How to download and install iOS 14 on your iPhone

How to download and install iOS 14 on your iPhone

Apple Inc. has released the latest iOS 14 version for iPhone users, the new update is the biggest update to Apple’s mobile OS offering a wealth of new features to iPhone users.

The new features include home screen widgets, cycling directions, and — the most shocking addition so far — an app drawer.

Ensure your iPhone supports iOS 14

iOS 14 supports a large number of iPhones dating back to as far as 2015. Here’s the complete list of devices that supports the new iOS 14  upgrade:

  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6S
  • iPhone 6S Plus
  • iPhone SE (1st gen)
  • iPhone SE (2nd gen)
  • iPod touch (7th gen)

Next backup your data.

Backing up using iCloud

Here’s how to do it:

  • Connect to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Go to the Settings app,
  • select your name, and tap iCloud. 
  • Scroll down and tap iCloud Backup 
  • Back Up Now

How to install iOS update on your iPhone

Once you’re finished backing up your phone, you’re ready to start updating to iOS 14.

The procedure is fairly simple.

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Head on over to General
  3. Click on Software Update and let the system check whether an update is available.
  4. If it’s available, tap Download and Install, and wait for the file to download.