Apple released the iTunes 10 for Windows and Mac OS X. This major release also bring new features like Ping. Â But many users Downgrade iTunes 10 To iTunes 9.2.1came up with crashes due to incompatibility of Cydia apps with the new iTunes 10. The users facing this problem can downgrade iTunes 10 to 9.2.1 and wait for a solution. So here is how to downgrade iTunes 10 to 9.2.1 version.

Downgrading iTunes 10 to 9.2.1 in Windows

1. Create a backup of your iTunes folder

2. Uninstall the following

  • iTunes 9.1
  • QuickTime
  • Apple Software Update
  • Apple Mobile Device Support
  • Apple Application Support

3. After uninstalling, launch CCleaner and click the “Analyze” button and restart the computer when the scanning is completed.

4. Go to C:My Documents\My Music\iTunes and rename Library.itl to Library.itl.backup.

5. Find a folder named “Previous iTunes Libraries” in the iTunes folder and in it find the most recent library backup, (like “iTunes Library 2010-07-7.itl”)

6. Copy and paste it in C:\My Documents\My Music\iTunes and rename it to “iTunes Library.itl

7. Download iTunes 9.2.1 for 32 bit or 64 bit Windows and install it.

8. Recreate the iTunes library if necessary. Click here to learn how.

Downgrading iTunes 10 to 9.2.1 in Mac OS X

1. Delete the following  files listed below from the iTunes application in /Applications folder.

  • located in ~/Library/Preferences (The library folder inside your user folder).
  • “iTunes.pkg” located in /Library/Receipts (The library folder at the root level of your startup drive).
  • “iTunesX.pkg” located in /Library/Receipts.

2. Download iTunes 9.2.1 for Mac OS X from here and install it.