Frequent question: How do I uninstall an iOS update?

Can I uninstall the latest iOS update?

You can delete iOS updates on your iPhone/iPad by going to the General section of the Settings app. You can select “Storage & iCloud Usage” from the list. You can find the nagging iOS software update by tapping on it. You can delete an update by tapping “Delete Update” and confirming.

How do you remove the iOS 14 update?

Here’s what to do:

  1. Go to Settings > General, and tap VPN & Device Management.
  2. Tap the iOS Beta Software Profile.
  3. Tap Remove Profile, then restart your device.

How do I roll back an iOS update?

Click “iPhone” beneath the “Devices” heading in the left sidebar of iTunes. Press and hold the “Shift” key, then click the “Restore” button in the bottom right of the window to choose which iOS file you want to restore with.

Why can’t I delete iOS update?

These updates can only be cleared by deleting the individual app’s Documents & Data. However, the Documents & Data cannot be directly deleted on iPhone. You will have to delete the individual apps and then search and reinstall the older version of the particular app from iOS app download centers.

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How do I uninstall the iOS 15.1 update?

How to remove downloaded software updates

  1. On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, go to Settings and tap General.
  2. Select iPhone Storage or iPad Storage, depending on your device.
  3. Locate and tap the downloaded iOS software update.
  4. Select Delete Update and confirm you do want to delete it.

Can I go back to a previous iOS version?

You can downgrade iOS to any version that Apple continues to sign. Apple typically stops signing previous versions about two weeks after a new release, so your downgrade option will be limited to the previous version only. If you jailbreak your iPhone, you may be able to install an older unsigned version of iOS.

Can you revert to an older iOS?

Apple generally stops signing the previous version of iOS a few days after a new version is released. This means that it’s often possible to downgrade back to your previous version of iOS for a few days after you upgrade — assuming the latest version was just released and you upgraded to it quickly.

Can I revert to iOS 14?

If you’ve taken the iOS 15 beta plunge only to decide that you can’t live with a beta operating system on your iPhone or iPad, there’s good news: You can go back to iOS 14. Keep in mind, however, that reverting to the current official release will require you to factory-reset your phone or tablet.

Can you uninstall a Software update?

The first thing you need to know is that you can uninstall an app update, but you can’t do it all at once. In explicit terms, you can disable new updates for system apps, but you can’t do that for third-party apps. If you want to do that, you’ll need to uninstall the app and install a new one.

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