How to Downgrade iOS/iPadOS with ReiBoot

Tenorshare ReiBoot enables you to revert iPhone to previous version. Please kindly refer to the detailed guide to learn how to downgrade iOS/iPadOS with Reiboot.

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Tenorshare ReiBoot provides downgrading iOS system mode, while it will erase all data on your device. Thus, it’s important to back up data before using downgrade features.

This guide mainly introduce how to downgrade from iOS 16 with Downgrade mode. You need to download and install the ReiBoot on your computer first, then follow the steps below.

Step 1. Connect iPhone to Computer

Run ReiBoot on your computer and connect iPhone to computer. Once the device is connected, click “iOS Upgrade/Downgrade” at the bottom left of the panel.

downgrade ios interface on reiboot

Step 2. Choose Downgrade Option

Since it is a beta version, you should choose Downgrade mode. Then, click the button below.

select downgrade option

Downgrade supports to downgrade between the major version, including iOS beta downgrade. For example, downgrade iOS 16 to iOS 15.5.

Step 3. Download Firmware Package

ReiBoot will detect your iOS version automatically and display the downgradable iOS firmware. Click “Download” to get the package.

download the matching firmware to downgrade
  • If you failed to download the firmware, just hit the ‘click here’ to download it through browser.
  • If you've already have a firmware on computer, just click "import local file" to import the firmware manually.

It may take a few minutes to download the firmware.

download the matching firmware to downgrade


  • Unsigned IPSWs cannot currently be restored via ReiBoot. If the iOS version is not supported to downgrade, the program will prompt that no downgradable iOS firmware found.

    no downgradable firmware found
  • You can visit the IPSW website to check which firmware Apple is signing.

Step 4. Initiating Downgrade

Once the firmware package is downloaded on your computer, you can click 'Initiating Downgrade' to downgrade iOS/iPadOS.

confirm to downgrade

iOS Downgrade will cause all data and settings loss, please make sure that you have made a backup before. If confirmed, then click “Continue” button.

confirm to downgrade

Step 5. Downgrading

The program starts to downgrade iOS/iPadOS, please do not disconnect your device during the downgrade process.

downgrading ios sytem

When the downgrade is completed, you will see the completed page and your iPhone/iPad will go back to the previous version.

downgrade completed

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