When you receive a single update software message every day, you are likely to get pissed off with that nasty pop-up. Of late, I have gone through this nightmarish experience, wherein my iPhone continually asks me for a software update. Follow this method to delete iOS software update on your iPhone and iPad.
How to Delete Software Update on iPhone and iPad
Step #1. Launch Settings app → Tap on General.
Step #2. Tap on iPhone Storage.
Step #3. Check for the iOS software version in the list and tap on it.
Step #4. Tap on Delete Update.
A menu will swipe up with one option: Delete Update.
Step #5. Tap on Delete Update to confirm.
You will no longer receive that annoying message of software update every morning. Moreover, if you want to update software in the future, all you need to do is:
Launch Settings app → Tap on General → Tap on Software Update.
Now download and install the latest software update on your iOS device.
Reasons to Delete Software Update File
There may be times when you simply want to stick to the current iOS version. There may also arise a situation, especially for less base storage iPhone users when the update that was downloaded automatically and is taking a lot of space but you immediately need to have free space for some photography, task, or another app. In this scenario too, the method of deleting the iOS software updates file from the iPhone or iPad will come in handy.
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