How To Downgrade iOS 6 Golden Master To iOS 5.1.1 in 5 Easy Steps
Many our readers asked the questions about how to downgrade iOS 6 Golden Master and use untethered jailbroken iOS 5.1.1. So I decided to show all iUsers how to do it.
After iOS 6 official presentation Apple immediately launched iOS 6 GM (Golden Master) and many iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users got a desire to try it. This is the last beta version before official iOS 6 and it is almost the same as the end-version. So if you want to download iOS 6 GM IPSW you can do it and then come here to downgrade it back to iOS 5.1.1.
So if you haven’t tried it yet you can do it now. The process is very easy and takes near 20 minutes. If you need the tutorial guide on how to install iOS 6 GM without Apple developer account and UDID, then use the link to perform it quickly.
But if you came here and wanted to downgrade iOS 6 Golden Master and use iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbroken I’ll show you how to perform it. Because even if you jailbreak iOS 6 GM using Redsn0w you will get then tethered jailbreak. This means that you need to connect your device to the computer every time you need to boot or reboot it. So to get untethered jailbreak back to your device you need to perform downgrading process which very easy and quick to do.
How To Downgrade iOS 6 Golden Master (GM)
Step 1. First you need to download latest iTunes and iOS 5.1.1 firmware. If you installed iOS 6 GM without UDID you got this. However, just in case, I give you downloading links:
Step 2. Now when you got installed iTunes and had iOS 5.1.1 firmware on your computer, connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to the Mac or PC via USB and launch iTunes.
Step 3. When iTunes “will see” your device holding Shift on Windows or Option (Alt) on mac click Restore.
Step 4. Choose iOS 5.1.1 firmware file which you have downloaded before and click Ok.
Step 5. Wait from 10 to 20 minutes and wait till your iPhone will reboot.
Note: Don’t interrupt the process (disconnect USB, etc.) till the end.
That’s it. Now all you need is to go to our iPhone jailbreak category and find the tool (Absinthe 2.x, Redsn0w, Pwngetool) which you can use to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 untethered.
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