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Questions tagged [downgrade]

Relating to taking actions to install a version of software which is earlier than the version currently installed.

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Downgrade from High Sierra to Mavericks or Snow Leopard [duplicate]

I would like to downgrade from high sierra to either mavericks or snow leopard. I'm having trouble doing that. I have a 2010 Macbook Pro that came with snow leopard. How can I downgrade?
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Install a legacy version of an app on ios 12

I want to downgrade the app Shortcuts from the newest version (2.1.3) to the old version 2.0. I found a tutorial on the internet: https://medium.com/@iosight/how-to-legally-download-any-previous-...
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How do I download latest compatible version of an app?

So, I was trying to download PicsArt and it says that I need a 10.0 IOS version. And that's happenning to almost every awesome app and games in the App Store. And that's the problem, I almost can't ...
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How to downgrade to OS X Yosemite 10.10? (Have not yet upgraded)

I have a 2015 iMac 5k running OS X Yosemite 10.10.x. I've always been nervous about upgrading an expensive machine. Now I am curious about upgrading, but I would like to find an option that would ...
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Need to get legacy version of an iOS app

I bought a camera that works with a companion iOS app which won't run on my iPhone 4 running iOS 7.1.2. I need to get an older version of the said app. I have searched on the Internet and couldn't ...
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Can I erase and reinstall MacOS and not lose my windows partition and my Dual boot option

I want to downgrade from Mojave and don't have a TimeMachine backup from before. So my best bet is to erase the current install and reinstall from scratch (with a bootable USB stick with the High ...
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Downgrading from Safari 12 (beta) to Safari 11

Installing Safari beta version is apparently only possible by replacing the builtin Safari version. In this case version 11.1.2 with 12. If beta version does not work, gives too much trouble or is ...
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Attempting to downgrade from iOS 9.3.5 to iOS 8.4.1 will not work

I attempted to follow this guide for Downgrading from iOS 9.3.5 to iOS 8.4.1. I was able to complete every step in the list until these step(s): I get stuck at step 20. This is when you start ...
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Can I install OS X 10.10 on a MBP Mid-2015 I buy today?

I am planning on buying a MacBook Pro 15" Mid-2015 (not a used one, but a new one directly from Apple). For reasons of running legacy software I would like to install Mac OS X 10.10 on it. When it ...
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Everything fail on mac mini 2009

I've recently bought an used mac mini (early 2009 version) patched with preinstalled HighSierra on it. My main goal is to get it working. Currently I'm trying to install El Capitan which is somehow ...
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Downgrade itunes in high sierra

So I need to downgrade itunes to 12.0.1 for a jailbreak (6.1.6 on ipod 4g). Currently, you can't just delete itunes. What would I have to do? My idea is: Disable SIP (boot into recovery mode and ...
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iOS - Data corruption after downgrade

Yesterday, I downgraded my iPhone 7 from iOS 11.3 Developer Beta 1 to iOS 11.2 Release (It was being signed then) using the "Upgrade" option. Downgrade went fine, but after the downgrade, the device ...
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Downgrading (user homes) to macOS Sierra

Because of having issues with High Sierra, I had to downgrade to Sierra. My macOS is on an internal SSD (of my Mac Pro) and my user homes are on an external SSD. When downgrading using a backup, Time ...
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Getting Errors. I need help downgrading to Mountain Lion from High Sierra through internet recovery

I can't find a disk to select to install OS X in Internet Recovery Mode. Also I can not erase the disk or partition. I gave all the details. Two days ago I decided to do a clean wipe on my MacBook ...
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Can I find out the date I upgraded Sierra to High Sierra?

however silly this question might seem, there is a legitimate reason behind it... I would like to go back to Sierra on my iMac. So after creating a bootable Sierra installer I intend to wipe the drive,...
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How to downgrade to macOS Sierra without Time Machine

I upgraded to High Sierra a week ago, my MacBook Pro 2016 (15 inch) is very slow now even in normal daily usage. I wanted to downgrade back to Sierra, but even tho my MacBook came originally with ...
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Downgrade Apple tvos11 to tvos10

How do I downgrade an Apple TV from tvos11 to any version of tvos10 without jailbreak safely? My Apple TV is 4th generation.
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Apple Music downgrade from family plan keeping music

I currently have a family plan with myself and 4 family members. Only my daughter is actively using Apple Music with over 2000 songs. I would like to downgrade the service to a single user for her to ...
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Is there any way to upgrade my jailbroken iPad to a higher jailbreakable iOS?

I have a jailbroken fourth-generation iPad running iOS 6.1.3. I'd like to upgrade it to some higher iOS, but not the latest iOS (10.3.3 or 11), since no jailbreak exists for that. My question is, is ...
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Can iOS 11 beta users update to stable iOS 11 when it’s released?

I would like to know which of these two things would be required to get the stable release of ios-11: Upgrade from the iOS 11 beta to stable iOS 11 Downgrade from the iOS 11 beta and upgrade to ...
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Can't boot MacBook Pro after downgrade from High Sierra to Sierra

My MacBook Pro (2014) can not start after downgrade from macOS 10.13 to 10.12 via USB. I don't known why I had clover on my MacBook. Right now, my MacBook starts up with a light screen and doesn't ...
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Can I downgrade from iOS 11 developer beta? I'm not worried about data preservation [duplicate]

I simply want to get rid of this buggy beta. I regretfully installed the beta on my dailydrive/main device. I'm aware that I may not be able to preserve all of my data because I didn't make any ...
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iPhone 6s stuck in DFU mode after downgrading [duplicate]

I'm trying to downgrade from iOS 11 beta 2 back to iOS 10.3.2. I've downloaded the .ipsw from iOS 10.3.2 file from ipsw.me. After that, I've put my iPhone in DFU mode and plugged into my Mac (Sierra ...
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Downgrading from iOS 11 to 10.3.2 broke some core apps

So, impressed by WWDC as always, this year I decided to update my phone to the iOS 11 Developer Beta on my iPhone 6. After running the install for about two weeks, I decide that things are running a ...
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How to downgrade iOS 11 beta to iOS 10 without PC?

I have iPad and I recently installed iOS 11 beta 1 on my iPad. Now I see some battery issues and I want to downgrade to iOS 10.3.2. But I checked on the internet and shows that a PC is compulsory. I ...
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How to handle malfunctioning macbook after macOS upgrade while avoiding full reset

I have done a terrible mistake and upgraded my macbook pro to macOS High Sierra Developer Beta. I experience multiple malfunction behaviours, including: Missing files right after upgrade. Machine ...
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Can't restore iPhone in order to downgrade

I just downloaded the iOS 11 beta from Apple's developer website, but I'm having such a headache downgrading back to iOS 10.3.2. I installed their provisioning profile from their website, as ...
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Does restoring from Time Machine revert also the OS?

I want to try updating my MacBook Pro 13" (2013) from Mavericks to Sierra but I am afraid of performance issues. So I would like to be able to downgrade easily if I like. Does a Time Machine backup ...
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iCloud storage downgraded to 5GB for no reason

Some months ago I had increased the iCloud storage from 5GB to 50GB, paying €0.99 monthly. This week I got an "iCloud storage full" message and noticed that storage got back to 5GB. Any clues?
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Save me from Sierra

My Mac mini came with Sierra, out of the box. I want to run Pro Tools 10 HD as I already own a full license. Is there any way to downgrade it? I really want to run Mavericks. But it won't boot to my ...
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Accidental upgrade of iPhone SE to iOS 10, any way to go back to 9? [duplicate]

I'm fairly sure this is not possible but had to ask anyway. My wife's iPhone SE was on iOS 9 which she loved, and she hates iOS 10 (has tried it on my phone and can't stand it). Today her phone ...
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Can I use El Capitan on a MacBook that is shipped with Sierra?

I just purchased late-2016 15' MacBook Pro, which is shipped with macOS Sierra as of now. However, Karabiner, a software that I deeply use every day has a serious compatibility problem with macOS ...
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Without a backup, can I downgrade from Sierra to El Capitan?

I haven't been making backups on my laptop (I know, this is something I'm going to change!) but I really want rid of Sierra, it's mucking about my wifi connectivity loads and I'm sick of it restoring ...
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Impossible to downgrade Mac Pro's operating system to original system [duplicate]

My Mac Pro ( late 2009 custom assembled in Ireland by Apple) Processor Name: 3.32GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon Memory: 32 GB Processor Interconnect Speed: 6.4 GT/s Boot ROM Version: MP41.0081.B07 ...
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How to mount an APFS formatted volume created on macOS 10.12.1 on macOS 10.12.2?

According to this thread from Apple Developer Forums, an APFS volume created on macOS 10.12.1 is not mountable on macOS 10.12.2, because of the incompatible changes. I put some important files in my ...
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Is it possible to downgrade my iphone 5 firmware from 10.2 to 7.1.2 by restoring to an old backup? [duplicate]

Ok, so i made the most idiotic mistake of upgrading to the latest firmware on my Iphone 5. I was running on 7.1.2. But now i'm on 10.2. Fack! My friend currently has a working Iphone 5 with the ...
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Using slower memory?

Mac mini 2011 uses 1333 MHz 1.5v DDR3 memory. My "new" 2012 mini uses 1600 MHz 1.35v DDR3 memory. I'd like to reuse the slower memory in the newer mini. I'm not adverse to trying this but I'm ...
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How to cancel iCloud Storage Subscription without IOS, OSX or Windows device?

I've switched to Linux recently due to my work specifics, now I want to downgrade to free iCloud storage plan, but the related apple support page only describes how to manage iCloud subscription using ...
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How to downgrade SMC firmware

I have a MBP 6.2. Some time ago (1,5 year I guess) I have installed latest Mountain Lion upgrade and my WiFi (airport) stopped working. Tried many options, spent lot of time on different forums, did ...
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Downgrade ipad 9.3.2 to 8.4.1 [duplicate]

My ipad is superrrrrr slow on 9.3.2 Can I downgrade it anyway?
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Can you install OS X from a USB on late 2010 iMac?

I'm having quite a few difficulties with my old, late 2010 iMac, and upgrading from Lion to Siearra did not help. I have used my Laptop to create a USB Boot for El Capitan, and I would like to use it ...
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How to downgrade from El Capitan to Snow Leopard?

I am not happy with El Capitan, and it is also not compatible with both music hardware and software that I have, so I want to go back to Snow Leopard on my late 2009 iMac. After installing El Capitan ...
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How to install OS X 10.9 on a new Mac mini loaded with OS X 10.11

I have searched as well as tried so many ways on downgrading from OS X 10.11 to OS X 10.9 on a new Mac mini which is loaded with OS X 10.11 but it always fails. Are there any tweaks or ways which can ...
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Can I Downgrade ipad mini? [duplicate]

Now that the jailbreak for iOS 9.2.1 has been released, can I downgrade my iPad Mini 1 to older versions? It is so slow with 9.2.1.
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Downgrade iOS 10 beta 2 to iOS 10 beta 1?

I'm just curious. I know you can downgrade to iOS 9.3.2 from iOS 10, but I'm wondering if it's possible to downgrade between beta versions.
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How to downgrade iOS from 9.3.1 to 7.1 (default version)?

I wanna check how my application works for iOS 7.1. I have got an iPad mini 2. I know it has iOS factory 7.1 . But now it has 9.3.2 (the lates). Is it possible to reset iPad until the default iOS? How ...
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Can I downgrade my iOS version to 7.x? [duplicate]

Can I downgrade my iOS to 7.x? I need to do it for app testing.
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Downgrade GCC version

How do I downgrade my GCC v5 to GCC version 4.7 ? I currently don't have Xcode installed and I am using the command line tool. More details : Apple LLVM version 7.3.0 (clang-703.0.29) Target: ...
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How can I downgrade the iOS on my Ipad 2nd Gen when iTunes says I am "not eligible? [duplicate]

My ipad 2nd generation is super sluggish and crashing a lot. It was suggested that I downgrade from the current release - which it runs on now - to iOS 7. I tried doing this through itunes and picking ...
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iPhone 4s downgrade from 9.2.1 to 9.0.2 [duplicate]

can I downgrade my iPhone 4s iOS 9.2.1 to 9.0.2? I try using ipsw but it isn't signed at this moment. Can I create custom ipsw 9.0.2? Its possible to downgrade my iPhone? Thanks.