How to download from iOS 9.2 to iOS 9.1 on iPhone iPad

Apple finally released the public version of iOS 9.2 with major bug fixes and some new features. One of the features of iOS 9.2 is to allow you to import photos and videos directly from an external USB source. There are specific users who are still happy with iOS 9.1 and have upgraded to iOS 9.2, either accidentally or for experimental purposes.

In case you have upgraded to the latest iOS version and want to go back to iOS 9.1, you still have the Apple signature window open. There is no certainty how long Apple will sign iOS 9.1 IPSW, so if you plan to downgrade, you should act quickly. The following guide shows the process of downgrading to iOS 9.1

How to switch from iOS 9.2 to iOS 9.1 on iPhone and iPad

Step 1 : The first and most important thing you will need is the correct IPSW file for your iDevice. Get it from here , but make sure you download the correct IPSW file for your firmware.

Step 2 : There is no risk involved, but precautions are better than cure. Perform a full backup of your device with iTunes or iCloud.

Step 3: opens iTunes while your device is connected with a USB cable.

Step 4: Now select your device and OPTION + Click ” Restore iPhone “. If you are a Windows user, you will need to SHIFT + click on the button ” Restore iPhone “.

Step 5: Now select the IPSW file from the destination folder, which you downloaded in the first step.

Step 6: The degradation process will take a few minutes, so be patient while it is finished.

Once the process is complete, you will have two options: to set your device as new or to restore from the backup you made earlier.

Thats it; you are now in iOS 9.1. However, we would not recommend downgrading because iOS 9.2 has some major bug fixes and some really exciting new features. Downgraded to iOS 9.1? If so, please share with us the reason for the downgrading in the comments, at