How to Restore iOS 10.2 Using SemiRestore7 Without Losing Jailbreak

Semi-Restore8 allows iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPhone users to restore their iDevice back to iOS 10.2 stock condition without losing jailbreak and Cydia Tweaks…

Are you confuse? Give me 5 minutes. If you are running any iDevice whether it is iPad Air, iPad Mini Retina or iPhone and even iPod Touch that run on iOS 10.2 can be restore to its stock condition means factory stage without losing jailbreak or Cydia tweaks.

This restore applies to them, who have any loop issues or any other issues that force them to update to iOS 10.2 or any newer firmware and they don’t wanna upgrade. Simply, use Semi-Restore7 to restore your iPad Mini, iPad Air, iPhone or iPod Touch to fix them out without losing your favorite Cydia and iOS 10.2 jailbreak.

The utility Semi-Restore8 has support for iOS 10.2, 7.0.6, so, if you are running these firmwares, you can successfully restore your firmware. Please keep this in your mind that if you have upgraded your iOS 10.2 firmware to iOS 10.2 or any newer firmware, then you can’t downgrade or restore them back to iOS 9. It means SemiRestore iOS 10.2 doesn’t let you restore or downgrade from iOS 10.2 to iOS 9.

To restore your iOS 10.2 firmware, follow some simple steps…

  1. Download Semi-Restore iOS 9 from developer’s website. Currently, the developer has released Windows compatible version only. He is working on Linux and OS X operating systems. So, if you have Linux or OS X based operating systems, you need to wait for couple of more days.
  2. You must have iTunes and .Net framework to be installed on your PC and OpenSSH iOS 9 must be installed on your iDevice before proceeding to the restore iOS 9.
  3. Once you have installed all above required tools in your PC and iOS 10.2 iDevice, connect your iPad Air, iPad Mini or iPhone to the PC and open Semi-Restore 7.
  4. Once it recognize your iDevice, press SemiRestore button.
  5. Done. It takes 5 to 10 minutes to restore your iDevice firmware to stock condition.


Suppose, you have any confusion, you can comment to clear it…


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  1. i am stuck on connecting to device and also have installed openssh
    dont know what to do any solutions please

  2. I’m on iOS 9.0.1 and having lots of crashes and slowing. Can I use this to restore to same iOS without losing the 9.0.1 jailbreak?

    1. Just disconnect the iPhone, and make a hard reset, holding power + home button for 10 seconds until apple logo disappears

    1. Works fine. Download from the official website. If using windows make sure you open the file as administrator and are using 32bit version of the latest itunes.

  3. So I’m currently jailbroken on iOS 10 , I can’t do the semi restore ? Only issue I’m having with my iPhone 5s is my hotspot doesn’t work anymore after Apple released iOS 9.1.1 & I wanna fix that without updating

  4. how to downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9??
    I’ve iPad air that has been upgraded to iOS 10, I wanna use jailbreak and Cydia tweaks
    please help me

    1. semirestore7 is only for restore iOS 10 but not from iOS 10 without losing iOS 10 jailbreak
      semirestore 7 will be useful, suppose you get loop issues and errors
      semi restore iOS 10 can’t restore to iOS 10 from iOS 9.1

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