How to Fix iOS Software Update Failed Error

Imagine there’s an updated version of the software available for your iPhone, and you cannot download it in your phone. Updating your iPhone’s software with the latest updated version fails due to several reasons. But it also causes disappointment to users when they know there’s an updated version available but cannot download it. If you are facing the same issue, then you have come to the right place. Here I have listed some of the most effective steps and tips to resolve your iPhone’s software update failed error.

Fix iOS Software Update Failed Error

Update By iTunes

One of the easiest ways to get an update is by downloading the latest version of iTunes on your PC. A user needs a Wi-Fi or an Internet connection to install iTunes on the computer. Connect your iPhone with the computer and click check for update option, and you are good to go. The updated version will be installed in no time on your iPhone.

Reset Network Settings

Most of the time, the problem lies in the network connection you are using. Just check the source of the Internet, your WI-FI router or mobile cellular data before proceeding with the update. Just go to the network settings on your iPhone and reset the settings to the default. It will automatically resolve the network issue in a single go.

Check The Quality Of Network

Quality and strength of the internet connection must be good before downloading that latest updated software version. It usually fails to download with weak internet connectivity. Weak mobile data is the root cause for this issue, so look for a WI-FI connection instead.

Wait a While Before Retrying

You may face unable to install updates issue if you try to install updates back to back without taking the gap. When an updated version of software gets available, millions of users around the world come together to download it, which results in busy servers and errors. So, always wait for some hours before retrying to get the update. 

Restart Your iPhone

Restarting cellphones and now smartphones is one of the most ancient ways to get any problem resolved. In case of getting an update, restarting and rebooting your iPhone can fix the failed update error. Rebooting your iPhone automatically take all the settings to the default and can fix the update download problem too.

Space Storage

Every smartphone or iPhone user is aware of the availability of space on your smartphone to download an update or anything.  Free space is always required to download an update or any file on iPhones. Not having enough storage space can be the fundamental reasons behind you being unable to update  your iPhone.

Emily Watson is an employee at a top email service provider company in the day, and a technical writer at night. She is passionate about writing troubleshooting tips, beginner’s guides, news, and other articles on varied topics. She has written majorly on lexmark printer support, epson printer support and brother printer etc.

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Hi, this is Emily Watson . I am an Online Marketing Expert with 3 years of extensive and rich experience of Marketing through Social Networking Platforms.

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