Downgrading iOS firmware happens rarely. However, at whatever time you may want to downgrade your iOS you ought to be equally prepared for the task. Of the many tweaks and tools the industry has to offer, Beehind downgrade tool is the handiest tool for the job. This tool effectively downgrades your iOS without SHSH blobs and offer a range of compatible iOS versions and devices.
Before we learn how to downgrade iOS systems using Beehind, it would be helpful to understand the many interesting features of this app. The features include:
- Tethered downgrade without SHSH for all A4 devices with limera1n to all iOS versions with tethered boot utility.
- Ability to downgrade all iOS devices using a 32-bit CPU and known decryption keys.
- Kloader can also allow Beehind to repartition dual boot and permanent Jailbreak in a different partition.
- Beehind downgrades iOS firmware without using iTunes. Both the downgrade and restoration are one click processes.
How to use Beehind to downgrade iOS firmware without SHSH blobs
Compared to other methods, it’s easier and simpler to downgrade your iOS using this tool. To get started, consider the following steps.
- Launch Cydia, then download Beehind.
- Launch Beehind. Ensure to download the latest version.
- Click on “Choose” button.
- Select original iOS 6.1.3 IPSW for your device.
- Wait for it to check your device for compatibility issues. Once it’s done it will show a confirmation dialog confirming that you can downgrade your device without SHSH blobs.
- You will be prompted to insert ECID number.
- Wait for the link “New Apple Device found! Click here to get its ECID” to appear under the text box and click it
- This will open a dialog box. Click Yes
- Tap Build IPSW.
- Wait for the directory to build. This takes some time.
- When complete, click OK and then OK again when prompted.
- Make sure that your device is connected and click “Enter Pwnd DFU mode.” Make sure you click only once. If nothing happens wait for 30-40 seconds.
- Your device screen will turn black as Beehind looks for devices in Soft DFU mode.
- You may see a warning message, just unplug or re-plug your device from the computer and click OK.
- Now Beehind will successfully detect your device in DFU mode. Click OK.
- Close all the screens that open except Beehind. Don’t click anything else except the “…” button.
- Select new IPSW file created by Beehind then click on Restore button.
- A cmd window will popup but you don’t need to do anything at all.
- Wait as the app downgrades your iOS firmware. Note, your device will boot itself once the downgrade process is complete.
Did you manage to follow the above steps and succeeded to downgrade your iOS version? Let us know about your experience in the comment section below.
Melvin is a senior writer at iMentality. A DIYer at heart, Melvin loves to craft things in the tech space. He has amassed over a decade of experience in tech writing with special focus on apps and tech guides.