You Can Now Download iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7 and tvOS 14 [Update]

Ios 14 download

Update: At 1:04PM PT/4:04PM ET, the over-the-air software update was released, coming in at 2.83GB for the iPhone 11 Pro Max:

Apple has just released iOS 14 for download, along with iPadOS 14, watchOS 7 and tvOS 14, as announced yesterday from the company’s “Time Flies” special event. The release did not launch at 10AM PT/1PM ET like it usually does, but rather the direct download links hit just before 1PM PT/4PM ET.

“Together with iPhone, iOS is central to how we navigate our lives and stay connected, and we are making it even more powerful and easier to use in iOS 14, with the biggest update ever to the Home Screen,” said Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, in a statement on Wednesday. “We are thrilled to see the incredible ways developers are taking advantage of widgets and App Clips to create new experiences that we think customers are going to love.”

How to update your iPhone to iOS 14? 

On your iPhone, go to Settings > General > Software Update. The over-the air update is rolling out (some people are getting the “Unable to check for Update” error), but standalone IPSW files are available below, if you’re impatient.

Do note Apple’s servers will be slammed and updates may download slowly or get paused during this process. You may want to wait until this evening if you’re not in a rush to update.

What devices are compatible with iOS 14? You’ll need to have one of the following devices:

iPhone 11
iPhone 11 Pro
iPhone 11 Pro Max
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 (1st generation)
iPhone SE (2nd generation)
iPod touch (7th generation)

Essentially, if your device supports iOS 13, it can install iOS 14. You can get direct download links below. The over-the-air software update is still rolling out (nothing yet in Canada but we should see it any minute now):

  • iOS 8.4.3 (Build 12H903) for:
    • Apple TV 3 (AppleTV3,1) — Download
    • Apple TV 3 (2013) (AppleTV3,2) — Download
  • iOS 14.0 (Build 18J386) for:
    • Apple TV 4 (AppleTV5,3) — Download
  • iOS 14.0 (Build 18A373) for:
    • iPad mini 4 (Wi-Fi) (iPad5,1) — Download
    • iPad mini 4 (Cellular) (iPad5,2) — Download
    • iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi) (iPad5,3) — Download
    • iPad Air 2 (Cellular) (iPad5,4) — Download
    • iPad Pro (9.7”, Wi-Fi) (iPad6,3) — Download
    • iPad Pro (9.7”, Cellular) (iPad6,4) — Download
    • iPad Pro (Wi-Fi) (iPad6,7) — Download
    • iPad Pro (Cellular) (iPad6,8) — Download
    • iPad 5 (Wi-Fi) (iPad6,11) — Download
    • iPad 5 (Cellular) (iPad6,12) — Download
    • iPad Pro 2 (12.9”, Wi-Fi) (iPad7,1) — Download
    • iPad Pro 2 (12.9”, Cellular) (iPad7,2) — Download
    • iPad Pro (10.5”, Wi-Fi) (iPad7,3) — Download
    • iPad Pro (10.5”, Cellular) (iPad7,4) — Download
    • iPad 6 (Wi-Fi) (iPad7,5) — Download
    • iPad 6 (Cellular) (iPad7,6) — Download
    • iPad 7 (Wi-Fi) (iPad7,11) — Download
    • iPad 7 (Cellular) (iPad7,12) — Download
    • iPad Pro 3 (11”, Wi-Fi) (iPad8,1) — Download
    • iPad Pro 3 (11”, Wi-Fi, 1 TB) (iPad8,2) — Download
    • iPad Pro 3 (11”, Cellular) (iPad8,3) — Download
    • iPad Pro 3 (11”, Cellular, 1 TB) (iPad8,4) — Download
    • iPad Pro 3 (12.9”, Wi-Fi) (iPad8,5) — Download
    • iPad Pro 3 (12.9”, Wi-Fi, 1 TB) (iPad8,6) — Download
    • iPad Pro 3 (12.9”, Cellular) (iPad8,7) — Download
    • iPad Pro 3 (12.9”, Cellular, 1 TB) (iPad8,8) — Download
    • iPad8,9 (iPad8,9) — Download
    • iPad8,10 (iPad8,10) — Download
    • iPad8,11 (iPad8,11) — Download
    • iPad8,12 (iPad8,12) — Download
    • iPad mini 5 (Wi-Fi) (iPad11,1) — Download
    • iPad mini 5 (Cellular) (iPad11,2) — Download
    • iPad Air 3 (Wi-Fi) (iPad11,3) — Download
    • iPad Air 3 (Cellular) (iPad11,4) — Download
    • iPad11,6 (iPad11,6) — Download
    • iPad11,7 (iPad11,7) — Download
    • iPad13,1 (iPad13,1) — Download
    • iPhone 6s (iPhone8,1) — Download
    • iPhone 6s Plus (iPhone8,2) — Download
    • iPhone SE (iPhone8,4) — Download
    • iPhone 7 (CDMA/GSM/LTE) (iPhone9,1) — Download
    • iPhone 7 Plus (CDMA/GSM/LTE) (iPhone9,2) — Download
    • iPhone 7 (GSM/LTE) (iPhone9,3) — Download
    • iPhone 7 Plus (GSM/LTE) (iPhone9,4) — Download
    • iPhone 8 (CDMA/GSM/LTE) (iPhone10,1) — Download
    • iPhone 8 Plus (CDMA/GSM/LTE) (iPhone10,2) — Download
    • iPhone X (CDMA/GSM/LTE) (iPhone10,3) — Download
    • iPhone 8 (GSM/LTE) (iPhone10,4) — Download
    • iPhone 8 Plus (GSM/LTE) (iPhone10,5) — Download
    • iPhone X (GSM/LTE) (iPhone10,6) — Download
    • iPhone XS (iPhone11,2) — Download
    • iPhone XS Max (iPhone11,4) — Download
    • iPhone XS Max (China) (iPhone11,6) — Download
    • iPhone XR (iPhone11,8) — Download
    • iPhone 11 (iPhone12,1) — Download
    • iPhone 11 Pro (iPhone12,3) — Download
    • iPhone 11 Pro Max (iPhone12,5) — Download
    • iPhone12,8 (iPhone12,8) — Download
    • iPod touch 7G (iPod9,1) — Download

New Features in iOS 14

iOS 14 brings new customized Home Screen pages, Smart Stack of widgets, App Library and more, offering a simpler and cleaner layout to the iPhone.

For incoming calls and Siri, there’s a new compact design that does not take over your entire screen. You can now watch a video or take a FaceTime call while using another app, thanks to picture-in-picture.

App Clips will offer a tiny clip of an app, available to access through NFC tags or QR codes.

Messages gets a big update with pinned conversations, while group chats now have inline replies and mentions are supported, to go with customized group chat photos.

Apple Maps gains cycling directions, electric vehicle routing and curated guides. iOS 14 also brings new privacy features for apps, controlling and stating what permissions developers will have access to.

AirPods and AirPods Pro get new features in iOS 14. AirPods Pro get spatial audio offering a really cool 3D surround-sound like feature. Automatic device switching for all AirPods arrives allowing seamless switching between iCloud connected devices.

Other features include a new Translate app, improvements to Siri, a revamped Home app, digital car keys using NFC, a privacy report within Safari, while Health gets new experiences, plus Weather also gains improvements on severe weather events, while new Accessibility features include Back Tap, which lets users trigger tasks by tapping the back of their device.

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