How to Update iPhone XS Max, XS, XR, X, iPhone 8 Plus to iOS 14

Last Updated on Dec 4, 2020

You can update your iPhone XS Max, XS, XR, iPhone X or iPhone 8 Plus using two methods one is over-the-air and using iTunes. From these two ways, OTA update is quite straightforward than connect the device to iTunes. Nope, Here I will show you total process to update iPhone X/ iPhone 8 Plus to iOS 12 using iTunes and OTA update Download then Install without iTunes. Let’s dive on the following instruction to update your iPhone to iOS 12.

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Before getting started, you don’t need to forget that you must have a new back up copy because backup will help you if accidently you lose your phone data.

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Update your iPhone XS Max, XS, XR, iPhone X/ iPhone 8 Plus to iOS 12 using iTunes


Update your iPhone 8 Plus/ iPhone X via OTA update without iTunes

Step #1. Launch Settings App on your iPhone

Step #2. Go to General

Step #3. Tap Software Update

Wait until your Phone explore available iOS 12 update

Step #4. You can see iOS 12 update along with Storage size, feature details, and clickable option Download and Install.

So Tap on Download and follow the on-screen instruction as usual.

After download iOS 12 update successfully, next process is installing iOS 12 on your iPhone X/ iPhone 8 Plus.

So this was the way to download and install iOS 12 update on iPhone wirelessly. It’s a Useful trick without iTunes and without Mac/Pc.

Using iTunes on Mac/Windows PC – You can Update to iOS 12


  • Latest iTunes installed on your Mac or Windows PC
  • Lighting to USB cable to plug your iPhone to Pc through USB Port
  • Strong Wi-Fi network

Guide to Download and install iOS 12 on iPhone using iTunes

First, open up iTunes on your Mac or PC then connect your iPhone into your computer.

In iTunes, let’s select your device.

In the summary pane, Click on Check for Update.

Next, Click Download and Update.

That’s it!

If you are facing any error message during an update, then follow bottom steps to resolve error problems.

  • Update iTunes
  • Update Your Computer
  • Plug directly into your computer
  • Restart – Turn Off your PC and your iPhone
  • Check your Computer’s Security Software
  • Try again – yeah, try back to update or restore your iPhone.

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