Can’t Download and Install iOS 12 on iPhone and iPad? Tips to Fix the Issue

As it always happens every time the new version of iOS is deployed, millions of iPhone and iPad users run into the public version. Although many users have managed to pick up the bandwagon, many of them can not download and install iOS 12 on their iPhone. So, what's stopping them?

Since I missed the bus several times in the past, I know what the core of the problem would be. And if you've been using iOS for a long time, you may already be aware of the issues. Several villains can be left behind in the secure installation of the latest version of iOS. Let's try some tried and tested tips to overcome obstacles!

Could not download iOS 12 on iPhone and iPad? Discover the possible tips

Quick Tips:

  • Make sure your iPhone is connected by at least 50% and connected to Wi-Fi.
  • If your device does not contain enough juice, plug it into a power source and try to upgrade it.
  • If you repeatedly receive an error message even though you have verified all the requirements, it is worth waiting for a few days. There is a good chance that the Apple server is too drunk to allow you to switch seamlessly to iOS 12.

Make sure your W-Fi meets the task

If the Wi-Fi connection is weak or does not work properly, you may not be able to update your iPhone without problems. So make sure your iPhone has a proper Wi-Fi connection. Follow this troubleshooting guide to troubleshoot WiFi issues on iOS 12 on your iPhone.

Download iOS 12 with iTunes

Typically, when Apple publishes the public version of the new iOS, the server tends to get sharper because of the massive traffic. That's why installing the latest version of iOS via OTA (Over-the-Air Updates) is not a sensible option because it is often blocked.

If iOS 12 installation fails repeatedly, it is best to use iTunes Help to overcome this obstacle.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer via the USB cable and start iTunes

Step 2. Now, select the device icon in the upper left corner.

step 3 Then click Check for updates.

Then click Download and update

Then follow the instructions to install the latest version of iOS as usual.

Download and install iOS 12 in recovery mode

If this trick does not work, you will need to download and install iOS 12 in recovery mode. But before you try this trick, make sure you have the latest backup of your iPhone.

Step 1. Turn off your iOS device and connect it to your computer via the USB cable.

Now place your iPhone into recovery mode. As the process of the last iPhones is different, follow this brief guide to do this

Step 2. After opening recovery mode on the device, unzip the message in iTunes. click in Updating.

Click Refresh Again download and install the official iOS version.

Step 3. Then click Accepts accept the terms and conditions.

Now let the installation system rest quietly.

That is all!

Originally posted 2018-09-22 18:06:40.

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