How to Downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.5 – Complete guide


Dear friends, today I will give you the complete guide to ”How to Downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.5”. Some iOS device may found some stuck or problems after updating on iOS 10 and regret this updated version. After facing issues, everyone wants to downgrade their device from iOS 10 to lower version. There is a file and complete process available for downgrade our iOS 10 iPhone or iPad device.

There are few problems created on our iOS 10 device like iPHone starts vibrating, battery drains or performance related. Some problems can be solved but some still remain. For these issues, Apple set a platform and give the firmware to downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.5. Before starting the downgrading process, we need some prerequisites to done with our device.


There are some important points you should know before downgrading from iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.5.

  • Backup all the important data from your device like apps, pics movies etc.
  • From this guide, you can only downgrade on iOS 9.3.5 version.
  • You are unable to downgrade to iOS 9.3.4, iOS 9.3.3  or earlier iOS operating system because Apple is not signing this firmware.

Required Materials

USB Data Cable



Download file


How to Downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.5 with easy steps


From the above link download firmware for downgrading to iOS 9.3.5.

(You can only downgrade to previous ipsw file 9.3.5 and not download to lower version like 9.3.4 or 9.3.3. There will be 9.3.5 version file is available, just download that file to your PC).

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Now go to the icloud of your phone and turn off Find My iPhone. For this go to Settings > iCloud > Find my iPhone/iPad/iPod and turn it off.



Connect your device to your PC with USB data cable.


Now put your iOS device into DFU mode. For this press Power and home buttons at the same time. When the Apple logo appears, release the Power button but still hold Home button till you see the option.

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iTunes will give you the option in recovery mode (iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. You must restore this iPhone before it can be used with iTunes). Tap on ”Ok” option.

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Now click on your device option on iTunes.

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From the left corner choose ”Summary” option and click on ”Restore iPhone”.

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Now find iOS 9.3.5 ipsw file which you downloaded in the first step. Select the file and it will give you the option that you are going to downgrade to iOS 9.3.5 and the process will erase all the data on your device. Click on Update and restore” option to begin the downgrading process.

Other guides to solve the iOS 10 problems

How to Download iOS 10.1 Beta 2 to iPhone or iPad


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