IPSWApple is no longer signing the iOS 8.3 software update for all compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices, meaning that users can no longer downgrade to that version using iTunes. Apple is now only signing iOS 8.4 and later.

iPhone, iPad or iPod touch users that have jailbroken their device on iOS 8.3 should not worry about accidentally updating to iOS 8.4, as an untethered jailbreak is available for both software versions courtesy of Chinese tool TaiG.

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smithrh Avatar
81 months ago
I downgraded to 8.3 to regain Home Sharing, and I knew I had to do it quickly before they stopped signing it (which, by the way, seems like a bit of a dick move - is there a technical reason for this?).
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
campingsk8er Avatar
81 months ago
Shortest MacRumors article ever.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
PowerBook-G5 Avatar
81 months ago
Downgrading? I just want to upgrade to the iOS 9 Public Beta! C'mon Apple!
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Slix Avatar
81 months ago
Anyone find it interesting that the package icon still has an iPod classic on the side?

Just wishful thinking. :P
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MattMJB0188 Avatar
81 months ago
SO we upgrade and find out it makes our devices actually perform worse, and then we can't downgrade to the OS that actually was fine before. Wow.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jonnyb098 Avatar
81 months ago
Thanks to Tim Cook, some of us have learned to not update Apple's software straight away. I am still on 8.3 with iPhone 6 Plus and 7.1.2 on iPad Air, so far those are the two best iOS versions for those two devices..
Thats the way it is now. Good thinking on your part. Ever since iOS 7 its best to keep the original OS that shipped on the device, especially on iPad.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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