Apple has released updates for three operating systems, bringing iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 up to 17.1.2, and macOS Sonoma to 14.1.2.
While the current beta-testing cycle has revolved around iOS 17.2, Apple has released a smaller update to the public in the form of iOS 17.1.2 and iPadOS 17.1.2. Such releases usually focus on smaller updates to the operating system, such as bug fixes or security issues.
If you are in need, you can upgrade to iOS 17.1.2 on 3uTools!
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later, and iPad mini 5th generation and later
1. After upgrading your device to iOS 17.1.2, you can't downgrade to an iOS version that "Apple has stopped signing", even if you have backed up your SHSH with 3uTools.
2. After upgrading your device to iOS 17.1.2, if you want to downgrade to another version "Apple hasn't stopped signing", it is not recommended to check the box "Retain User's Data", as it may fail or the device may be abnormal after successful flashing. Customized Backup data is recommended before downgrade. Then select "Quick Flash Mode" after customized backup. You can Customize Restore the data after successful flashing.
Step 1 Connect your iDevice to your PC with an original USB cable and launch 3uTools.
Step 2 Go to Smart Flash > Easy Flash, and select firmware iOS 17.1.2. There are 4 modes to choose. If you want to update with data, please check the "Retain User's Data" box. There will be a pop reminder after you click "Flash", please read it with caution.
♥ You are recommended to back up your iDevice regularly in case of data loss.
Step 4 After the iDevice is turned on, tap "Auto activation", and "Skip setup". You can also manually activate the iDevice, if it is a Retain User's Data flash, you do not need to activate it.