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Returning to 3.3.3 from 4.2

Discussion in 'iPad OS' started by chasfpa, Dec 12, 2010.

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    I recently upgraded to 4.2 but one critical workplace app is not compatible.
    I am told that apple has all of the info and it will compatible soon, but I am left out in the cold until then.
    Does anyone know how to go back to an earlier OS?
    I was told at the Genius Bar at Apple that it is not possible ( with a wink and a nod).
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    I'm sure you mean 3.2.2, there's never been a 3.3.3

    Just type iOS 3.2.2 download into google and click the 1st result

    Let the website load and read on to find a link that says iOS 3.2.2 IPAD download. Then make sure iPad is connected to computer and backedup etc, and then press shift + update and select the 3.2.2 file.

    Hope this helps
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    yup, just downgrade from 4.2, download the earlier OS to your iPad, and then update~
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    No luck downgrading iOS

    I've tried twice. Once from the office (behind a firewall) and once on an open wireless connection. Both times I got the attached error msg. Upon clicking the "More Info" button, it looked like a firewall issue, so that's why I tried it from an open wireless connection near my office.

    Any tricks?

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    You will not be able to downgrade unless you saved your blobs from 4.1. Apple isn't signing 4.1 anymore so it's not possible using the shift restore method.
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    Thanks for the reply, Danny Boy.

    We're piloting a business application that emits voice prompts, but the voice prompts don't work in the new OS. I guess they'll have to buckle down and get it working.
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    Thanks for your help, but I also was unable to go back down to 3.2.2 with that method.
    I guess i will have to wait until my app becomes compatible.
    I wish apple would give us an options since I am sure there are a lot more of us who are left without access to apps we need to use.
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