Unable to download new iOS 11.2.6 on your iPhone for OTA update, Download status showing Update requested. And continue appearing this message. This is the usual stage before download starts, but technically apple set this message because of getting little more wait for the device that is requesting for New iOS 11.2.6 download under Software update on iPhone, iPad settings app.
Why iPhone showing “Update stuck at update requested..” message? New iOS always release WorldWide at the same time. Apparently, Apple server receives vast spike and update request in the parallel queue. After confirming the terms and Conditions agree then Your OTA (over-the-air) iOS 11 updates stuck at update requested.
It’s a common problem on the day of release. iOS 11 compatible Device: iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/ 7 Plus, iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 5S.
iOS 11.2.5: Company skipped iOS 11.2.3/ iOS 11.2.4 and released iOS 11.2.6 Public iOS. With Homepod Easy Setup and Improvements, Bug Fix.
Essential updates on iOS 11.2.5: New Apple Pay Cash in the United States, New Live Wallpaper, and Bug Fix and Past iOS 11.2.5 iPhone X becomes temporarily unresponsible on temperature Drop. Keyboard auto-correct issue fixed, Hey Siri and Security Updates. iOS 11.2.1: New emojis, Fixed WiFi vulnerability, Photo (Fix Blurry Photo), Accessibility and Other Improvements.
So can’t download iOS 11 on your iDevice (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch). So here’s what should you do to get rid of phone stuck or in a loop on update requested – Unable to start download iOS 11.
Reasons to be considered and fix Update Stuck at update requested…, in iOS 11/ iOS 11.2, iOS 11.3: iPhone, iPad
Make sure latest iOS version is (iOS 11.2.5) released with Home app bug fixes, Camera focus fix.
Fix 1: Soft Restart or Hard Reset
Try to reset your iPhone once or Force Restart, Reset: Press and hold Sleep/Wake button until you see a slide to turn off icon.
For Hard Reset (iPhone 6S/6S Plus and Earlier model): Press and Hold Sleep/Wake button and Home button for 20 seconds until you see the apple logo on the screen.
For iPhone 7/7 Plus users: Use Sleep/Wake + Volume down button
For iPhone 8 Plus/8 Plus/ iPhone X users: 1: Press and Quickly Release Volume Up button, 2: Press and Quickly Release Volume Down Button, 3: Press and Hold Side Button until you see the Apple logo on Screen. To Start iPhone, Again press Side button until startup apple logo on the screen.
Fix 2: Wi-Fi not working or Slow Internet Speed
Disable or Enable WiFi on iPhone from Settings or Control center (Swipe up finger on Screen and Tap on WiFi icon). Or Go to the Settings > WiFi. Disable WiFi and Enable WiFi. Also, Reset Network Settings, Go to the Settings App on iPhone > General > Reset. Under Reset > Tap on Reset Network Settings
Fix 3: iOS 11 Software Update Failed
Anyhow, Download not started and irritating the things that are happening on install iOS 11. Try alternate installation solution, Install iOS 11 using iTunes on iPhone, iPad. Or Try clean install by Download Latest Firmware for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
Connect your iPhone to iTunes via lightning cable, Put iPhone into DFU mode and Browse .ipsw file and restore iPhone. Also Gettings error on installation,
- Stuck on verifying update
- Software update failed
- After Download iOS 11, Unable to install iOS 11 on iPhone
- Stuck on Apple logo
- My iPhone won’t turn on or Charge After Update
- Cannot connect app store to iOS 11
Sit back and enjoy! It will faster than OTA update, and without any error, we can install iOS 11 or later iOS version.
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