If you’re experiencing iOS 12 beta issues, this is how you can upgrade from iOS 12 beta to iOS 11 to get everything back to normal. This guide will walk you through how to uninstall iOS 12 and revert to iOS 11 with simple, easy-to-follow steps that come with Apple’s seal of approval.
This works for the iOS 12 developer beta and will also work for the iOS 12 public beta coming later this month. You can only upgrade to the latest version of iOS 11, so this will take you back to iOS 11.4.
If you created an iTunes backup in iOS 11 and archived it as recommended in our iOS 12 beta installation guide, you can restore that backup when you return to iOS 11. Users without iOS 11 backup cannot restore. You cannot restore an iOS 12 backup to a device running iOS 11.
Downgrade iOS 12 Beta to iOS 11
This iOS 12 beta to iOS 11 downgrade guide shows you how to uninstall the iOS 12 beta and roll back to iOS 11 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. This action completely wipes the device and then installs iOS 11.4. If you still have an archived backup in iCloud or an iOS 11 backup, you can restore it.
Here’s how to download iOS 12 beta to iOS 11;
- With Lightning Cable.
- Village . This varies by device, so follow the instructions below for the model you have.
- iTunes will pop up asking if you want to Restore. to erase iPhone
- and then start fresh or restore to an iOS 11 backup.
If you see a prompt to enter your password, enter the password so you can turn off the activation lock. If it fails, you may have to restart this process, but the . If you have problems this can help you fix iOS restore problems.
How To Put Your iPhone In DFU Mode To Restore It?
Use the instructions below to put your iPhone or iPad into restore mode so you can revert to iOS 11.
When you see the Recovery Mode screen, iTunes should also show you a message on your computer. The video above takes you through the somewhat rough process on iPhone 6s and lower.