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 14.5.1 and iPadOS 14.5.103 May 202114 days1 August 202177
iOS 12.5.303 May 202114 days1 August 202177
iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.526 Apr 202121 days25 July 202170
iOS 14.4.2 and iPadOS 14.4.226 Mar 202152 days24 June 202139
iOS 12.5.226 Mar 202152 days24 June 202139
iOS 14.4.1 and iPadOS 14.4.108 Mar 202170 days6 June 202121
iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.426 Jan 2021111 days26 April 2021N/A
iOS 12.5.1 11 Jan 2021126 days11 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