iPhone Can we go back to 11.0.2 from 11.1 beta w/o losing data?

Discussion in 'iOS 11' started by jtwlbz, Oct 3, 2017.

  1. jtwlbz macrumors 6502a

    Dec 23, 2014
  2. Paddle1 macrumors 68040

    May 1, 2013
    I'm guessing 11.1 backups won't restore to 11.0? Maybe a shift downgrade would work? Only way to know is if someone tries it.
  3. Banglazed macrumors demi-god


    Apr 17, 2017
    Cupertino, CA
    Do a thorough backup. Put iPhone into recovery mode by turning off device then connect the device to a computer while holding down home for older device or volume down for 7 and iTunes will detect it is in recovery mode. Select "Update" only and iTunes will attempt to downgrade while preserving data. The backup is just in case it fails.
  4. Konceptz804 macrumors member

    Jul 12, 2017
    Yes, you'll need the 11.0.2 ipsw. My phone is going thru the procedure as of this message.
  5. zorinlynx macrumors 603


    May 31, 2007
    Florida, USA
    I downgraded my iPad from 11.1 beta to 11.0.1 and had all sorts of weird issues.

    Ended up restoring from the last backup I made on 11.0.1.

    My suggestion: don't.
  6. Konceptz804 macrumors member

    Jul 12, 2017
    if I run into any issues, i'll do a clean install.
    --- Post Merged, Oct 3, 2017 ---
    zorinlynx was right, quite a few quirks on first boot. I'm downloading the beta ipsw and restoring the backup. Guess I'll have to wait for Beta 2 next week
  7. PBz macrumors 68020


    Nov 3, 2005
    PVB, Florida
    How can I do clean install to 11.0.2 from 11.1 PB?

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