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Apple Stops Signing iOS 10.2, Downgrades and Restores No Longer Possible

Apple Stops Signing iOS 10.2, Downgrades and Restores No Longer Possible

Posted January 31, 2017 at 1:37am by iClarified · 16390 views
Apple has stopped signing iOS 10.2, meaning that downgrading or restoring to that firmware version is no longer possible.

Closure of the signing window comes shortly after a jailbreak of iOS 10.2 was released by Luca Todesco. Hopefully, you managed to jailbreak already or save your SHSH blobs as we recommended.

Currently, Apple's latest firmware is iOS 10.2.1 and developers have been seeded with iOS 10.3. If you accidentally update or restore, you'll find yourself on iOS 10.2.1.

Hopefully, saved iOS 10.2 SHSH blobs will help facilitate a downgrade to that firmware version for users who have performed a software update. Stay tuned for more details on that.

It could be quite some time before another jailbreak surfaces as Apple is switching to the APFS file system with iOS 10.3 which is likely to introduce new challenges.

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Apple Stops Signing iOS 10.2, Downgrades and Restores No Longer Possible
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TheBlackMirror - February 15, 2017 at 3:40am
Please any one can tell me how i can downgrade iphone 6, 10.2.1 to 10.2 using shsh blobs, i have already saved shsh 10.2, so it possible to downgrade my iphone?
Spark123 - January 31, 2017 at 7:57am
I have save my BLOBS on 10.2, how i do a dowgrade wih that, can someone explain that to me. Thank you.
D4xM4Nx - January 31, 2017 at 5:41am
We all knew this day was coming and had ample time to restore to iOS 10.2, saving our SHSH2 blobs accordingly. Now we need to be very careful about installed tweaks because on survival mode, one mistake and it's infinite loop.
Stevie jods
Stevie jods - January 31, 2017 at 3:48am
Fuk Apple fuk fuk greedy motherfukers
Bill Gates
Bill Gates - January 31, 2017 at 5:08am
Yeah, don't you just hate it when companies force you to buy their products. Damn, just the other day I was walking down the street and a guy jumped out of a car yard, tackled me to the ground, took the money out of my wallet, and then threw the keys to a new car at me and said "have a nice day, pleasure doing business with you"
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