What you need to know about downgrading iOS 15 Beta to iOS 14
- You need to download the iOS 14 IPSW file. This is about 5GB.
- Then put your iPhone in recovery mode and install iOS 14.
- If you have a backup of iOS 14, restore it or set up your iPhone as new.
Apple has announced an exciting new iOS 15, and we already have a post on how to download and install it. However, as it is in the early stages of beta, the new features have a myriad of bugs and glitches. If you have too many of them to live with, here’s how to downgrade from iOS 15 to stable iOS 14.
Before you start:
- You need a Mac or PC to downgrade from iOS 15 Beta to iOS 14.
- A fast and stable internet connection is required to download IPSW files.
- You cannot restore a backup of iOS 15 to iOS 14. Therefore, manually back up new documents, images, files, etc. created while using iOS 15 to services such as iCloud Drive, Google Photos, OneDrive. You can re-download these to iOS 14 later.
- If you have an archive backup of iOS 14, you can restore your data on your phone before installing iOS 15 Beta.
- If you don’t have a backup of iOS 14, you’ll need to set up your iPhone as new after the downgrade.
How to downgrade from iOS 15 Beta to iOS 14.6
- Download the device restore image to your computer: This link shows how and where to download the latest iOS IPSW files for iPhone.
The IPSW file size will be about 5.5GB. Please wait until it is downloaded.
- Turn off Find My iPhone: Open your iPhone settings and tap your name at the top. Tap Find My iPhone → Find My iPhone and switch off Find My iPhone.Enter and tap the device passcode Erase..
- Connect your iOS 15 iPhone to your computer: Connect your iPhone to your Mac or Windows PC using the appropriate cable.A message may be displayedUnlock your iPhone and use accessories, “Unlock your device using Touch ID / Face ID / passcode.
- Open Finder or iTunes: Open Finder on a Mac running macOS Catalina, Big Sur, and the latest macOS Monterey. Open iTunes on a Mac running macOS Mojave or earlier or a Windows PC.
- Find my iPhone: In the left sidebar of the Finder,[場所]It will be displayed below. In iTunes, click the small iPhone icon.Click when prompted Trust In the Finder.Tap now Trust Enter your passcode on your iPhone.
- Put the device in recovery mode: The procedure differs depending on the iPhone model. Follow this guide for detailed instructions on entering recovery mode. Here is a brief explanation.
- For iPhone 8 or later: Continue quickly, press and release volume up Button, then Volume down Press the button and hold down the right Side button Even after the Apple logo is displayed. Leave it alone only after the recovery mode screen (cable pointing to the laptop) is displayed.
- For iPhone 7 series: Hold down together Power switch And Volume down button. When the recovery mode screen appears, leave it as it is.
- For iPhone 6s or earlier: Hold down together Power switch And Home button.. When the recovery mode screen appears, leave it as it is.
- The Finder or iTunes will notify you that it has detected a device in recovery mode.
- Restore iPhone using IPSW files: For Mac (whether you’re using the Finder or iTunes) option Key. On a Windows PC shift Key.Select now Restore iPhone..
- A new window will open. Find the IPSW file you downloaded in step 1. Click to select and click. Open..
- A popup will appear asking for confirmation.Read it and click return..
Note: On macOS Big Sur and later[復元]→[復元と更新]Click to automatically prompt you to download and install the latest iOS 14 version. Download the file. You do not need to use IPWS files. that’s good.However, from the popup[キャンセル]You can also click (or unplug your iPhone and then plug it back in). Then you will see a popup with options to restore. You can now perform steps 8 and beyond.
- Let the computer get the job done: It takes time to complete the process. The status is displayed on your Mac or PC. The iPhone screen also displays the Apple logo with a progress bar. Make sure your iPhone is properly positioned and free of unwanted movements to prevent accidental unplugging.
When the process is complete, your iPhone will restart. The setup screen is displayed on the iPhone running iOS 14. You can now choose to restore from your previous backup (if available) or any of the other options.
We hope you find this extensive guide to downgrading iOS 15 and reinstalling iOS 14.6 helpful. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us in the comments section below.
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