IPSWFollowing the release of iOS 12 on September 17, Apple has stopped signing iOS 11.41, the previous version of iOS that was available to consumers.

iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners who have upgraded to iOS 12 will no longer be able to downgrade to the iOS 11 operating system.

Apple routinely stops signing older versions of software updates after new releases come out in order to encourage customers to keep their operating systems up to date.

iOS 12 and today's iOS 12.0.1 release are the only versions of iOS that can be installed on iPhones and iPads by the general public. Developers and public beta testers can download iOS 12.1, an iOS 12 update that's being beta tested.

Top Rated Comments

kanki1985 Avatar
73 months ago
First time I am not disappointed in apple stopping signing a previous version.. good riddance!
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kalafalas Avatar
73 months ago
Good riddance to bad rubbish
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
eicca Avatar
73 months ago
Not sad to see that go. I personally never had major issues with iOS 11 but 12 is a home run. Very satisfied.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
redheeler Avatar
73 months ago
I completely skipped over this version of iOS. Never installed it on any of my devices.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
canadianreader Avatar
73 months ago
For the first time upgrading iOS makes your phone faster
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Manatlt Avatar
73 months ago


He meant older devices that max support is iOS 11.
...but there is none, that's the point.

All devices that supported 11 can upgrade to 12.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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