Downgrade to iOS 11.1.2 from iOS 11.2.1 for Upcoming Jailbreak Without Losing Data

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Jailbreaking has always been popular among iOS users as it gives liberty of customizing iDevices according to the taste of users and installing other tweaks. If you are one of the ios users who love jailbreaking their iDevices, we have good news. As previously we came up with the news that tfp0 Exploit For iOS 11.1.2 Discovered Jailbreak Expected. Its always better to stay on a lower version of the iOS as it increases the possibility of getting a jailbreak.

Exploit was discovered for iOS 11.1.2, the possibility is that jailbreak for iOS 11.1.2, and lower iOS versions may get jailbreak soon. If you are one of those who upgraded their iDevices to 11.2.1, don’t have to worry we at trickyways.com have a solution for you. We have come up with a guide by which you can downgrade to iOS 11.1.2 without losing any of your precious data. So folks follow the following steps and hurry up before apple stops signing iOS 11.1.2.

Downgrade to iOS 11.1.2 from iOS 11.2.1

First of all, you need the compatible iOS 11.1.2 IPSW for your iDevice. i.e. if you are restoring iPhone 7 you will need iOS 11.1.2 IPSW specifically built for iPhone 7. Download IPSW files for you device using the links given below.

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Once done make sure iCloud backup is enabled for the full device while on iOS 11.2.1 by Settings > iCloud > iCloud Backup > Back Up Now.

Once done, open up the iTunes on your Mac / Windows PC. Make sure you are running the latest version of iTunes. Go to device information on iTunes so you can get the details of the connected device.

Now you have to restore to a selected IPSW file manually. For selecting IPSW on a windows PC hold the shift key and click on the update tab on iTunes and for mac hold option button and click update.

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When prompted, just locate and choose the iOS 11.1.2 IPSW file on your computer that you downloaded. iTunes will complete the process of restoring iOS 11.1.2.

Once done, Using your device delete the existing iCloud backup and create a new one using ios 11.1.2 on your device.

After the backup has completed, you will need to restore the device using iTunes. For Windows PC hold the shift key and click on the restore tab on iTunes and for mac hold option button and click restore.

Once done you will have your device running on ios 11.1.2. Now simply select restore from iOS 11.1.2 iCloud backup that you made earlier.

If everything went right, you will have a device running on ios 11.1.2 with a possibility of jailbreak soon. We will keep you updated with jailbreak updates.

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