How to Downgrade iOS 9.3 to iOS 9.2.1 on iPhone, iPad

If you need to downgrade your Apple iOS Device like iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch from iOS 9.3 to iOS 9.2.1, follow the step by step instructions. Apple could stop signing for iOS 9.2.1 at any moment. So hurry up to downgrade your Apple iOS device.

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Important Notes:-

  • You can only downgrade your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch device to iOS 9.2.1.
  • Before doing any downgrading process, first back up your iOS device using iCloud or iTunes.
  • Apple does not recommended downgrading. So it’s your own risk.

How to Downgrade from iOS 9.3 to iOS 9.2.1

Step 1: First download iOS 9.2.1 ipsw firmware file for your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Step 2: Connect your Apple iOS device (running under iOS 9.3) to computer (Mac or Windows).

Step 3: Launch iTunes app from your computer and select your Apple device from the top right corner.

Step 4: Hold the Alt/Option key (Mac) or Shift key (Windows) on your keyboard and choose the check for update option. Actually it was a restore method. So don’t forget to take a backup.


Step 5:  Select the .ipsw file (which is already downloaded) from your computer. iTunes will show you a message to update your iOS device to iOS 9.2.1.

Step 6: Choose Update option. iTunes should now downgrade your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to iOS 9.2.1.

After downgrading, your iOS device will restart. Now you should see “Slide to upgrade”. Just enter the passcode and wait sometimes for the downgrade process to complete.

That’s all.

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