How to downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.2


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As soon as it was released, I rushed to install the new iOS 10 beta on my iPhone. The only problem is, new betas can be buggy. Really buggy.

If you made the same mistake and want to return to the stable and reliable iOS 9.3.2, there is a solution. In this week’s Quick Tips, I’m going to show you how to downgrade from iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.2. Check out the 60-second video below!

Find your iOS 9.3.2 install file here.

This works best if you’ve already got a iOS 9.3.2 backup, although some people have reported that restoring data from iOS 10 is possible. If you receive an error message when trying to use an iOS 10 backup and don’t have a 9.3.2 backup, you’ll have to set up your device from scratch — so bear that in mind before downgrading.

If you’re not experiencing too many problems and don’t have a 9.3.2 backup, it may be best to just wait it out. Apple tends to update its betas every couple of weeks, and each one is usually more stable and more reliable than the last.

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