How to Fix iOS 13 Software Update Failed Error on iPhone and iPad


iOS 13 comes with variety of new features as well as performance improvements, that not only speeds up the older iDevices like iPhone X, 8 Plus, 7 Plus, 6S, SE or older iPad and iPods version, but include addition of many new features like system wide dark mode support.

Fix iOS 13 Software Update Failed Error

Many users seems to be reporting different errors/failures that are encountered during updating their iDevices including iPhone and iPads to iOS 13. If you are one of those users, then do not worry and let this error become barrier between iOS 13 and your iDevice.

In case you have still tried to update to iOS 13, you can do so by opening Settings app and going to General -> Software Update to download and install iOS 13 final.


Methods to Fix iOS 13 Software Update Errors

We have gathered around some fixes, listed below, that will you help you fix iOS 13 update errors on your compatible iPhone and iPads.

Fix # 01: Wait for Servers

One of the major reason behind the iOS 13 software update failure error is because lot of users from around the world are trying to get hands on this latest iOS version at earliest. Due to this reason, the servers are over-loaded at starting days due to heavy traffic. In that case, waiting for some hours and then trying again can fix the issue.

Fix # 02: Redo the Steps

Sometimes a simple redoing the process can help you fix the problem. To do so, follow the steps below: Restart your iPhone. Launch Settings App. Go to General -> Software update and do the procedure all over.

Fix # 03: Manually Install iOS 13 Update using iTunes

If none of the above fix work for you to fix iOS 13 software update error, then I would recommend installing this iOS 13 manually using iTunes.

In that case, you need to download iOS 13 final version .ipsw file for your respective iDevice and then install it manually using latest version of iTunes by connecting your device with your Mac or PC.

These were few methods that can help you install or update your iPhone XR, X, 8 Plus, 7 Plus, 6S, iPad Air or iPad Mini to iOS 13 by fixing the errors.

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