iOS 11.2, iOS 11, iOS 11.1.2 Update Stuck at ‘Update Requested’ on iPhone: Here’s fix

Unable to download new iOS 11.1.2 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 11.1.2 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. Obviously, Apple server receives huge spike and update request in the parallel queue.

After you confirmed terms and Conditions agree 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.


Important updates on iOS 11.1.2: iPhone X becomes temporarily unresponsible on temprature Drop.

Keyboard auto-correct issue fixed, Hey Siri and Security Updates.

iOS 11.1: New emojis, Fixed WiFi vulnerability, Photo (Fix Blurry Photo), Accessibility and Other Improvements.


iOS 11.1.2 Stuck on Update Requested fix for iPhone

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 11.1, iOS 11.1.2: iPhone, iPad

Make sure latest iOS version is (iOS 11.1.2) released on 10, Nov – 17

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.

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.

iPhone 7/7 Plus: Use Sleep/Wake + Volume down button

iPhone 8 Plus/8 Plus/ iPhone X:

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.

2 WiFi on iPhone settings

Disable WiFi and Enable WiFi.

3 Enable Disable WiFi on iPhone in iOS 11

Also, Reset Network Settings, Go to the Settings App on iPhone > General > Reset.

1 Reset Network Settings on iPhone in iOS 11

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,

Sit back and enjoy! It will faster than OTA update, and without any error, we can install iOS 11 or later iOS version. More help and discussion about iOS 11 update Stuck at update requested, please comment on below.