iOS 9.1 ---> iOS 9.0 - 6s upgrade

Discussion in 'iOS 9' started by creativedogmedia, Sep 20, 2015.

  1. creativedogmedia macrumors 65816


    Jun 26, 2011
    I'll be going from a 6 with 9.1 to a 6s plus with 9.0. Since I'll be restoring from a backup will it actually let me restore from an older backup?
  2. protobiont macrumors 6502a

    Jul 6, 2010
    I'm wondering this too, but figured I could just install the beta profile on the new phone before restoring.
  3. C DM macrumors Sandy Bridge

    Oct 17, 2011
    Can't put a backup from a newer iOS version onto an older one.
  4. lagwagon Suspended


    Oct 12, 2014
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    You have two options.

    1: Install 9.1 on your new 6s before restoring from backup.

    2: Revert your current phone down to 9.0 just before getting your new one and make a 9.0 backup. (Reverting is easy. Download the .ispw file for 9.0 then in option + clicking update button in iTunes. It won't even need to use a backup, it literally keeps everything and just changes the iOS version.)
  5. cjbski macrumors member


    Feb 18, 2014
    Lagwagon - any idea where that list of .ipsw files are? Saw the other day somewhere...

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