iOS 14 is now available for most crazy Apple fans who have been waiting the new release of iOS version for a long time. The new version can be simply downloaded and installed on the iPhone or iPad. Or you can install it via iTunes. Yet, the iOS update may fail sometimes. For example, the error of iPad stuck on iOS 14 update always occurs in these days. Fortunately, most common reasons and solutions for this iPad update issue are listed in this article.
If you update your iPad system with iTunes, you may have the issues below:
If your install the newest iOS 14 directly from iPad settings, you may come across:
We have tested all the possible solutions and finally gathered the ones with the highest success rate to fix the iPad update stuck issue. You can check each solution one by one and get the most effective solution for yourself.
Any software related issues on youriPad can be repaired by a force restart. Follow the steps below to force reboot the iPad.
iPad models with home button: Press and hold the top button and the home button at the same time. When the Apple logo appears, release both buttons at the same time.
Other models of iPad: Press the Volume Up button and release it, press the Volume Down button and release it, then press and hold the top button. When the Apple logo appears, release the button.
iOS update usually requires the free storage of more than 750-800MB. Thus it is recommended to confirm the capacity and keep enough capacity to download and install iOS 13 before updating your iPad system.
One more tip available to fix iPad update stuck problem is to delete the iOS update file from your iPad and reinstall it. The procedures to perform this vary for iOS devices with different iOS versions.
After deleting the iOS version package, you can then go to Settings, tap on > 'General > 'Software Update' to reinstall the newest firmware package.
There are 2 ways to update iOS version: using iTunes or the device settings. If the update fails on the iPad, try to update using iTunes with the steps below.
Sometimes, when you update your iPad to iOS 13 with iTunes, and the update is unsuccessful just like what are mentioned in Part 1, the best way will be using one of the best iTunes alternatives – FoneGeek iOS System Recovery. This repair tool is used to fix any types of iPhone and iPad issues, including the software issues and the update issues.
This program is safe and will not delete your iPad data during the repair process. Below are the procedures to fix this iPad update stuck issue with FoneGeek iOS System Recovery.
Step 1. Launch the repair program after downloading it on your Windows or Mac. Once launched, hit on ‘Repair Operating System’ from the given options.
Step 2. On the main screen of the repair mode, plug your device with the computer and click on ‘Fix Now’. The next screen will let you know how to put the iPad into DFU mode. You can do that by following the on-screen instructions.
Step 3. The software will detect that the iPad is in DFU mode and offer the firmware package of the newest iOS. After that, click on ‘download’ button to download and install the appropriate iOS version.
After checking the tricks in this post, you shall now have a clear idea on how to fix iPad upgrade stuck issue. You can refer to the article of ‘The Most Common 10 iOS 13/12 Problems and How to Fix Them’
By Edwin J. Parke
Posted on Jul 07, 2019, 23:18:55
As a professional writer who is interested in technology, Edwin J. Parke has helped thousands of users by offering various tips to solve their problems.