Downgrade iOS 7 to iOS 6 with iFaith

These days famous iOSs are iOS 7 and iOS 7+. The Apple released this iOS series via few new iDevices. At the very first time, iOS 7 released via iPhone 5S and iOS 5C. It was most popular among iPhone users. Then iOS 7.0.3 released via the iPad Air. Any how, it is available to update iOSs 7.0.6, 7.0.5, 7.0.4, 7.0.3, 7.0.2, 7.0.1 and iOS 7.0.0 via almost all iDevices such as iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPod touch 5, iPad Air, iPad mini with retina, iPad mini, iPad 4, iPad 3 and iPad 2.

As soon as Apple releases new iOS, users like to update it, without thinking or searching, it is available Cydia or not. Finally, they need Cydia too. They ask isn’t there any methods to download and install Cydia for running iOS 7+. At that time, we have Cydia for all the iOS versions besides iOS 7.1. There are available many tools to jailbreak iOS versions. Evasi0n 7 1.0.7 supports to jailbreak iOS 7.0.X. Geeksn0w 2.9 tool supports to jailbreak iOSs 7.1.1 & 7.1. How ever, it can only be used to jailbreak iPhone 4. P0sixspwn 1.0.7 supports to jailbreak iOS 6.1.5, 6.1.4 & 6.1.3. Evasi0n 1.5.3 supports to jailbreak iOS 6.1.2-6.0.0. At this time you may not need this article. Course, there are available Cydia for almost all iDevices with iOSs. Any how, we invite you to read this even one time. If some day, it may lost Cydia, it is better to know about these things. So, recommend you to read this, specially for iPhone 4 users. 

Even if, by downgrading you can download Cydia, there are some limit things to use it. Read the whole of this article. Then you can understand that what are the limitations. Any how, I advise for all the Cydia lovers, even Apple releases new iOSs never update it without searching it is available or not Cydia either the device supports or not to downgrade.

Now let’s turn to downgrade iOS 7 to iOS 6. Here after following details helps only iPhone 4 users. Course, downgrade iOS 7 to iOS 6 with iFaith is support only for the iPhone 4 users. Read following step guide two or three times, before start the downgrade.

Downgrade with iFaith

Step 01. Download latest iFaith 1.5.9 version by clicking here. Then extract it.

Step 02. Download following iOS version, you need. It is available Cydia for iOS 6.1.3 as well as iOS 6.1.2.

iPhone 4 6.1.3

iPhone 4 GSM 6.1.3

iPhone 4 CDMA 6.1.3

iPhone 4 6.1.2

iPhone 4 GSM 6.1.2

iPhone 4 CDMA 6.1.2

Step 03. Download iTunes 11.0.5 version or below version. Course, it is not support to restore custom firmware files via new versions. If, you are using 11.1.X, advise you to uninstall and reinstall 11.0.5 or below version of iTunes.

iTunes 11.0.5 for Windows 64 bit

iTunes 11.0.5 for Windows 32 bit

Step 04. After downloading all the items you need for your PC, connect iPhone 4 with PC.

Step 05. Run iFaith as administrator. iFaith is available Windows version only. Click ok to go next.

Step 06. Click “Build *signed* IPSW w/Blobs” button. Then it will start to process custom firmware creation. At this time, you must select saved SHSH blobs here. Then, it will start to create iOS 6 downgradable firmware, which you selected. (see below of the article. There is available for all the details how to save SHSH blob with using iFaith). Please wait. It will take times to complete.

Step 07. Put your iPhone 4 into DFU mode now. Use following instruction to do that.

Press and keep holding Power and Home buttons for nearly 10 seconds.

While releasing Power button only, keep holding Home button for nearly 30 seconds.

Now your’s iPhone 4 in DFU mode.

Step 08. Launch iTunes, which you downloaded earlier. Now it will detect recovery mode. Click ok.

Step 09. Keep holding Shift key and click “Restore” button. Next want to browse the custom firmware file. Then open it.

Step 10. Now it will restore the custom firmware file in your iPhone 4. It will take few times. Don’t disconnect your iPhone 4, until complete the restore.

Step 11. Now you have complete the downgrade of your iPhone 4 iOS 7 to iOS 6 with iFaith.

Step guide to save SHSH blobs with using iFaith.

Step 01. Run iFaith and click ok. Make sure to run iFaith as administrator.

Step 02. Click “Dump SHSH blobs” then click on the “Proceed”.

Step 03. Connect your iPhone 4 with the PC. Then click on “Let’s go”.

Step 04. Now it will ask “Are you dumping an Apple TV2”. Say “No”.

Step 05. Switch off the iPhone 4. Then click on the “Start” button.

Step 06. Now follow all the instructions, which you give from iFaith. It will take few seconds to complete following iFiath steps.



Upload iBSS

Upload iBEC



Step 07. It will ask the location to save.

Step 08. Now it has finished saving SHSH blobs with iFaith. Click Ok to confirm it.

Important notice

iPhone 4 users must have saved iOS 6.1.3 or iOS 6.1.2 SHSH blobs earlier, before upgrading up to iOS 7 or 7+. This is an important to continue the downgrade process. Otherwise, you can’t continue the downgrade process with iFaith.

iFaith supports to save SHSH blobs for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 4, iPod touch 3, iPod touch 2, iPad 1 and Apple TV.

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