IPSWFollowing the release of iOS 12.2 on March 25, Apple has stopped signing iOS 12.1.4, the previous version of iOS that was available to consumers.

iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners who have upgraded to iOS 12.2 will no longer be able to downgrade to iOS 12.1.4.

iOS 12.2, available on all devices able to run iOS 12, was a major update that brought the Apple News+ service, new Animoji, Safari changes, and much more.

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 12.2 is now the only version of iOS that can be installed on iPhones and iPads, but developers and public beta testers can download iOS 12.3, another major update that's currently being beta tested.

Top Rated Comments

tridley68 Avatar
64 months ago
Is it me or have they stopping signing these older versions much sooner then they have in the past.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pika2000 Avatar
64 months ago
Funny, I haven’t received pushed OTA to 12.2 to any of my iOS 12 devices. Doesn’t matter as I usually wait a bit when a new update is launched in case there are bugs.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macsba Avatar
64 months ago
Is it me or have they stopping signing these older versions much sooner then they have in the past.
Yeah, I noticed the same.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
technole Avatar
64 months ago
12.2 is good, Amazing how much further we are now from the crappy 11 series.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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