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How to Downgrade iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 6.1.2/6.0.1/5.1.1

iFaith allows you to downgrade iOS 6.1.3 to lower iOS version like iOS 6.1.2, iOS 6.0.1 and iOS 5.1.1 with SHSH blobs. What’s more, you can downgrade the systems of your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to any other older iOS by this way.


  • Your device must be JAILBROKEN when it was running the iOS version that you plan to downgrade to, or you cannot get the SHSH Blobs.
  • The Latest version iFaith 1.5.9 supports iOS 3.x to 6.1.3, here we show the example of downgrading iOS 6.1.3 to 5.1.1 with iFaith 1.5.9 on iPhone 3G(S).


Firstly please make sure you have backed up the device in case you may loss any important information during the downgrading. If you don’t need the backup, please just skip step 1&2 and start from step 3.

Step 1: Download the latest iTunes

If you have already installed iTunes, make sure you have updated it to the latest version.

Step 2: Back up your device

  • Plug into your device on your Mac and enter iTunes
  • Right click the device name in the sidebar list shown below
  • Click Back Up and wait for the sync to finish

Back Up

Step 3: Required Tools

Reafy to Go!

Step 1. Unzip iFaith 1.5.9 and open it, click "OK"
Open iFaith 1.5.9

Step 2. Click " Show Available SHSH Caches on Server"
Enter iFaith 1.5.9

Step 3. Plug your iPhone 3G(S) to PC by USB
Select Right SHSH blobs

Step 4. After your device is detected and choose the relevant blobs. Select for iOS 5.1.1 and click "Download selected Blobs"
Download relevant SHSH blobs

Step 5. Go to "Main Menu" and click "Build *signed* IPSW w/Blobs"
Go back to Main Menu

Step 6. Click "Browse for SHSH Blobs"
Browse SHSH blobs

Step 7. Click "Browse for an IPSW" and select the iPhone 3GS iOS 5.1.1 Firmware you downloaded; or "Download it for me" to allow iFaith to do it for you
Browse IPSW

Step 8. Build IPSW. iFaith begins to creat iOS 5.1.1 custom firmware for iPhone 3G(S). It takes a little bit time, please wait and don’t interrupt the process until builded IPSW. The firmware will be saved on your desktop.
Create iOS 5.1.1 custome firmware

Step 9. Turn off your iPhone and Unzip the downloaded iReb r7, run it as administrator. Choose your device from the list in iReb r7 and prepare to enter DFU mode.
Open ired r7

Step 11. After you see the message, please lauch iTunes, go into connected device window, holding Shift and click Restore button.
Enter DFU state

After that, please choose the firmware saved in Step 8 and wait till the end of the process. Your device will be successfully downgraded.

How to Downgrade iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 6.1.2

Here we will show how to downgrade iOS 6.1.3 to 6.1.2 with Tinyumbrella and Sn0wBreeze. After downgrade you can easily jailbreak the iOS 6.1.2 device with Evasi0n.


  • Your device MUST be jailbroken before when it was still iOS 6.1.2, or it cannot be downgraded.
  • Make sure you HAVE SAVED your device’s SHSH blobs using Tinyumbrella 6.12.00 before you decide to downgrade.
  • Sn0wBreeze jailbreak tool only supports Windows system, so Mac OS X users CANNOT downgrade at the moment.
  • iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad Mini, iPad 2, The New iPad and other iOS devices based on A5 chip CANNOT be downgraded at the moment.


Notice: If you already made a backup for your device or don’t want to back up it, please skip the first 2 steps below and start from step 3 directly. However, the backup is always suggested in case you lose important information during downgrading.

Step 1: Download latest iTunes HERE
You can skip this step if you already have iTunes installed on your computer.

Step 2: Back up your device:

  1. Plug into your device and launch iTunes
  2. Right click the device name in the sidebar list
  3. Select Back Up and wait for the sync to finish


Step 3: Download required tools according to your device systems:

Ready to Go!

  1. Download and Extract sn0wbreezedl-master.zip and launch the file called sn0wbreeze-v2.9.14.exe in the folder.
  2. Click the blue arrow, choose "Browse for an ipsw" and select the iOS 6.1.2 firmware IPSW file you downloaded just now.
  3. Select bootrom, and click the blue arrow again.
  4. Select "iFaith Mode" and browse the SHSH blobs files for iOS 6.1.2 firmware IPSW and select an associated one.
  5. Click "Build IPSW", and Sn0wBreeze will begin to setup the custom firmware.
  6. Now please make your device go into the DFU mode by following the steps below:
    • Quickly hold "Power" button on your for 3 three seconds
    • Keep holding the "Power" button and press "Home" button for 10 seconds.
    • Release "Power" button but keep pressing "Home" button. After this your device’s screen will go completely black, don’t worry it’s just a part of the process.
  7. Now, ireb utility will patch the iboot.
    Notice: If there is any other iTunes or restore logo on your device’s screen, it means you are not in DFU mode yet and place it in the DFU mode once again. To exit the DFU mode, just press Home and Power button until the Apple logo is visible.
  8. Run iTunes, while pressing "Shift" Key and select "Restore". Select the custom firmware IPSW file that you made in step 6 and let iTunes downgrade iOS 6.1.3 to 6.1.2.

After this, your device will be successfully downgraded and will run iOS 6.1.2 firmware. If there are any mistakes, try above instructions step by step once again. If the downgrade is successfully completed, you can start enjoying the jailbreak and amazing apps from Cydia.