The iOS users who have updated their iPhone or iPad to the iOS 13 are likely to get annoyed by various bugs and software issues. If you are also facing the same problems, then you may want to reverse your OS to the previous version of iOS. The iOS 12 is, without any doubt, one of the best iOS versions. If you are planning to revert to the original iOS, then this article will help you to downgrade your iOS device. So let’s get started.
This method will only work if you have the backup of the previous iOS 12 version. Well, you are most likely to have a backup of the last version of your OS because nobody wants to lose the original iOS version. So, in this article, we are going to restore the iOS13 to iOS 12 with the help of backup you have created before installing the iOS 13.
How to Downgrade iOS 13 to iOS 12? Step by Step Tutorial
To downgrade your operating system, you need to navigate to the recovery mode in your iPhone. After successfully reaching the recovery menu, you can follow the below tutorial.
Plug your iPhone into your PC. If iTunes on your PC doesn’t pop up automatically then open it manually. Now iTunes will identify your phone in recovery mode and will ask to select from the available options.
- Hit the “Restore” button on the iTunes dialogue box.
- Choose the “Restore and Update” option.
- Hit the “Next” button in the iOS 12 Software Updater.
- Tap the “Agree” button to begin the downgrading process.
If the phone restarts before completing the downgrading process, it means the process has failed. You need to put your phone into recovery mode again. After reaching the recovery menu, repeat the above downgrading steps. Once the process completes, enjoy the previous version of iOS.
It was a quick tutorial, and we hope it helped you to configure your OS. The new iOS 13 Beta is still improving so we have to wait until iOS 13 official releases. If you want to revert to iOS 12, then you should follow the above guide thoroughly. But before you downgrade your iPhone never forget to take a backup of your precious data. To learn how to get into the recovery mode, you might like to watch a YouTube tutorial video.
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