How to Downgrade iOS 14 Beta to iOS 14 without Data Loss
Apple has released iOS 14 Beta, an update that comes with many new features including home screen widgets, App library, etc. There are many bugs to be improved since it's a beta version. Thus, you can downgrade iOS 14 beta without data loss if you are not satisfied with the new features and no longer want it.
- Part 1. How to Uninstall iOS 14 Beta Software without iTunes (Easy & Fast)
- Part 2. How to Remove iOS 14 Beta with iTunes/Finder (Complicated)
Part 1. How to Downgrade iOS 14 Beta Back to iOS 14 without iTunes(No Data Loss)
To downgrade iOS without iTunes, Tenorshare ReiBoot will be you best choice! This iOS system repair tool is able to fix various iOS problems and re-install the latest iOS version on your iPhone without any data loss as well. Here's how to do.
Download and install the program on your PC or Mac. Launch the program and connect your iPhone to computer. Select the “Repair Operating System” option.
Then click on "Fix Now" to enter the firmware download screen, just click "download" button to download the matching package.
After the firmware package is downloaded, click "Start Repair" to start to downgrade from iOS 14.2 beta 3 to iOS 14
Once the repair process is completed, your iPhone will revert back to iOS 14. That's all.
Part 2. How to Remove iOS 14 Beta with iTunes/Finder (Complicated)
Note: It's suggested that back up your iPhone before downgrading because the process will delete all the data on your device.
Step 1. Disable 'Find My iPhone' before You Remove iOS 14 Beta
Go to Settings app on iPhone > tap ‘Account Name’ at the top > tap ‘Find My’ > turn off ‘Find My iPhone’ option, you need to enter your account password to confirm.
Step 2. Download the IPSW File on Your Windows PC or Mac
Visit the official website https://ipsw.me/ to download the matching IPSW file. Select the iPhone model and then choose the signed firmware to download.
Step 3. Put Your iPhone in Recovery Mode
The steps to manually enter recovery mode vary from device to device and it’s easy to fail. So, why not utilize the free function of ReiBoot to help you one click to enter recovery mode? What you need to do is just connect your iPhone to Reiboot and click the “Enter Recovery Mode” option.
Learn more about how to manually enter recovery mode.
Step 4. Connect Your iPhone to iTunes or Finder
Please make sure that the iTunes on macOS is the latest version. After connected, iTunes or Finder will detect your iPhone in recovery mode and pop up a windows. Click the “Restore” option, which will erase all data on your device and installs the current iOS 14.
When the restore process is completed, you can set up your iPhone from the archived backup.
The Bottom Line
This article has introduced two methods to downgrade iOS 14 Beta. Among of them, using Tenorshare ReiBoot is your best bet, because it greatly saves your effort to manually download the matching IPSW files and the steps are simpler than iTunes.
Search More Questions about How to Downgrade iOS 14 Beta
Q1. How to downgrade iOS Beta without computer?
You can’t downgrade iOS Beta without computer because Apple will stop signing older firmware once release the new public iOS version.
Q2. How to downgrade iOS 14 Beta without data loss?
In fact, downgrading iOS will not erase all of the data on your device and then install an older version of iOS.
Q3. How do I delete my iOS 14.2 beta 3 profile?
- Head to Settings on iPhone > General > Profiles & Device Management
- Selete the iOS Beta Software Profile and then click 'Remove Profile'
- Restart your iPhone/iPad
Q4. How I can remove iOS beta 14 and get back in iOS 13 using iCloud back up?
You cannot downgrade to iOS 13 using iCloud backup directly. Apple has stopped signing iOS 13.7 firmware now.