How to Downgrade iOS 8 to iOS 7.1.2 your iPhone 4S, iPad, iPod Touch.



We have already covered the iOS 8 cons and pros and we found that the current iOS 8 update which is iOS 8.0 doesn’t seem compatible with iPhone 4S as the performance of the phone drops significantly, you can read it here. Beside this the after upgrading the iOS 8 by many iPhone 5 owners, they have found that the battery started draining even faster while their smartphone started to heat up quicker even for lighter use.

Now if you are the one who have upgraded its low spaced iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 to iOS 8 and now you are feeling regret you may follow this guide to downgrade iOS 8 to iOS 7.1.2 right now. Or if you are a Jailbreak device lover then you should be quick to downgrade your device and read out how to Jailbreak iOS 7.1.2 with Pangu Tool which is regarded as the safest Jailbreak tool yet.

First of all make sure to check your device model and match with the list of Apple devices which are currently allowed the downgrade. Most of the iPhone 4S models are allowed to downgrade from iOS 8 to standard iOS 7.1.2. If you found your device in that list you can follow the method given below to bring back the older firmware version of the OS to your device.

How to Downgrade iOS 8 to iOS 7.1.2:

So all you have to do is follow this guide step by step and you will eventually downgrade your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch from iOS 8 to the iOS 7.1.2.


Step 1:- First of all  you have to download the iOS 7.1.2 firmware from the below given links.

Download iOS 7.1.2

Step 2:- Now after completing the downloading connect your iOS device to the PC.

Step 3:- After that hold the “Option” button and then click on “Restore”.

Step 4:- Now you have to select the downloaded IPSW file for your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Step 5:- When you select the IPSW file it will initiate the restoration process from iOS 8 to iOS 7.1.2.

Step 6:- Be calm because it will take a while to complete the process of downgrading to iOS 7.1.2 from iOS 8. Max 15-20 min.


We hope that now your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch will be successfully downgraded to iOS 7.1.2 from iOS 8. Do let us know in the comments section if you face any problem during the downgrading process of iOS 8 to iOS 7.1.2. You can also follow us on TwitterFacebook or  Google +, to know more tweaks and tips.

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