Last Updated on Apr 25, 2021
After Upgrade the iOS device from iOS 14.4.2 to iOS 14.5 upgrade, there are many folks who would like to downgrade due to certain glitches. To go back from the latest firmware to the old version is not much hard, however, a lot of users addressed an issue that says iOS 14.5 downgrades Stuck on Recovery Mode/ DFU mode or on Apple Logo with a black screen.
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Why my iPhone/ iPad downgrade Won’t Work and Stuck in Recovery/ DFU Mode?
Given two bullets is your answer to iOS 14.5 downgrades stuck in a different mode such as DEF/Recovery and Apple Logo black screen.
- It occurs due to Software crashes
- Software bug or Storage full
Bottom Steps will help you to move the next screen from unable to downgrade from ios 14.5 to iOS 14.4.2.
Fix #1- Perform Force Restart to fix iOS 14.5 Downgrading Stuck
Stuck Screen makes your iPhone bricked so force restart is an ideal way to take your device to normal. All Apple Phone has the different method to hard reboot that is given below.
Way to Force Restart For iPhone 12 Series models, 11 series, XS Max, XS, XR, X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus users:
- First of all – Press and Quickly Release Volume Up button then
- Press and Quickly Release Volume Down Button then
- in last Press and Hold Side Button until you see the Apple logo on Screen.
To start your iPhone, again press the Side button until the startup apple logo on the screen.
For iPhone 7/ iPhone 7 Plus users: Press and hold on the Sleep/Wake (Power) + Volume Down (-) button simultaneously until your Phone screen black.
For iPhone 6S and old iPhone users: Pressing and holding on Sleep/Wake + Home button at the same time.
Now you should try to downgrade from ios 14.5 to iOS 14.4.2. or old version.
Fix -2 Unstuck Downgrade iOS 14.5 using iTunes Restore
You should also use the iTunes Restore method to fix downgrade iOS 14.5 issues. Let’s check out how to do this.
Before going to fix your bricked iPhone using iTunes, you must have the latest backup file cause the chance of error occurs more compared to an OTA upgrade. Hence, I don’t like to advise you to fix the stuck iOS 14.5 downgrade without a fresh backup.
If you’ve backup on your iCloud/ PC then you are perfect to follow for underneath the given solution.
Step #1- Open Latest iTunes on your Mac/ PC.
Step #2- Connect your Frozen iPhone/ iPad to iTunes using lighting to USB cable.
Step #3- You can See screen – iTunes Popup a Window with a message saying ‘‘there is a problem with this iPhone/ iPad that requires it to be updated or restored’’.
Now Click Restore and wait for iTunes to fix your hang iOS Device.
Hopefully, this solution helps you to unstuck iOS 14.5 downgrades. You like this. Don’t miss out share with others.