How To Fix iOS 12 Update Problems?

By | March 6, 2019

iOS 12 comes with a variety of performance improvements and excellent new features. The public update works on all major iOS devices, but every coin has two sides, users are still facing issues with it. If you have the same experience, here are some of the common iOS 12 update failed scenarios and how you can fix them.

solve ios 12 update issues

  1. You don’t have the iOS 12 update option in Settings

Quick fixes:

  • Check compatibility

Though the public update is compatible with all the leading iOS devices, there are still a small number of devices that are not supported.

  • Restart your device

This might help you connect to Apple’s server again and display the iOS 12 software update option.

  • Maybe You have an old version update that was downloaded but never installed
  • Go to Settings > General > iPhone Storage
  • Look for an iOS update
  • Select it and delete it
  • Go to Settings > General > Software Update and install iOS 12
  1. You don’t have enough storage space to update

Quick fixes: The lack of available space on your iOS devices can hinder the update progress. Here are some tips you can try:

  • Check to see how much storage you have and remove some of your items such as photos, videos, voice memos and parts of apps that aren’t needed.
  • Back your important data up. Compared to the traditional backup models that apple offered us, there’s a professional and powerful third-party tool called iFonebox which enables you to selectively transfer files from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to your computer.
  • If your device still doesn’t have enough space, you can use iTunes to update your device.
  1. There’s an error occurred while checking for the update

Quick fixes:

  • You can try to update with different networks to make sure that you’re connect to a secure Wi-Fi network. Click here to see if your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch won’t connect to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Restart the update:
  • Go to Settings > General > [Device name] Storage.
  • Find the iOS update in the list of apps.
  • Tap the iOS update, then tap Delete Update.
  • Download the latest iOS upgrade and try again.
  • Force restart your device then try to do the iOS 12 update once again.
  1. The screen is stuck on the Apple logo for a long time

Quick fix:

  • Keep your device connected to a power source.
  • Restart your device.
  • Put your iOS device in recovery mode, then restore it with iTunes.
  • Connect your device to your computer and open iTunes.
  • Force restart your device and hold on the buttons until you see the Apple logo
  • Choose “Update” to reinstall iOS without erasing your data.
  • After it completes, set up your device.
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