Unable to Install Update, An Error Occurred Installing iOS 14? How to Fix

“Unable to Upgrade. An error occurred installing iOS 14 on your iPhone or iPad?” Here in this article, we’ll show you some troubleshooting tips to fix this update problem.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Apr. 14, 2021

Aimed at making your iPhone and iPad experience more responsive, faster, and delightful, iOS 14 has come to the public today with great features: Home screen redesign with widgets, New App Library, App Clips, No full-screen calls,  and other Improvements and Fixes. But while installing the new iOS update, some people got an error saying “unable to install update an error occurred installing ios 14″.

If you have encountered an error occurred installing new iOS problems,  how can you settle these issues? Now let’s follow this tutorial and get 6 simple tips to fix this iOS 14 install error on your iPhone iPad.

Related Reading: Ways to Fix 11 Common iOS 14 Issues>

Tip 1. Remove and Download the iOS Update Again

You can also try to delete and download the new iOS update again. Just go to

  1. Settings > General > iPhone Storage
  2. Find the iOS 14 update in the list > tap it and tap Delete Update.
  3. Then go to Settings > General > Software Update and download the latest iOS update.

After removing the old iOS installer, and re-downloading, you may be able to successfully get the new update.

Tip 2. Check Network Settings

There are chances that your network settings cause the problem of “unable to install update an error occurred installing ios 14”. Check your network settings and make sure the cellular network is turned on. You can reset your network settings in Settings > General > Reset Network Settings under the “Reset” tab.

Check Network Settings to Fix Unable to Install iOS 12.4/12

Check Network Settings to Fix Unable to Install iOS 12.4/12

Tip 3. Update iOS 14 with iTunes

If you are unable to install iOS 14 over the air, then updating your device to the new iOS via iTunes is an option to go. Run iTunes > connect your device to iTunes via a USB cable > click on your device > Summary > Check for Update > Download and Update.

Tip 4. Disable Low Power Mode

Many users wound restart their iPhone or iPad in this situation, but what if restarting the device still won’t work? Some users suggest that disabling low power mode and restart the device is helpful.

Tip 5. Check Storage on iPhone/iPad

Your iPhone/iPad may be unable to install iOS 14 due to insufficient storage on the device. You can go to Settings > Storage > iPhone Storage to check your available storage and free up space for the new iOS system.

Tip 6. Fix the Error in A Few Clicks with AnyFix

If you have tried the above tips and those are not available for you, maybe you can try to fix the error with AnyFix – iOS System Recovery. AnyFix is able to repair various system issues for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV, like iPhone stuck on Apple logo, iPhone won’t turn on, and other 130+ system issues, including the situation when you get an error saying “unable to install update an error occurred installing ios 14.” Let’s check how to fix it in detail.

Step 1. Download and launch AnyFix on your computer > Connect your iPhone/iPad to the computer via a USB cable.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Step 2. Click System Repair part > Go to an interface of 4 types of system problems, then you can select the corresponding category to continue.

How to Fix iOS System Issues with AnyFix

How to Fix iOS System Issues with AnyFix

Step 3. After that, there will be 3 repair modes displayed below. You can choose any of them to fix your issues in a quick way. These 3 modes ensure the highest success rate. Then you will go to an interface to download the matching firmware for your device. After downloading successfully, you can fix the issues by clicking the Fix Now button.

How to Fix iOS System Issues with AnyFix

How to Fix iOS System Issues with AnyFix

Step 4. After a while, the error that occurred installing iOS 14 will be fixed completely.

How to Fix iOS System Issues with AnyFix

How to Fix iOS System Issues with AnyFix

The Bottom Line

With the simple tips we offered above, it’s quite easy to fix the problem of an error that occurred installing iOS 14. Surely, you can downgrade iOS 14 to the earlier version of iOS if you don’t satisfy with it. And if you find this post useful, please share it. And you can comment on your ideas on how to solve this issue if you find some better solutions.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.