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iOS 11 Tips

Top 2 Ways to Stop iOS 11/12 Update on iPhone/iPad

Finally iOS 11 is released after the long expectation of many Apple fans. With so many great new features like new screen recording feature, do not disturb while driving, new app switcher, many users just can’t wait to try this software. However, problems are also found in this new software version. If you just downloaded the update but get feedback from other users that they had a terrible experience, you must want to stop iOS 11 update on your iPhone. In this tutorial, we’ll show you complete steps to disable this new Apple software updates. This article also applies to newest iOS 12.

Way 1: How to Cancel iOS 11 Update in Progress

iOS 11 update stuck on preparing update or downloading? You can quickly stop iOS 11 update in progress with the following steps.

  • Go to Settings -> General -> Software Update to check the download status.
  • Now you can see the software is still downloading.
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  • Go back to the Home screen by pressing the Home button. Then go to Settings -> General -> Storage & iCloud Usage.
  • Click "Manage Storage" and scroll down the screen to find the iOS 11 icon.
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  • Then you'll be brought to the software update page, tap on "Delete Update" and the software updating process will be stopped.
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Note: Some people are wondering how to cancel iOS 11 update while installing, the steps are just same as the above.

Way 2: How to Delete iOS 11 Update and Back to iOS 10.3.3

iOS 11 stuck on update requested/ verifying update? Don't like the new software and want to go back to iOS 10.3.3? Restore iPhone from iTunes is the conventional way to downgrade software but could also result in data loss. That's why you are recommended to try Tenorshare ReiBoot, an easy tool to go back to iOS 10.3.3 from iOS 11 without erasing files.

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  • Download and install Tenorshare ReiBoot on your computer, connect iPhone to PC and click “All iOS Stuck” once the device is detected.
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  • Click "Fix Now" and you'll enter the firmware download page. Follow the instructions to download iOS 10.3.3 firmware package.
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  • When the firmware is downloaded successfully, click "Start Repair". After the repairing process, the iOS 11 software will be deleted from your iOS device completely.
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After reading this post, you’ve learnt how to stop iOS 11 update from downloading and delete iOS 11 from iPhone/iPad clearly. If you have any other further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Also read: How to Downgrade iOS 12 Beta to iOS 11 on iPhone

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