TinyCFW allows to downgrade iOS 5 to iOS 4.3.3 for iPhone 4 and iPad 2[How to]


Semaphore&#one hundred sixty;TinyUmbrella sofware that saves iOS SHSH, now offers a new software called TinyCFW . Beare that it was not scheduled to be launched to the public. Originally, Initially developed to help a friend in need, wanting to downgrade from iOS 5 to iOS 4.3.3 on the iPad 2. The restoring process was getting stuck at the end with error 1015. Semaphore helped and offered on the new software in its blog.


What is TinyCFW then? The software will be loaded to the last date in the baseband in iOS 4.3.3 firmware. As you can see it to believe in cheating iTunes everything is good. This new process has already been revealed in the past, Apple's servers now detect what baseband you have or not to allow the complete restoration. Once done, it will take to bring TinyUmbrella and iTunes to start the process.

Be careful not to confuse everything. As recalled in Semaphore, this is not a new jailbreak tool or a tool to downgrade to any firmware. Moreover, it is only compatible with the iPad and iPhone 3G 2 4. Note for iPhone 4: If you want an unlocked, go your way. As explained above, the firmware will be created with the latest baseband dated. The latter can only be unlocked with ultrasn0w for hours.

If you want to try your experience, here are the download links  TinyCFW  :

  • TinyCFW (Windows) - Download
  • TinyCFW (JAVA) - Download


With the help of TinyCFW iPad can also perform two-owner (with 3G module) to downgrade to iOS 4.3.3 Untethered Jailbreak and install one later. Of course, the SHSH blobs of iOS 4.3.3 will be provided for the process to work at all.

Requirements for the downgrade:

  • The SHSH blobs of iOS 4.3.3 must be stored
  • iOS 4.3.3 firmware for the iPad 2 or iPhone 4
  • TinyUmbrella download and install ( Windows / Mac )
  • TinyCFW download

Downgrade instructions iPad 2 3G or iPhone 4 iOS 5.0.1 / 5.0 to iOS 4.3.3:

Step 1 : 
Start the program TinyCFW either the EXE or the jar file (conditions are at least 2.5 GB of RAM and the latest Java version)

Step 2 : 
Click on "Choose Current IPSW" and select the firmware that you have secured for her the SHSH blobs with TinyUmbrella or Cydia.

Step 3:
Then, the firmware checks and displays the relevant information.

Step 4:
Then you must "Save Target IPSW" and press the desired custom firmware is created.

Step 5:
After the custom firmware was created, it must be open TinyUmbrella. Click TinyUmbrella to "log" and "Start TSS Server" button. The process starts in the background, you get the confirmation message when the "TSS Accepting connections" in the log window is displayed.

If you have saved the SHSH blobs on the server from Cydia (Saurik), you have to TinyUmbrella on the menu item "Advanced" tab and tick the "Set hosts to Cydia on Exit". Then you can close the program.

Step 6:
Now you need your device in DFU mode set. For this you have to go through the following steps:

  • Connects your device to a PC or Mac
  • Turns your device
  • ITunes will now start
  • Hold the power button and home button simultaneously for 10 seconds
  • After 10 seconds, you just have to let go of the power button, but not the home button
  • iTunes should now recognize the device

At this point, the screen of your device is turned off, then you have successfully brought your device in DFU mode. However, if the iTunes icon appears, you are in the recovery mode and not DFU mode.

Step 5:
Now open iTunes selects, from your device. Pressing the Shift key on Windows or Alt on Mac and click on "Restore". Next, you will be prompted to select the appropriate firmware file. Now you can select the firmware file, you want to downgrade it. Now the older firmware version of iTunes on your IOS device is installed. When the installation is finished, your device will restart automatically.

After successfully restoring your device is positioned at the desired IOS version and can be equipped with an Untethered Jailbreak.

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