If you have recently upgraded your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch device to the latest iOS 12.4.8 Firmware released by Apple at Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2018, but now thinking to Uninstall iOS 12.4.8 Update and wants to Downgrade iOS 12.4.8 Latest to Older iOS 12.4.7 firmware version, then you are at right place. By using iTunes software available for Windows and macOS, it is now possible to Revert Back to iOS 12.4.7 from iOS 12.4.8 on iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone SE, iPhone 5S, 2018 iPad (9.7-inch), 2017 iPad (9.7-inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch), 2017 iPad Pro (12.9-inch), 2017 iPad Pro (10.5-inch), iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 2, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, and iPod Touch 6th Gen devices. So let's start the step-by-step guide and tutorial below on iOS 12.4.8 Downgrading and iOS 12.4.8 Uninstalling.
- Download iOS 12.4.7 IPSW (only works if still signed by Apple)
- Download iTunes 12 for Windows and macOS
- Take the full backup of your iOS device data and files to avoid any data loss.
- De-Activate all kinds of security codes and Find My iPhone security checks.
- Make sure to click on "Update" button on iTunes, rather than "Restore" button for iOS 12.4.8 downgrading.
Step # 1: Download the old iOS ipsw file for your respective iOS devices via above official links.
Step # 2: Download and install the latest iTunes 12 on your Mac or Windows computer.
Step # 3: Plug your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to your PC or laptop with a cable.
Step # 4: Open iTunes software and choose your respective iOS device from the menu.
Step # 5: Hold down "Shift" (on Windows) or "Alt/Option" (on Mac) key and simultaneously press the "Check for Update" or "Update" button on iTunes. This will ask you to provide the .IPSW file for iOS downgrading. Just select the iOS 11 .IPSW file which you had downloaded earlier.
Step # 6: Now your iOS device will begin to downgrade latest iOS 12.4.8 to old iOS firmware version.