Friday, December 13, 2013

Downgrade 7.1 to 7.0.4 - WARNING! Do Not Update To iOS 7.1 Beta 3 Without Developer Account!

iOS 7.1 Beta 3 has been released with new features. iOS 7.1 surprise. Do Not Update To iOS 7.1 Beta 3 Without Developer Account! new Apple's iOS 7.1 Beta 3 works ONLY on idevices with developer account. If you don't have it, wait official iOS 7.1 from Apple.
How to Downgrade 7.1 to 7.0.4:


Step 1: Turn the device off, connect it to the computer via USB, and launch iTunes

Step 2:  Place the iOS device into DFU mode: with the device off, hold down the Power and Home buttons together for 10 seconds then release the power button, continue holding Home button until iTunes notifies you of a device in recovery mode being detected. The devices screen should stay black as if turned off.

Step 3: Restore within iTunes through either method a or b:
a) Restore from the iOS 7.0.4 backup you made prior to installing iOS 7.1 beta3
b) Download iOS 7.0.4 from here
    Restore to iOS 7.0.4 IPSW by Option-Clicking the “Restore” button, and then restore from iCloud backup when finished

Step 4: Let iTunes restore back to iOS 7.0.4, the device will reboot when finished

Typically you can’t downgrade iOS 7.1 beta versions so easily, but because Apple is still signing iOS 7.0.4 this allows downgrading to commence with minimal effort.