Apple stops signing iOS 9.2 for certain devices, downgrade no longer possible [Update]

Apple stopped signing iOS 9.2 for certain devices on Thursday. This means users will no longer be able to downgrade to this firmware. The latest signed firmware for the public is currently iOS 9.2.1, which introduced a bunch of security and bugfixes. Check out which devices are affected…

Apple has closed the signing window for the following devices:

  • iPhone 4s
  • iPad 2 (Wi-Fi only)
  • iPad 2 (Wi-Fi + GSM cellular)
  • iPad 2 (Wi-Fi + CDMA cellular)
  • iPad with Retina Display (3rd Generation) (Wi-Fi + Verizon cellular)
  • iPad with Retina Display (3rd Generation) (Wi-Fi + AT&T cellular)
[UPDATE] On Friday Apple stopped signing iOS 9.2 for all devices
What this means for jailbreakers
We all knew this was coming sooner or later, but if you’re waiting for a jailbreak, it’s very likely we’ll see one that’ll support the upcoming iOS 9.3 firmware, so if you’re on iOS 9.2, you can go ahead and update to latest signed firmware, which is iOS 9.2.1. If you’re jailbroken, there’s no reason to lose your jailbreak by updating to iOS 9.2.1.

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