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

Update - 2020.04.29

As is always the case every time the new version of iOS is deployed, millions of iPhone and iPad users rush to the public version. Although many users have managed to catch the bandwagon, many of them can not download and install iOS 12 on their iPhone. So, what stops them?

Since I have missed the bus several times in the past, I know what the core of the problem could be. And if you have been using iOS for a long time, you may already be aware of the problems. Several baddies can be left behind in the safe installation of the latest iOS version. Let’s try a few tried and tested tips to overcome obstacles!

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

Quick tips:

  • Make sure your iPhone is powered for at least 50% and connected to Wi-Fi.
  • If your device does not contain enough juice, connect it to a power source and try to update it.
  • If you repeatedly receive an error message even though you have checked 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 smoothly to iOS 12.

Make sure your W-Fi meets the task

If the Wi-Fi connection is weak or if it does not work properly, you may not be able to update your iPhone smoothly. So make sure that your iPhone has a suitable Wi-Fi connection. Follow this troubleshooting guide to resolve WiFi issues in iOS 12 on your iPhone.

Download iOS 12 with iTunes

Usually, when Apple publishes the public version of the new iOS, the server tends to sharpen because of 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 the installation of iOS 12 fails repeatedly, it is best to use the help of iTunes to overcome this obstacle.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the 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

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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 last backup of your iPhone.

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

Now put your iPhone in recovery mode. Because the process on the latest iPhones is different, follow this short guide to do this

Step 2. After opening the recovery mode on the device, unpack the message to iTunes. click on Updating.

Click Update for again download and install the official version of iOS.

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

Now let the installation system rest quietly.

That’s all!