1. Noel O's Avatar
    I just made a big mistake: I upgraded my iPhone 5 to iOS 7 from a ipsw I found on a pirate site. To cut a long story short I could not use it as I'm not an Apple developer,
    so I downgraded it back to 6.1.4, then restored from backup, all my apps were lost, which I could live with. At least all my settings were back to normal.

    There's only one problem: the screen is now flickering. It's bareable but still annoying and I want to get rid of it if possible.

    My 2 cents: I DON'T recommend upgrading to iOS 7 until it's been generally tested at latge by the public. I read some horror stories about it
    Last edited by Noel O; 09-01-2013 at 04:15 PM.
    09-01-2013 03:39 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Many people have updated to the iOS 7 beta and have downgraded back to iOS 6 without problems. Is it possible that the the copy you downloaded was tampered with? If I were you, I'd put the device in DFU mode and restore it as new, not from a backup. See if the screen continues to flicker afterwards. I doubt it will. By the way, please refrain from mentioning piracy here in the forums. Thanks.
    09-01-2013 05:24 PM
  3. Noel O's Avatar
    The flicker is gone now and the phone is back to normal. The flicker gradually disappeared over a period of about an hour. Very odd.
    09-01-2013 06:26 PM

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