The iOS versions is getting it updates day by day along with the introduction of new iOS devices. We got the iOS 9.2 final update until now. The new iPhones are introduced with iOS 9, some of the earlier models are also getting the new iOS update as well. Normally, the new update notification appear in the notification center of an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and the iOS user have to do nothing about this. But some times people getting the “Unable to Check for Update” iPhone error, here’s how to fix this.
This unusual issue is not occurred on all iOS devices but few devices running the latest iOS firmware may face this “Unable to update” iPhone error when the update is supposed to be available over the air or showing an error expressing unable to check for update. There are couple of reasons for this issue.
Fix iPhone Error “Unable to Check for Update” [How-To]
Follow these few methods to solve the “unable to check for update” issue to get the update when it is get ready.
- Check iOS update Manually
It is not difficult to check update manually:
Open your device Settings from your iPhone, iPad home screen then navigate to General and hit Software Update button.
On doing this your iOS device will check the server for latest update if available for download. Usually the “unable to check for update” might occur. Normally this remedy will fix this issue.
- Reboot your device
Just restart your iOS device as rebooting device normally solve most of the issues. Although there is no guarantee that this will fix the issue but it may fix this issue.
You should wait for sometimes. As sometimes the Apple servers are very busy and not ready to process the user request. Just wait for couple of minutes and then try again.
- Wi-Fi or network problem
Sometimes the network or Wi-Fi is the main cause for the said issue. It could be a network port or thing like that cause this . Just disconnect and then connect again or try some other network or Wi-Fi to connect again.
- Check update via iTunes manually
For IPSW installation one can use iTunes recovery option, which is a complex process for a beginners because it may cause for complete data lost. On the other hand, if you know all the precautions then proceed.
If the “unable to check for update” issue is still there then you to keep cool as sometimes Apple servers are very busy and not responding well. You have to wait for couple of hours to whether the issue has been solved or not.