Error messages when updating iphone
For Mac OS X users, you can locate the old IPSW files in home directory: Step 2: Download the appropriate IPSW file for your i OS device on your computer or Mac.
Step 3: Connect your i Phone, i Pad or i Pod to computer. Step 4: For Windows users, press and hold Shift and click Restore.
If your excitement of installing the i OS 12 update which was just released was cut short by “Software Update Failed: An error occurred downloading i OS 12” error then I can understand the frustration.
But thankfully there are some solutions you could try to fix the i OS 12 – i OS 12.4 software update failed error that has been reported by some users.
You have probably tried this several times already.
When the error popup appears, you will be prompted with two options namely “Close” and “Settings”.
Press the close button to exit the error message, wait for a couple of minutes and then proceed with installing i OS 12 again from Settings Software Update.
When a new i OS firmware is released to the public, millions of i OS users are trying to download and install it right away.
If you’re an average user then you’ll be better off waiting for a few hours before trying the update again.If disabling software firewalls and anti-virus program did not help, you could try the next solution which is updating your i Phone or i Pad using IPSW file.This solution lets you switch between i OS version without too much hassle as long as you are comfortable using it.As a last resort, you can manually download the i OS 12.4 IPSW firmware file for your i OS device, and use it to update your device.This usually fixes the issue as you no longer depend on Apple’s servers to download the firmware file.