Downgrade iOS 7 to iOS 6.1.4 / iOS 6.1.3 [Guide]

Downgrade iOS 7 to iOS 6.1.3

Yesterday on our site we posted a article about the new iOS 7, first impressions, compatible Apple devices, basebands review and direct links to download iOS 7.

Of course, the new version of Apple's iOS firmware is very popular and interesting, but some users want to downgrade their devices from iOS 7 to iOS 6.1.4 for iPhone 5 or iOS 6.1.3 for all other Apple Devices.

Downgrading IOS 7 beta 1 to iOS

The downgrading process can only be done with a signed Apple firmwares (latest iOS version), iOS 6.1.3 and iOS 6.1.4 for the iPhone 5. It should be noted that after the downgrading process your device can't be jailbroken with Evasion jailbreak. iPhone 4 users can follow this tutorial to downgrade iOS 6.1.3 to 6.1.2 in order to jailbreak their devices with Evas0n tool.

How to Downgrade iOS 7 to IOS 6.1.3 / 6.1.4

Step 1: Install (or update) iTunes to the latest version.

Step 2: Download the latest official firmware from our downloads section.

Step 3: Backup your device with iTunes.

Step 4: Put your device into DFU mode.

Step 5: Now you need to wait until iTunes recognize the device in recovery mode.

Step 6: Hold the SHIFT button for Windows or ALT on Mac OS X and click "Restore".

iOS 7 Downgrade to IOS 6.1.4

Step 7: Choose your firmware; iOS 6.1.3 or 6.1.4 for iPhone 5.

Restore IOS 6.1.3 from IOS 7 downgrade

Step 8: Wait to complete the restoring process.

Downgrade IOS 7 to 6.1.4

Step 9: Once finished, the device will be on iOS 6.1.3 / 6.1.4 firmware.

IOS 7 to IOS 6.1.3 Downgrade Process [Video]

Downgrading process doesn't need any additional manipulations and SHSH certificates. As long as the iOS 7 is in beta, you can downgrade iOS 7 to iOS 6.1.3 / 6.1.4 without having any troubles. Do you've any difficulties while downgrading your Apple device from iOS 7 to IOS 6.1.3 / 6.1.4 firmware? Tell us in the comment section below!

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i didnt make note of my udid before i starting installing ios7 now i cannot ativate ios7 to get my udid and cannot go back to ios6 because that also says activation error now.

Utkarsh Mittal

someone please help me..
when i tried to install ios7 after the completion of the process my cell shows that if i have a developer account that only it can be activated. i tune is showing "we are unable to complete your activation". also i tune not showing the restore option through which i can downgrae. i have iphone 4s. someone help me out plz


I have and Iphone 4 and have iOS 7 and am trying to downgrade to iOS 6.1.3. I downloaded the file for iOS 6.1.3 and followed the instructions on the video. However I am receiving an error message on itunes "The Iphone "jb" could not be restored because the firmware file is not compatible." if anybody could help me out that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

Kshitij Sial

you have downloaded a wrong file please download a correct one in download section of the website


Kshitij Sial

first update your phone to 6.1.3 then activate it and then go to itunes at update tab hit shift for windows alt for mac and restore ios 7


it says the IOS which I'm trying to downgrade to is not clarified

Sophea KH

Excuse me Sir, You mean downgrade from iOS 7 to iOS 6.1.3 or 6.1.4 on iPhone but the firmware selected is firmware of iPhone 4...(iPhone3,1_6.1.3...) If iPhone 5 it should be iPhone5,1 or iPhone5,2....Did you lie me?

Roni b

But i got IOS 7.0.2 it can help?


i have a iphone4 from japan it's locked to carrier ios 7.0.4 run there i can't downgrade or unlock my carrier any one help me plzzzzzzzzzz

Sky High

Why I can't downgrade ios 7.0.4 to 6.1.4 on iphone 5



where do you go in the itune to download the downgrade from 7 to 6.1.3


and my ios is 7.1


It says that its not compatible


downgrading is for what??what happens after that ?