Although the new system of iOS 13 brings many new features, such as ARKit 2and Memoji, it also has brought some problems. Many users give a lot of feedback that there is still some problems after upgrading to iOS 13, including iPhone crashing, not turning on or stuck issue, which greatly influencing the normal use of the cell phone. So you may be forced to downgrade iOS version. iTunes is always an essential part when it comes to iOS downgrade. However, errors always occur when we try to downgrade with iTunes. Don’t fret, this article can help you downgrade iOS without iTunes.
Since everything on the device will be erased permanently after downgrading from iOS 13 beta or iOS 13 to iOS 12, it is of great importance to make a complete backup of the data on your iPhone or iPad, so that you will not need to worry any data loss.
Check Your iPhone Version: The most important thing to note before downgrading is to figure out your iPhone model, this is especially important. You can find the model number on the back of the device. Since different models of iPhone use different firmware, and you need to download the corresponding firmware before downgrade.
As an alternative of iTunes, FoneGeek iOS System Recovery is always a perfect program to upgrade, downgrade or restore iOS system for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Besides, what makes it better than iTunes is that it can not only restore or downgrade iOS version, it also acts as a repair tool to fix all iPhone or iPad issues. Any problems coming large and small can be resolved in one click, including iOS downgrade/upgrade issues, iPhone stuck problem, black/white/blue screen of death issue, touch id problems, etc.
It allows to downgrade iOS 13 without iTunes in a safe way. Your data is 100% secured, not data will get leased or lost during or after the downgrade process.
Step 1. After downloading and installing this repair tool on your win or Mac, make it run and select ‘iOS Repair’.
Step 2.Now using a good quality USB cable to connect the device to computer, and the device will be detected by the repair program. Then click ‘Start’ button.
Step 3. Your iPhone is prompted to be boot into DFU mode. First, turn off your device, then press and hold the Volume down button and the on/off button for 8 -10 seconds. Then keep pressing the Volume down button while release the on/off button until the iPhone is successfully put into DFU mode.
Step 4. Different iOS firmware package will be displayed. Since that you are trying to downgrade iOS 13 to lower iOS versions, you can choose an older iOS version, such as iOS 11, then click 'Fix Now' button.
Step 5. When the repair process get started, the iOS 11 firmware package will be installed on your iPhone. At the same time, stable network connection is also required in case the process being interrupted. After that process, you will find that your device has been downgraded from iOS 13
Back up iPhone data is necessary before performing the downgrade process in case the iPhone data get lost or damaged. iCloud is a free tool for you. It offers a free 5GB cloud storage for iOS users to back up the iPhone data to iCloud. Although purchased apps, iBooks, music will not be backed up, but int the future, when you choose to restore from this iCloud backup, you can download these apps from Apple store. Below are the steps to back up iPhone with iCloud.
Step 1. First of all, ensure that your iPhone is connected to a stable WiFi network.
Step 2. Open the Settings app, click your name and select iCloud options. Hit on Back Up and enable this featue.
Step 3. Then all of the iPhone data will be backed up to the iCloud.
If you are trying to downgrade iOS 13 to iOS 12 with iTunes and finally encounter the stuck issue, what will you do? In reality, this problem always occurs during the iOS upgrade or downgrade process. To handle this kind of stuck issue, we recommend you to read the tips in this article to solve this problem. To avoid this problem from the root, iOS System Recovery can be used to downgrade iOS without iTunes or fix all iOS issues.
You should have a clear idea of how to downgrade iOS without iTunes after going through the methods provided in this article. FoneGeek iOS System Recovery is a simple and amazing program allowing you to downgrade from iOS 13 to iOS 12 without any data loss. And it will only take a short time for the downgrade process to complete.
By Joan J. Mims
Posted on May 05, 2018, 14:19:16
Joan J. Mims is interested in researching all tips about iPhone, iPad and Android. He loves to share useful ideas with all users.