Update the iOS software

You can update the iOS software for the following device types:
  • Supervised devices
  • Supervised Apple DEP devices
Note This section describes how to update the iOS software for a single device. To update the iOS software for a device group, use a task bundle with an Install latest iOS update task. See Available iOS task types.

To update the iOS software on a device:

  1. On the menu sidebar, under MANAGE, click Devices.
  2. On the Devices page, click the blue triangle next to the device and then click Show.
  3. On the Show device page, click Actions > Show available updates.
    A list of iOS updates that are available for the device is displayed. Updates labeled Critical are critical security updates as classified by Apple.
  4. To install the latest available update, click Install latest available update.

A task to update the iOS software is created and transferred to the device.

Tip
  • To check the update status of a single iOS device, open the device’s Show device page. A warning sign is displayed next to Operating system if the device does not have the latest available iOS version installed.
  • To check the update status of all iOS devices, go to the OsUpdateAvailable column of the Devices report.