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Prevent iOS From Downloading Updated in The Background
In iOS 14 or later you have the option to prevent iOS from automatically downloading iOS updated in the background
Prerequisites: iOS 14 or later
Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus
Estimated Time: 2 minutes
Expected Outcome: iOS will no longer download updates in the background. This can save you bandwidth and battery life on your iOS device
Tools Required: iOS device
Steps to Perform
- Tap on the settings app from the home screen
- Scroll down and tap on "General"
- Tap on "Software Update"
- Tap on "Automatic Updates"
- Toggle the "Download iOS Updates" to the off position as show in the screenshot