iOS Deferral Calculator

Apple allows iOS updates to be deferred by up to 90 days from release.

Anything in red can no longer be deferred.


VersionRelease DateDays Since ReleaseDeferral Limit DateMax Profile Days*
iOS 12.5.414 Jun 20218 days12 September 202183
iOS 14.6 and iPadOS 14.624 May 202129 days22 August 202162
iOS 14.5.1 and iPadOS 14.5.13 May 202150 days1 August 202141
iOS 12.5.33 May 202150 days1 August 202141
iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.526 Apr 202157 days25 July 202134
iOS 14.4.2 and iPadOS 14.4.226 Mar 202188 days24 June 20213
iOS 12.5.226 Mar 202188 days24 June 20213
iOS 14.4.1 and iPadOS 14.4.18 Mar 2021106 days6 June 2021N/A
iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.426 Jan 2021147 days26 April 2021N/A

* If deploying a deferral today, this is the maximim days that the version can be blocked for.

Useful Links

Managing software updates for Apple devices

VMware Tech Zone Operatonal Tutorial - Managing iOS Updates