Want to downgrade 5.0.1 to 4.3.5 / 4.3.3 ? Well, in this post I will show you how to downgrade iOS 5.0.1 to 4.3.3 / 4.3.5 or to whichever version of iOS you are interested in for iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod touch 4G, 3G and iPad.
Downgrade 5.0.1 to 4.3.3 / 4.3.5 – Requirement :
Before we show you how to downgrade 5.0.1 to 4.3.3 / 4.3.5 or any iOS version please keep in mind that you can only downgrade your iOS version only if you have saved your SHSH blobs (for the older iOS version) using either Cydia or TinyUmbrella (or even the “copy from /tmp during restore” method for advanced users).
iPhone 4S downgrade still not available as it can’t be jailbroken so far.
How to downgrade 5.0.1 to 4.3.3 / 4.3.5 – iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod Touch 4G, 3G, iPad:
Step 1: Make sure that you have downloaded the version of iOS which you gonna downgrade to (4.3.5, 4.3.3 or any iOS version)
Step 2: Navigate to :
Windows Users: Windows > System 32 > drivers > etc
Mac Users : etc
Open hosts file with the text editor then add the following code to the end of the file :
Alternatively: Use TinyUmbrella to make iTunes look at Cydia’s Server in the Advanced options.
Step 3: Plug your iOS device and switch it off
Step 4: Put your iOS device in DFU mode (Use redsn0w 0.9.9b8 for this, go to extras then Pwned DFU)
Step 5: Select the firmware you gonna downgrade to manually to restore your deice. (Shift on Windows, and option on a Mac)
iTunes will tell you that it is verifying with Apple servers but actually it will verify with Cydia servers.
Step 6: You may receive 10xx error, but don’t worry, this is normal and has a quick fix – Click Here to fix such errors.
Now you have successfully downgrade iOS 5.0.1 to 4.3.3 / 4.3.5 , but in case you found any problems doing this, please let us know in the comment section.