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 17.4.1 and iPadOS 17.4.1
21 Mar 202432 days19 June 202459
iOS 16.7.7 and iPadOS 16.7.7
21 Mar 202432 days19 June 202459
iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.405 Mar 202448 days3 June 202443
iOS 16.7.6 and iPadOS 16.7.605 Mar 202448 days3 June 202443
iOS 15.8.2 and iPadOS 15.8.2 05 Mar 202448 days3 June 202443
iOS 17.3.1 and iPadOS 17.3.1 08 Feb 202474 days8 May 202417
iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.322 Jan 202491 days21 April 2024N/A
iOS 16.7.5 and iPadOS 16.7.522 Jan 202491 days21 April 2024N/A
iOS 15.8.1 and iPadOS 15.8.122 Jan 202491 days21 April 2024N/A
iOS 17.2.1 19 Dec 2023125 days18 March 2024N/A
iOS 16.7.4 and iPadOS 16.7.4 19 Dec 2023125 days18 March 2024N/A
iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.211 Dec 2023133 days10 March 2024N/A
iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.311 Dec 2023133 days10 March 2024N/A
iOS 17.1.2 and iPadOS 17.1.230 Nov 2023144 days28 February 2024N/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