5 Solutions to FIx iOS 14 Update Not Connected to Internet Error

Apple has finally released the newest iOS version of iOS 14. As expected, most iOS users can hardly wait to install the new iOS update on their devices. Also, some inevitable problems during or after the iOS update program occur. One of the most common issues is discussed here: iOS 14 update not connected to internet. Anyone who has this issue will get the notification of "Unable to verify Update, iOS 14 failed verification because you are no longer connected to the internet" on the device screen. You can check out the fixes below to have this issue solved.

Part 1. Best Tool to Install iOS 14 Update without Data Loss

When suffering from an issue of "iOS 13 update not connected to internet", there is one 3rd-party tool you can use to bypass this update issue. With this tool, you can smoothly install the new update version without connecting your iPhone to the internet. It is FoneGeek iOS System Recovery.

Using this repair tool, you can easily get any iOS devices to normal within minutes after the error of 'iOS update not connected to internet' occurs. Some of its main features are listed in the following:

  • It is 100% secure and easy to use. You can perform the repair process all by yourself by following the instructions.
  • All versions of iOS firmware for your iOS devices will be provided for you to install.
  • You can choose to upgrade or downgrade to any iOS versions with this tool.
  • No data will be affected when using this program.
  • After adapting exclusive skills and technology, all iOS issues can be simply resolved.


Follow the step-by-step guide to bypass the issue of "iOS 14 update not connected to internet" with FoneGeek iOS System Recovery now.

Step 1. Click the download button above to download this program on your computer (You can also download it from the official site). Now run it and connect your iPhone to the computer using USB cable.

choose repair mode

Step 2. The program will detect the device automatically. After that, choose the "Repair Operating System" option. Then click on "Fix Now" to continue. 

connect ios device

Step 3. The available firmware for different iOS versions will be offered on the program. Select the iOS update firmware that you would like to install to your device and click on "Download".

download firmware

Step 4. After verifying and preparing the firmware, the fixing (also the installation) process will get started. When the whole process is done, you will find that the newest iOS 14 firmware has been installed on your iPhone.


Part 2. Common Tips to Bypass iOS Update Not Connected to Internet

2.1 Restart the Router

The issue of "iOS 14 update not connected to internet" happens mostly because of the malfunction of router. The phone may be connected to the wifi normally but unable to access the Internet due to the router settings error.

If you encounter this problem, you are advised to restart the router or reset the router again, and check if the router is broken.

reset wifi router to deault settings

2.2 Reboot iPhone to Fix System Error

The error of "iOS update not connected to internet" may also be caused by an error in the network settings of the iPhone system.

When encountering an error on iPhone system network, we can generally restart the device. After restarting the device, the WiFi may be connected normally.

Or you can disconnect the currently connected Wifi, then re-enter the password to see if the device can connect to the internet normally.

turn off and turn on iphone

2.3 Reset Network Settings

If there is still no good result after restarting the router and the device, you can try to reset network settings on your iPhone. When the network is reset to default settings, your Wifi passwords will be erased and you will need to re-enter the password the next time you use this Wifi network.

  1. Click Settings on your iPhone.

  2. Click on General > Reset.

  3. Tap on "Reset Network Settings" and the wifi password will be deleted.

reset network settings

2.4 Delete and Re-install iOS 14

After encountering the error of "iOS 14 failed verification because you are no longer connected to the internet", you can also delete the current iOS 14 firmware file and reinstall it. You can follow these procedures to do that:

  1. Tap on General on iPhone Settings interface.

  2. Locate "Storage & iCloud Usage" and then click on "Manage Storage".

  3. An available iOS update firmware will be listed here. Click on "Delete Update" to remove this update file.

  4. You can then reinstall it by going to "Settings > General > Software Update".

delete and reinstall ios update firmware


These solutions given in this article can fix the issue of "iOS 14 update not connected to internet". We hope that you can now smoothly update your iPhone to iOS 14 without any hassle.


By Joan J. Mims

Posted on Aug 08, 2019, 21:58:38

Joan J. Mims is interested in researching all tips about iPhone, iPad and Android. He loves to share useful ideas with all users.