Downgrade 4.3.2 – 4.3.1

If you have upgraded to iOS 4.3.2 using the latest ipsw update files or through iTunes , you can downgrade back to older firmware 4.3.1 if you have saved shsh blobs for that firmware on Cydia . Read How to use TinyUmbrella to save SHSH Blobs. The shsh blobs are required for the downgrade , without which the process cannot be completed .

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Follow the step below to downgrade 4.3.2 to older firmware :

  1. Download older ipsw files 4.3.1 4.2.1
  2. Put your device in DFU Mode . [Quick Tip : How to put your device in DFU Mode]
  3. Download TinyUmbrella used in later steps to bring your device out of Recovery Mode .
  4. Launch Notepad in Administrator Mode

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  5. Open the following file location using Notepad C: /Windows /System32/drivers/etc/ and locate “hosts” file .
  6. 4.3.1 downgrade

  7. Replace the last line of the file with the following address
  8. suariks server

  9. Launch iTunes and connect your device . iTunes will ask to restore your phone . Press and hold Shift key on your keyboard and click on Restore on iTunes . iphone 4 restore
  10. Select the downloaded ipsw file in Step 1 and proceed with the restore [downgrade]
  11. Dont forget to remove and replace from hosts file after the process is complete .

Use TinyUmbrella to bring your device out of recovery . Click Exit Recovery .

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If you get error 1600 or error 3194 , use iReb to put your device in DFU mode and try again.