Last chance to bring back 3D Touch
When will Apple ban iOS 12?
IPhone users have one last chance to roll back to iOS 12. In the coming days, Apple will prohibit rollback to the firmware, making it impossible to return to it by yourself. When Apple stops signing iOS 12.4.1 and how to roll back with iOS 13, they told in this article.
Last chance to bring back 3D Touch
One of the main complaints of users to iOS 13 – 3D Touch gesture replacement on Haptic Touch. Instead of gestures with the introduction of increased pressure on the screen in iOS 13, Similar gestures are available, which are performed by the usual long press.
Many users are not happy with this, as they are used to 3D Touch gestures. The situation is aggravated by the fact that some convenient 3D Touch gestures completely disappeared from iOS 13. Similar Haptic Touch gestures simply did not appear. Earlier we detail told about it.
In iOS 12.4.1, the 3D Touch technology on supported iPhone models works without problems. Therefore, to return to the usual gestures, it is enough to roll back to iOS 12. True, there is very little time left for this.
When Apple Ban iOS 12
It will happen very soon.. Suffice it to recall when Apple stopped signing previous-generation firmware in past years:
- iOS 8.4.1 – October 1, 2015.
- iOS 9.3.5 – October 19, 2016.
- iOS 10.3.3 – October 2, 2017.
- iOS 11.4.1 – October 9, 2018.
Typically, Apple prohibits rollback to firmware in early October. Most often this happens on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Thus, the company can ban iOS 12.4.1 in the coming days!
If Apple will not be Madley, as in the previous two years, then iOS 12.4.1 will remain in the past until October 9. Until that day, iPhone users should return to iOS 12 if they have such a desire. It is important to remember that after the ban, installing iOS 12 will be impossible in principle.
How to roll back from iOS 13 to iOS 12
Earlier we talked in detail about how to roll back from iOS 13 to iOS 12. In this article, recall for completeness. Important! The Rollback procedure from iOS 13 to iOS 12 involves restoring a device with data loss. You can restore your data only if you previously did backup iPhone running iOS 12.
Step 1. Download the iOS 12.4.1 firmware file for your device using the links below:
Step 2. Launch iTunes on the computer and connect the iPhone to the computer via the USB cable (necessarily) Note that if you are using a Mac running macOS Catalina, then instead of iTunes you must perform the same actions in the Finder Explorer.
Step 3. Enter iPhone into recovery mode. For this:
- On iPhone 6s / 6s Plus / SE: Press the “home"AND"food". Hold them until the iTunes connection screen appears.
- On iPhone 7/7 Plus: Simultaneously hold down the volume down button and the Power button. Hold them until the iTunes connection screen appears.
- On iPhone 8/8 Plus / X / XR / XS / XS Max / 11/11 Pro / 11 Pro Max: Press and quickly Release the Volume Up button. Press and quickly Release the volume down button. Then hold down the side button and hold it until the iTunes connection screen appears.
Such a screen will appear on the iPhone when the smartphone successfully enters recovery mode.
Step 4. If you successfully enter iPhone into recovery mode, in addition to the iTunes screen, the iTunes application displays a message that iPhone is detected in recovery mode.
Step 3. Hold down the key Shift (Alt on Mac) and click "Restore iPhone". In the window that opens, select the firmware file iOS 12.4.1, which you downloaded earlier.
Step 4. Confirm the start of the rollback process.
Done! You just have to wait for the completion of the rollback from iOS 13 to iOS 12.4.1. DO NOT disconnect the iPhone from the computer until the operation is complete. It takes about five minutes.