Prepare Your iPhone or iPad for iOS 14.5.1 and iPadOS 14.5.1 before Installing [Safety Tips & Complete Guide]

Last Updated on Apr 26, 2021

Read this article till the end to cover the most highlighted safety tips. A Big update after iOS 14 released in September 2020 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, and other operating systems for Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Now today it rolls out iOS 14.5 Public for All users, so if you’re interested to install it on your ios 14 supported iPhones or in the old model then you should learn these tips to prepare your iPhone or iPad to iPadOS 14.5. Everything you should know before installing iOS 14.5.

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According to our team, there are certain things that iOS users should take in its mind before starting the installation procedure.

Points to Prepare iPhone/iPad for iOS Download and Install

Number #1- Take Fresh Backup to get ready for ios 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5

iOS 14.5 is a major update if you planning to upgrade from iOS 14.4.2 on your iOS device. Then it could be unstable and due to that, you may lose some important data. So to prevent yourself from losing data – you must take backup: As you know there are two methods to take backup. Using iCloud and via iTunes on Mac or PC.

Here’s how to take Backup and Restore in iOS

Number #2 – Make Sure You Have Enough Space to Download and Install iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5

For example, if you would like to download and install iOS 14.5 via OTA (Over-the-Air) update then you’ll make sure that you have enough available Storage space for iOS 14.5.

Suppose you have not enough space then learn given trips to get free up space on an iOS device. WIth the number of tips, you can choose to free up your iPhone or iPad storage. For example, use offload Apps, Delete documents and data, and remove other data.

Update All Apps or Most used apps from App Store: Open “App Store app on iPhone/iPad” > Find “Update tab” at bottom of the screen > Tap on “Update all” apps.

Steps to Check Available Storage Space

Go to Settings General – About – See digits in GB next to the Available option

AS per my suggestion, you should have at least maximum space to smoothly Download and Install iOS 14.5.

Number #3- For Downgrade: Download the Most Recent Stable iOS 14.5 IPSW file

In any terrible bug after installing iOS 14.5, So in advance, you should download the latest stable iOS 14.5 IPSW file to Downgrade from iOS 14.5 to iOS 14.4.2. This idea is all time useful for 90% of users.

Because most cases reported in the past included battery drain problems, Apps won’t Open, Scrolling Issue, Keyboard lag, Wi-Fi connection problem, Cellular can’t connect, and much more.

Number#4- Latest iTunes for Mac or Windows

Using WiFi – OTA Update

Go to the Settings > General > Software Update > Check For Update.

Using iTunes

If don’t like to download iOS 14.5 on your iPhone/ iPad then you can download iOS 14 IPSW File on your Mac or Windows PC (Windows 7/ Windows 8 or Windows 10). Then you must have the latest version of iTunes installed on your Mac or PC.

Get steps to check iTunes Version:

First of all Find and Launch iTunes– Next, on top menu bar check for Update

If pop-up, any available iTunes Version update- Please Update it.

If you have above all essential requirements then you are fine to download iOS 14.5 without getting any error.

All the Best!

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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