i Tunes said it would restore and update to the latest software.

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Apple encourages every i OS users to have the latest version of i OS.

To do that, the company rolled out a feature named "Automatic Downloads".

It seems like that Apple won't stop the nagging until we get the update.

For those who are sick of the repeated update alert, we get some tips.

However there are some cases you may need to restore i Phone without updating.

I refer to those cases where, for example, you are using a jailbroken i Phone and you don't want to lose the ability to jailbreak.

Now, follow the steps below to get your desired result.

Part 1: Restore i Phone without Updating Part 2:Tips to Stop i Phone from Asking You to Update Step 1.

Then, go to Settings Erase All Contents and Settings. When a windows saying "An update to the carrier settings on your i Phone is available. If you are asked to upgrade to newer version of i OS, click "Cancel".

This will erase all data on your device and restore it to factory settings. Plug i Phone back to computer Once the reset process is complete, the i Phone screen will display the factory default image and show the "Slide to set up" message. Note: A jailbroken device may go into a bootloop if the users enable "Erase All Content and Settings" under "Settings" "Reset".

In this way, some settings will also be backed up and restored to your i Phone later.