If you have updated to ios 6 beta firmware and not happy with the firmware ios 6 beta and wanted to downgrade to ios 5.1.1. No Worries, i will provide you step by step tutorial to downgrade ios 6 beta to ios 5.1.1. This tutorial will work with iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch on ios 6 beta firmware apple just released.
Steps to Downgrade ios 6 beta firmware to ios 5.1.1:
Step 1) – The first thing you will need to do is download the iOS 5.1.1 firmware file for your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. You can do this by visiting the [iPhone – Here] [iPad – Here] [iPod Touch – Here].
Step 2) – Plug your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad into your computer if you have not already via your USB cable and now you will need to put your iOS device into DFU mode by following the instructions below:
- Shutoff your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.
- Hold down Power (corner) button for 5 seconds.
- Without releasing the Power button, also hold down the Home (bottom center) button along with the Power button for 10 seconds.
- Without releasing the home button, stop holding down the power button for up to 15 seconds.
Step 3) – If you entered DFU mode correctly your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad should be on a black screen, and iTunes should popup alerting you your iOS device is in recovery mode (it will not be able to tell you information about your iOS device). With your iOS device in DFU mode you will simply need to SHIFT click the Restore button on Windows or Option (alt) click the Restore button on Mac OS X and select your applicable iOS 5.1.1 IPSW.
Step 4) – Your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad will now start being restored back to the iOS 5.1.1 firmware (this process can take up to 10 minutes). When your iOS device reboots in a functional state you can now Jailbreak Untethered on iOS 5.1.1 using a Jailbreaking tool like Absinthe available in the Our Downloads Section.
Congratulations! You are no longer running the buggy iOS 6 beta 1 firmware on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. If you have any further questions please turn your attention to the comments section below.
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