse. The good news is that you can downgrade to iOS 10.1 and avoid the negatives associated with iOS 10.1.

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