Reverting back to ios 32 bit

Discussion in 'iPhone Forum' started by Arion1988, Apr 30, 2018.

Tags:
  1. Arion1988

    Arion1988
    Novice Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2018
    Messages:
    8
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    3
    Location:
    Derby
    Ratings:
    +1
    Afternoon All,

    Does anyone know of any companies that revert back to 32 bit from 64?

    I have an iphone 6 that i no longer use but with a number of plant and insect identification apps on but after updating without realising can no longer use them.

    Thanks in advance,

    Davey.
     
  2. JayCee

    JayCee
    Distinguished Member

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2004
    Messages:
    23,374
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Location:
    Lanarkshire
    Ratings:
    +2,516
    What iOS versions have you updated to/from?
     
  3. Arion1988

    Arion1988
    Novice Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2018
    Messages:
    8
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    3
    Location:
    Derby
    Ratings:
    +1
    I'm fairly sure it was 9.?? but then as soon as it tripped over to 10.?? it went from 32 to 64 and the apps stopped working.
    I've contacted the app developers and they wont be updating the apps so all i can think of is that someone somewhere must be able to 'downgrade' operating systems.
     
  4. Stiggy

    Stiggy
    Well-known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2004
    Messages:
    6,723
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Location:
    Sandy Heath
    Ratings:
    +1,043
    You won't be able to roll back. Both you and the app developers were given about a year's notice that old apps would stop working.
     
  5. Arion1988

    Arion1988
    Novice Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2018
    Messages:
    8
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    3
    Location:
    Derby
    Ratings:
    +1
    Thanks for that Stiggy - far from ideal. Surely it must be possible though for someone somewhere to do it though?
     
  6. JayCee

    JayCee
    Distinguished Member

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2004
    Messages:
    23,374
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Location:
    Lanarkshire
    Ratings:
    +2,516
    Nope, you're into phone forensics attempting to do that.
    You're only hope of getting those apps to work is to get hold of an older iPad/iPhone with an old iOS version on it.
    You can then install those apps.
     
  7. Arion1988

    Arion1988
    Novice Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2018
    Messages:
    8
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    3
    Location:
    Derby
    Ratings:
    +1
    Thanks for that JayCee - I'm absolutely useless with tech - how would i go about doing that?
     
  8. tommitch

    tommitch
    Well-known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2016
    Messages:
    612
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    96
    Location:
    London
    Ratings:
    +654
    Have you looked to see if there are any equivalent apps on the app store?

    I typed in insect identification on the app store and a few options popped up, not sure if are any good to you however.
     
  9. JayCee

    JayCee
    Distinguished Member

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2004
    Messages:
    23,374
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Location:
    Lanarkshire
    Ratings:
    +2,516
    You look for a used iPhone checking/specifying that it has an old iOS 9.3.5 version on it.
    You could always put a wanted ad on our iPhone classified forum here.
     
  10. Arion1988

    Arion1988
    Novice Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2018
    Messages:
    8
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    3
    Location:
    Derby
    Ratings:
    +1
    Thanks for that mate but I think there was a big push initially to get good identification apps out but then I don't know if there was insufficient sales but the good ones aren't being updated.
     
  11. Arion1988

    Arion1988
    Novice Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2018
    Messages:
    8
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    3
    Location:
    Derby
    Ratings:
    +1
    I've got an old iPhone 5 that hasn't been updated in probably 4 years if that'll work? How would i get the app from the updated phone on it though?

    Many thanks for your help guys.
     
  12. JayCee

    JayCee
    Distinguished Member

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2004
    Messages:
    23,374
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Location:
    Lanarkshire
    Ratings:
    +2,516
    Click the App Store on it, at the top RHS you should see your profile pic, click it and that will take you to your Apple account.
    Click the “Purchased” tab and it will bring up a list of all the apps paid and free you've downloaded.
    Click the “Not on this iPhone” tab and scroll down to see the apps you want and click the cloud icon to download them.
     
  13. Arion1988

    Arion1988
    Novice Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2018
    Messages:
    8
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    3
    Location:
    Derby
    Ratings:
    +1
    That's great thank you. Would i still be able to see the data contained within the apps though that I've added like photos of species and locations?
     
  14. JayCee

    JayCee
    Distinguished Member

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2004
    Messages:
    23,374
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Location:
    Lanarkshire
    Ratings:
    +2,516
    No, I don't think so, I think that data would be stored on the device itself.
     
  15. Arion1988

    Arion1988
    Novice Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2018
    Messages:
    8
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    3
    Location:
    Derby
    Ratings:
    +1
    Right sorry, that helps a bit but i was hoping to get the data back too?
     
  16. Bl4ckGryph0n

    Bl4ckGryph0n
    Distinguished Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2003
    Messages:
    40,945
    Products Owned:
    10
    Products Wanted:
    13
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Location:
    ::1/128
    Ratings:
    +14,531
    You might get the data (and apps) back if you login with your iCloud account ;)
     

Share This Page

Loading...
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice