downgrade IPad

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Some how IPads got upgraded to 13.x.x and things have stopped working.  I need to put it back to 12.4.1.  I don't have a backup of this.  Is there anyway to do this?
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Jackie Man IT Manager
Top Expert 2010

Commented:
There is no downgrade of iOS now as Apple has already stopped the signing of iOS 12.4.1 firmware from their servers.

If you don't have a backup of your iPad, there is no way to do a downgrade.

https://wccftech.com/apple-no-longer-signing-ios-12-4-1-includes-several-ios-13-versions-too/
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor
Most Valuable Expert 2016

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What 'things' are not working anymore exactly? Apps from Apple Store should work just fine. What year/model/make is your iPad?

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This IPAD is in a corp environment and since the upgrade they are unable to scroll on a site they use.  That's all I can say.  I've restored it back to the original configuration and then back to 13.  I just wanted to go back to 12. I have another IPAD exactly like this one only with 12.4 is it possible to back that up and restore it to this IPAD?
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IT Manager
Top Expert 2010
Commented:
Sorry. The answer is NO. You need to backup/save digital signature called SHSH blobs of your iPad before you upgrade the iOS to a newer version.

Each iDevice has its own unique device's ECID which is hard coded to the SHSH blob which is critical to the process of iOS downgrade.

If Apple has stopped signing of the iOS firmware file and you have upgraded the iOS and there is no way to downgrade the iOS.

https://www.reddit.com/r/jailbreak/comments/33v85v/question_is_it_possible_to_transfer_shsh_blobs/

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Commented:
that truly sux!
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor
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>> they are unable to scroll on a site they use
You can't say much more, I understand because of the corporate rules. But are you able to install another browser like Brave or FireFox and check whether that site is usable then?

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