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"Unable To Install iOS 13 Update - An Error Occurred Installing iOS 13"

By MiniCreo, on March 19, 2019, in Fix My iPhone |


Q: An error occurred installing iOS 13 Public Beta?


I am trying to install iOS 13 public beta on an iPhone 6s Plus, and also iPhone XS. When choosing to verify iOS 13 update, and error pops up. I'm wondering if it's caused by incapable device or just another iOS 13 update issue?


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There are several ways to update an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to the latest iOS 12/iOS 13. But the update requires basic requirements and certain conditions. If you see an error message while trying to update your device, consider our curated iOS 13 Update Problems and Fixes Troubleshooting Tips to have a quick solution.

Unable To Install iOS 13 Update - An Error Occurred Installing iOS 13
An Error Occurred Installing iOS 13

Table of Content:

Part 1: Check If Your iPhone or iPad is iOS 13 Compatible

With every iOS update, Apple will drop support on relatively old devices. In comparison to the iOS 12 release last year, iOS 13 is no longer compatible with the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus. Good news is, if you have an iPhone SE, you can still keep it up to date with the latest iOS 13. So before you set up to update to iOS 13, give a check on what devices are supported by iOS 13.

iOS 13 Compatible Devices
iPhones
  • 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
  • iPod touch (7th generation)
iPads
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro
  • 11-inch iPad Pro
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • iPad (6th generation)
  • iPad (5th generation)
  • iPad mini (5th generation)
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad Air (3rd generation)
  • iPad Air 2
iPods
  • iPod touch 7th generation
Pro Tips:
  • It's a common sense that by upgrading to the latest iOS software, say iOS 13, you'll have the latest features, security updates, and bug fixes. But you should also keep in mind that not all features are available on all devices. Therefore, don't go hurry to update an old device to the latest iOS version unless you have series trouble with the current software.

Part 2: An Error Occurred While in Half Way? - Delete IPSW File and Try Again

As you know, the iOS 13 software updates only take place in certain circumstances. And to have a smooth iOS 13 update, it requires enough free available storage space on your device, stable network connection for wireless iOS 13 updates, and also good status of your iPhone battery for initialing the update. Whichever part is getting out of track, you may get this error message saying: Unable to Check/Verify/Install/Download for Update, An error occurred while checking for a software update.

Unable To Install iOS 13 Update - An Error Occurred Installing iOS 13
An Error Occurred Installing iOS 13

For whatever the reason iOS 13 update is interupted or hang in half way, you need to remove the incomplete iOS 13 software update file (in .ipsw format) and relaunch the iOS update again. To remove and download the iOS update again:

How To Remove and Download iOS 13 Update Software Again
  1. 1
    Step 1:

    Open Settings app on your iPhone > General > Tap [Device name] Storage:

    How To Remove and Download iOS 13 Update Software Again
    How To Remove iOS 13 Update Software
  2. 2
    Step 2:

    You'll see the list of apps installed on your iPhone > Select the iOS 13 update software:

    How To Remove and Download iOS 13 Update Software Again
    How To Remove iOS 13 Update Software
  3. 3
    Step 3:

    Tap the iOS update, then tap Delete Update > Return to Settings > General > Software Update and download the latest iOS 13 update:

    How To Remove and Download iOS 13 Update Software Again
    How To Remove iOS 13 Update Software

Check Network Connection If You Use Wireless Update

Apple issues iOS 13 update over the air by default. In order to have quick and smooth iOS 13 update wirelessly, it's suggested to cancel other downloading tasks, and use a fast Wi-fi network if available (Learn Why My iPhone 6s Wi-fi is Not Working).

Somehow even your network works fine, you may still get an error message saying Unable To Update To iOS 13. If so, give a try with another Wifi Network or, you can update your iPhone to iOS 13 via iTunes (Learn How To Transfer Music from iPhone To iTunes).

Unable To Install iOS 13 Update - An Error Occurred Installing iOS 13
An Error Occurred Installing iOS 13

iOS 13 Install Stuck with Apple Logo and Black Screen

The final step of installing iOS 13 updates is to restart your device. While this is also a common scene that iOS 13 update errors occur. When you installing iOS 13 update, it may be OK is the progress bar is moving slowly since the update time depends on the size of iOS software (and also the number of files on your iPhone, iPad).

Unable To Install iOS 13 Update - An Error Occurred Installing iOS 13
An Error Occurred Installing iOS 13

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  1. 1
    Step 1:

    Open Fix My iPhone and connect the iPhone with unable to install iOS 13 update issue to your Mac:

    iOS 13 Install Stuck with Apple Logo
    How To Fix iOS 13 Install Stuck with Apple Logo Step 1
  2. 2
    Step 2:

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    How To Fix iOS 13 Install Stuck with Apple Logo
    How To Fix iOS 13 Install Stuck with Apple Logo Step 2
  3. 3
    Step 3:

    Verify device model, iOS version and firmware version before restoring your problematic iPhone.

    How To Fix iOS 13 Install Stuck with Apple Logo
    How To Fix iOS 13 Install Stuck with Apple Logo Step 3
  4. 4
    Step 4:

    Click Download to start getting latest iOS 13 firmware for your iPhone > Continue to install it on your iPhone, when it finished, you'll see your iPhone get back to normal stage.

    How To Fix iOS 13 Install Stuck with Apple Logo
    How To Fix iOS 13 Install Stuck with Apple Logo Step 4

The Bottom Line

Now can you fix this "Unable To Install iOS 13 Update - An Error Occurred Installing iOS 13" glitch and enjoy the new iOS 13 on your device? One last thing, for general iPhone/iOS 13 Software problems, it's suggested choose Fix My iPhone. Free Download To Have A Try >


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