Are you a beta tester of iOS 14? Do you want to port back to your previous iOS 13? Well, this article is specifically made for you as you can easily move from iOS 14 back to iOS 13 without losing data. You might have many reasons why you which to port back to iOS 13, however, it is expected to encounter some bugs on the iOS 14 beta because it is still unstable.
The downgrade from iOS 14 beta to iOS 13 without losing data is applicable to iPhone and iPad that is running the iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 beta. Downgrading to iOS 13 from iOS 14 is a relatively easy and quick process.
Things you need before Downgrading to iOS 13 are;
- A computer
- Internet connection
- Backup method
- Finder or iTunes Installed on the Computer
- Your time
Step to Step Guide on How to Downgrade from iOS 14 beta to iOS 13
1: First of all create a fresh iCloud backup of your device. Remember you will not be able to restore iTunes backup that you created when your device was running iOS 14 beta. You can only restore an iCloud backup or an iTunes/Finder backup that you created when you were previously running iOS 13 on your device.
2: Put your iPhone or iPad in recovery mode by following the steps below:
iPhone 8 or later: Press and release Volume Up button. Then press and release Volume Down button. Now press and hold the Side button until recovery mode screen appears.
2018 iPad Pro or later: Press and release Volume Up button. Then press and release Volume Down button. Now press and hold the Top button until recovery mode screen appears.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: Press and hold the Sleep and Volume Down buttons simultaneously. Keep the buttons pressed even when the device shows the Apple logo. Release after you see the Recovery mode screen.
iPhone 6s or earlier and iPads with Home button: Press and hold the Sleep and Home buttons at the same time. Keep the buttons pressed even when the Apple logo appears. Release after you see the Recovery mode screen.
3: Connect your iPhone or iPad to the computer using a USB cable and launch iTunes/Finder. Now Open the Summary page.
4: From the Summary page, click on the Restore button. It will prompt iTunes to automatically download iOS 13.5.1 and install it on your device.
5: Wait while the iTunes or Finder install iOS 13 on your device. Once it is done, you can set up your device and restore your backup on it.