How to downgrade iOS 8 to iOS 7.1.2

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By now, most people should have the iOS 8 firmware installed in their devices already. In case for some reason you are not satisfied with the new Apple mobile software release. You can always go back by simple downgrading  iOS 8 to iOs 7.1.2. All the links should be found on our download page

How to do all the steps and the steps are well explained in the following lines:

Getting ready for the iOS 8 release, scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, September 17, 2014 It is a free upgrade that involves a lot ‘of devices: iPhone 5S, 5C iPhone, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad Air, iPad Mini with Retina display, iPad Mini, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2 and iPod Touch fifth generation. But at least in the early hours, if not in the early days, it is necessary to deal with the possible clogging of the server that result in slowdowns and waited. Better to wait before proceeding with the operation.

In any case, it is always recommended to backup all the data, check the battery level, update installed apps (and maybe uninstall unused ones) and the iTunes platform, keep handy the credentials of your Apple ID. The upgrade procedure, even directly from the device by going to  Settings> General> Software Update, offers many new features, but not all will be fully available for each device and for each country.

Among the limitations with to reckon, there are those related to the functions of Continuity, available only on the iPhone 5S, 5C iPhone, iPhone 5, iPad, fourth-generation Air iPad, iPad mini, iPad Mini with Retina Display and iPod Touch to fifth generation.

With the arrival of iOS 8 and the new iPhone with larger screen, the developers are pursuing its efforts to update the app. Just to give some examples, Blippar and Cisco AnyConnect were among the first to move to ensure compatibility. A smile are also users of the telephone operator Wind. With the arrival of the new iOS, in fact, can take advantage of the LTE network.

Downgrade iOS 8 To iOS 7.1.2

1. Download the iOS 7.1.2 firmware file for your device from here
2.Connect your iOS 8 device to the computer .
Start iTunes and select your iOS device.

3. Hold down the Alt / Option key on the Mac or the Shift key in Windows on the keyboard and click restore iPhone / iPad / iPod in iTunes.

Important: Alternatively, you can also click on the search button updates rather than restore. We were able to successfully downgrade from 8 to iOS iOS 7.1.2 using this step, but we’re not sure what the problem may have on your data. Then use the recovery method.

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If you’ve enabled Find My iPhone will then be prompted to turn it off before you restore your iPhone / iPad or iPod.

4. Select the ipsw file you downloaded earlier.

iTunes will inform you that will erase your data to restore your device to iOS 7.1.2 and later will verify the restore with Apple.

5. Click the Restore button

iTunes should restore/ downgrade iOS 8 device to iOS 7.1.2. After a reset, the iOS device will reboot. At this point you will see the classic introduction screen, follow the steps. You can then restore your device from a backup, if necessary.

That’s all you need in order to downgrade iOS 8 to an early version of the firmware. Apple could stop signing iOS 7.1.2 at any time. When this happens, you will not be able to downgrade to iOS 7.1.2 again.

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