10 Replies Latest reply: Mar 11, 2014 11:20 PM by fossilsol Branched to a new discussion.
Sukharshdeep Level 1 (0 points)

Sir , I want to downgrade my ios7 to ios6 . Please help me , my iphone is working very slow.


iPhone 4, iOS 7.0.5, My iphone is of GSM version
  • turingtest2 Level 9 (68,765 points)

    There is no downgrade path for iOS. Backup and then immediately restore the iPhone. Turn off features you don't use, for example Bluetooth, and make sure that you are using Wi-Fi when available for data.

     

    tt2

  • fossilsol Level 1 (0 points)

    What turingtest is trying to say is "congratulations your now the proud owner of a brick."

  • turingtest2 Level 9 (68,765 points)

    Not really. My iPhone 4 works just great on iOS 7. Perhaps our friend simply needs to backup and restore the device to get it working smoothly...

     

    tt2

  • fossilsol Level 1 (0 points)

    turingtest2 wrote:

     

    There is no downgrade path for iOS. Backup and then immediately restore the iPhone. Turn off features you don't use, for example Bluetooth, and make sure that you are using Wi-Fi when available for data.

     

    tt2

    On IOS 6 you did not have to continuously turn off features. This is an admittance that IOS 7 is too much for Iphone 4 users to handle.

  • turingtest2 Level 9 (68,765 points)

    I turned off Bluetooth when I was running iOS 6 too. Improves battery life to disable a wireless radio that you don't use. If I had something to connect to I would turn it on. Taking a little bit of time to explore the features and set them to best suit your needs is all I'm suggesting. Regardless of whether you like iOS 7 or not Apple have chosen not to support downgrading of the OS. Finding an accomodation with the change is the best option. Perhaps iOS 7.1 will suit you and/or Sukharshdeep better, but as the saying goes, you can't please all the people all the time.

     

    tt2

  • g.tan Level 1 (0 points)

    If you had used iTunes for Windows to download iOS 7, following the successful download, iTunes will delete the existing iOS 6 image to your Recycle bin.

     

    It may be possible to move it back and then do a restore from your last backup.

     

    However, it is an involved and untried process and I am not in a position to try it out.

  • gail from maine Level 7 (20,857 points)

    It's not. If it was that easy, that solution would have been presented long ago.

     

    GB

  • fossilsol Level 1 (0 points)

    FYI I have never left Bluetooth on. But with IOS 6 I never had to close any other feature, adjust settings or have trouble just hanging up a call. My battery life with IOS 6 was excellent. It is really bad with IOS 7. 

     

    Do you work for Apple?

     

    Is everyone associated with Apple in complete denial of this problem?

  • turingtest2 Level 9 (68,765 points)

    I don't work for Apple.

     

    Battery life seems fine for me. I normally charge my iPhone overnight but it often survives a second day if I don't. Can't say I've noticed any change from iOS 6.

     

    The majority of people who ask questions on these boards are going to come here with problems. Even if you see others posting about the same topic that doesn't mean everyone has the same issue, or that regular posters like myself have necessarily come across it.

     

    tt2

  • fossilsol Level 1 (0 points)
    APPLICATIONIOS 6.1.3IOS 7.0IOS 7.1 GM
    Safari1.13 seconds2.05 seconds1.8 seconds
    Camera1.9 seconds2.63 seconds2.2 seconds
    Settings1.31 seconds1.88 seconds1.37 seconds
    Mail1.0 seconds1.50 seconds1.35 seconds
    Messages1.57 seconds2.80 seconds1.5 seconds
    Calendar1.23 seconds1.78 seconds1.37 seconds
    Phone0.67 seconds2.37 seconds1.83 seconds
    Cold boot to lock screen31.14 seconds45.13 seconds43.1 seconds

    It's a no brainer. IOS 6 is faster period.