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Downgrade iOS 5.0.1 to 4.3.3 to get Untethered Jailbreak On iPhone 4, iPad 2 and iPod Touch

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Apple has released iOS 5.0.1 which still does not provide untethered Jailbreak therefore you have to stick with stock iOS functions and cannot enjoy Jailbreak tweaks. In addition you might be facing Battery Issues which would have collectively compelled you to take reversion decision. Therefore we had though to provide you step by step guide to downgrade iOS 5.0.1 to 4.3.3 to get untethered Jailbreak.

Note: Before you proceed make sure that you have saved SHSH blobs for iOS 4.3.3.

Whats Needed

Procedure to Downgrade

  1. Simply run TinyUmbrella and connect your iDevice with PC or Mac. Start TSS server by clicking “Start TSS Server” below.
  2. Keep TinyUmbrella Running and open iTunes. Press shift+restore and select iOS 4.3.3 firmware to downgrade. 

  3. Once the restore will complete it will give you an Error 1015. On getting this error close iTunes and open TinyUmbrella and right click your device under Recovery Devices and press Exit Recovery and you are done. Congratulations your device is downgraded.
  4. If your device is not recovered, goto Advanced tab and un-check “Set hosts to Cydia on exit” and perform restore again. Hopefully it will work and if not feel free to comment you problem below.

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  • Awe

    its working on IPAD 2 wifi+3G

    • Asif Bokhari

      Great!!!! Enjoy

    • Great!!! Enjoy now

      • Apollonas

        Does not work. I downgraded my ipad 2, 5.0.1 to 4.3.3, but cannot get it out of recovery mode.

        01/11/2012 00:40:50.281 Recovery Device connected: 01/11/2012 00:41:18.468 Sending exit recovery request to 1114119 01/11/2012 00:41:19.156 Recovery Device disconnected: null 01/11/2012 00:41:20.312 Sending exit recovery request to 1114119 01/11/2012 00:41:25.562 Sending exit recovery request to 1114119 01/11/2012 00:41:48.031 Recovery Device connected: 01/11/2012 00:43:03.812 Sending exit recovery request to 1114119 01/11/2012 00:43:04.046 Recovery Device disconnected: null 01/11/2012 00:43:29.140 Sending exit recovery request to 1114119 01/11/2012 00:44:17.578 Recovery Device connected:

  • i’m trying all day on my ipad 2 wifi+3g but i’ve error 1 or 9, i’ve changed the usb port, cable, PC, but nothiing… anyone please, help me!! i really want my ipad on 4.3.3 =/

    • Do you have SHSH blobs saved for iOS 4.3.3?
      To reconfirm head-over to TinyUmbrella and fetch SHSH blobs again using Save Blobs button.

      • i’ve alot os shsh saved here from my ipad…
        i really don’t know what to do, if someone can give some assistance, i’ll be very glad.. and sorry about my english

        • To fix 1013 Error fol,

          Step 1. Start –> Programs –> Accessories
          Step 2. Run Notepad or WordPad
          Step 3. Click “Open..” from File menu.
          Step 4. Browse to Windows/System32/drivers/etc
          Step 5. In “files of type:” select all documents
          Step 6. Open “hosts”
          Step 7. Delete all line that has “gs.apple.com” or something like that
          Step 8. Hit Save
          Step 9. Restore your device

          • i’ve done this, but the problem is, my ipad 2 wifi+3g is on 5.0.1, if i remove all the lines, the itunes try to check, and give me the error 3194

          • Put your device in DFU Pwn mode before restoring

          • all the try’s is on the DFU Mode
            10sec home + power, 10sec home

          • i see alot of people talking about this downgrade isnt possible on ipad 2 3G

          • i’ve try this combinations

            -clean host (nothing with gs.apple) – error 3194
            -host with “ gs.apple.com” – error 9
            -host with “ gs.apple.com” – error 9
            -host with “ gs.apple.com” and “ gs.apple.com” – error 9
            -clean host + TU 5.01.00 default – error 1013
            -clean gost + TU 5.01.00 without “set host” – error 1013

      • ow, and i’m getting error 1013, with “Set hosts to Cydia on exit” checked and error 9 with this option unchecked

  • willyiphoneguy

    i have tried several times for hours and i can not get it to work my iphone never finish restoring stay stucked like around 60% of the process on iphone
    i have an iphone 4 cdma with ios 5.0.1 and want to downgrade it to ios 4.2.8

    • Ruitjerru

      What i found in the past is that if itunes doesnot complete restoring an iPhone or keeps hanging into a restoring loop, is to jailbreak the phone by using the greenpois0n 4.2.1 jailbreak.
      So far it helped me jailbreaking several phones and finishing a restore at the same time.
      Just google “Greenpois0n jailbreak 4.2.1” for a manual

  • Andy

    Wonderful! works on my iPad 2 as well. Cheers koolmobile

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