Apple Ceases Signing iOS 16.2 After iOS 16.3 Launch, Downgrading No Longer Possible

  • Apple has stopped signing iOS 16.2 after the release of iOS 16.3 on January 23.
  • Downgrading to iOS 16.2 is no longer possible after installing the iOS 16.3 update.
  • Apple routinely stops signing older versions of iOS to encourage customers to keep their operating systems up to date.
  • iOS 16.2 included Sing, the Freeform app, Advanced Data Protection for , and more.