How to downgrade iOS 9.1 to iOS 9.0.2

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iOS 9.1 has good features with new emoji and bug fixes for most iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users who are running iOS 9, but some users who have updated from iOS 9.0.2 to iOS 9.1 may decide they’d like to go back to the earlier version. If you’re not aware of how to downgrade iOS 9.1 to iOS 9.0.2 then simply follow the steps given below :

Steps to downgrade iOS 9.1 to iOS 9.0.2 :

  • Back up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iTunes or iCloud, if not both don’t skip this, you don’t want to lose your data which was in you store in your device.
  • Download the iOS 9.0.2 IPSW file for your specific device, but make sure the model matches up to yours otherwise the firmware will not work and put the .ipsw file somewhere easy to find, like the Desktop or My Documents.
  • Open iTunes on the Mac or PC and connect the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the computer via the devices USB cable.
  • Select the device from iTunes and go to the Summary page, for Mac: OPTION + click the Check for Update button where as for Windows: SHIFT + click the Update button.
  • Select the iOS 9.0.2 firmware file (the .ipsw file) you downloaded in the second step and choose to Update.

Simple there’s no DFU mode and no recovery mode required, iOS 9.0.2 will install onto your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, replacing iOS 9.1.

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