iOS 14 is the latest update of the operating system by Apple or iPhones and iPods. This article is going to talk about how you can download the new update, what can be the reasons why you aren't able to download iOS14, and what are the solutions to those problems. Additionally, this article will feature some FAQs which can better your experience with the iOS 14.

Part 1. Why Can't I Get iOS 14 [with Solutions]

Some users have complained that even after following the steps of installation, they are unable to get the new update. This is a problem faced by users of specific models especially iPhone 7 and 8 plus. They can install the beta version and delete iOS 13 profile but when they restart for the change to apply, nothing happens and they are back at using iOS 13.

First of all, make sure your data is backed up at iCloud or iTunes. To back up the data follow the steps previously mentioned in the article. To be able to install the iOS 14 successfully you will need to delete the existing iOS 14 beta profile. To delete the existing profile follow these steps:

Step 1: Navigate to Settings >> General >> Profiles & Device Management.

Step 2: Tap on “iOS 14 beta” and remove the profile.

After removing the existing profile you will need to factory reset your device. To factory reset your device follow these steps:

Step 1: Navigate to Settings >> General >> Reset.

Step 2: Click on “Erase All Content and Settings”.

Step 3: Enter Apple ID and password to finish the erasing.

erase all content and settings

Now restore the backed up data and then follow the installation steps previously mentioned in the article.

Part 2. How to Download and Install iOS 14 Public Beta?

The beta versions have many bugs that can be irritating so you might want to restore to iOS 13 and wait for the official release to enjoy the new features. For that, you will need to erase and restore your device and if you don't have a backup, you will lose all your data during restoration. You have a choice of creating it on iCloud or iTunes.

1 Back up all your data through iTunes or iCloud

For iCloud:

  1. Make sure your device is connected to an active internet connection.
  2. Go to the settings and click on your profile.
  3. Click on ‘iCloud’.
  4. Click on ‘Back up now’ and stay connected to the internet until your backup is complete.

For iTunes:

  1. Connect your device and open iTunes on your Mac or PC.
  2. Locate the relevant device.
  3. You will see a backup option under the ‘General’ section.
  4. Click on ‘Back up now’ and stay connected to the internet until your backup is complete.

2 Download and install iOS 14 Public Beta

Step 1: Open Safari from your iPhone and search the “Apple beta software program”. Then sign in with Apple ID.

Signing in with your Apple ID

Step 2: After signing in, accept the agreement it will redirect you to the “Guide for Public Betas“”. Scroll down to the “Get Started“” section and click on “enroll your iOS device”.

Enroll the device

Step 3: After that, you will be redirected to another page. Scroll down to the “Install Profile” section and click on the “Download profile”.

Download Profile

Step 4: Once the profile is downloaded, go to settings and click on “Profile downloaded”. Click on that.

Profile Donwloaded

Step 5: Click on “Install’.


Step 6: Now it will ask you for your passcode. Once you enter that it will ask you for consent.

Providing consent to install

Step 7: Accept the consent and the installation will start. Once it is installed, your device will need to restart and then the device will be finally updated and ready to use the iOS 14 Beta.

Part 3. Can't Reset the Device or Forgot Apple ID? Try iMyFone LockWiper

You need to sign in with your Apple ID on the website to download and install the iOS 14. This Apple ID should be the same as the one signed in on your device. Since Apple ID and password is not something you are required to input every day, there is a high chance that you might have forgotten it.

In this case, you won't be able to download the updated iOS 14 unless you recover the password or remove the current Apple ID. Removing the Apple ID can be complicated without knowing the password unless you use software such as iMyFone LockWiper. This software will help you remove the current Apple ID and let you create a new one to enjoy and use all the Apple ID features. You can now update your iOS and enjoy the latest features.

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Why choose iMyFone LockWiper?

  • 1. Reset your device or remove Apple ID without password.
  • 2. You can remove the Apple ID without data loss.
  • 3. After removal, iDevice can’t be tracked via previous Apple ID.
  • 4. LockWiper support to solve the unlocking problem on your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.

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Here is a step by step guide on how to remove current Apple ID using iMyFone LockWiper:

If Find My iPhone is turned off:

  1. Connect your device to a system via USB cable.
  2. Install and launch iMyFone LockWiper.
  3. You will see 4 options. Select “Unlock Apple ID”.
  4. The software will start unlocking the Apple ID and your phone should be ready to use in minutes.

start to unlock

If Find My iPhone is turned on:

  1. Connect your device to a system via USB cable.
  2. Install and launch iMyFone LockWiper.
  3. Go to settings and navigate to ‘Erase all contents and settings’.
  4. After that is complete, iMyFone LockWiper will start unlocking the Apple ID and your device will be ready to use in minutes.

reset all settings

If two-factor authentication is on:

  1. Connect your device to a system via USB cable.
  2. Install and launch iMyFone LockWiper.
  3. The software will identify the model and will download and verify the firmware.
  4. download firmware package

  5. After that, click "Start to Extract" and kindly wait until the extraction complete.
  6. start to extract

  7. Click "Start Unlock" and make sure your device always connected to PC via USB cable during the unlocking process.
  8. start unlock

  9. Enter "000000" to double confirm that you are agreeing to unlock your device. Then click "Unlock" to enter Recovery mode. Just a few minutes, the process of unlocking Apple ID will finish.
  10. double confirm

Part 4. Frequently Asked Question about iOS 14

Here are some FAQs asked by the users about iOS 14 and there answers to eliminate any general confusion that you have.

1 Is My Device Compatible with iOS 14?

iOS 14's compatibility is the same as its predecessor, iOS 13 which means iOS 14 is supported on iPhone models 6s and later. For a complete list visit Apple's official website.

2 When will the iOS 14 officially release?

Apple has not officially announced the date of release but it is expected to go out in late September.

3 Is it safe to download and install iOS 14 beta?

It is safe to download the iOS 14 beta, in fact, Apple has put a full stop on in-app spying making it even more secure for the customers. This will prevent the advertisers to gain data from customers in-app actions such as search histories etc.

4 Can iOS 14 beta ruin my phone?

The beta version of any software has many bugs and problems and likewise, iOS 14 beta comes with a bunch of issues. Users have complained about decreased speed, excess battery usage, app crashes, and other issues but it won't exactly ‘ruin’ your phone, you can always restore to iOS 13.

5 Can I uninstall iOS 14 beta?

As mentioned earlier, yes you can uninstall the iOS 14 beta but for that, you will need to erase all the contents and settings so it is always smarter to back up your data before installing the new update so you don't lose your data.