This tutorial is about on how to downgrade to iOS 8.1 firmware. If you want to jailbreak iOS 8.1 and you are already updated your iOS devices to Apple’s latest firmwares iOS 8.1.1 or iOS 8.2 beta. You can still have a chance to downgrade your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch as long as Apple is still signing the iOS 8.1 firmware.
It’s super easy to downgrade your iPhone, iPad or iPod running on iOS 8.1.1 or iOS 8.2 beta to iOS 8.1, simply follow below steps.
Before proceeding to downgrade to iOS 8.1, please check on this website weather Apple signing window is still open! If it is, you may proceed.
You can download the iOS 8.1 firmware for your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch from our downloads page and save it on your Desktop.
Open iTunes and connect your device to your computer via USB cable. Hold ⌥ for Mac and Shift key for Windows user then click the Check for Update button. Now locate the downloaded iOS 8.1 IPSW on your Desktop and click Open.
Now iTunes will start teh downgrading process on your iOS device back to iOS 8.1. If it’s still being signed, if not then you will get an error message and the downgrade process will stops.
Let the downgrade process completed and you are back on iOS 8.1 firmware.
That’s all you have successfully downgrade your iOS devices running on iOS 8.1.1 or iOS 8.2 beta and now follow below our Mac and Windows tutorials to jailbreak iOS 8.1: