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 14.7.1 and iPadOS 14.7.126 Jul 20212 days24 October 202189
iOS 14.719 Jul 20219 days17 October 202182
iOS 12.5.414 Jun 202144 days12 September 202147
iOS 14.6 and iPadOS 14.624 May 202165 days22 August 202126
iOS 14.5.1 and iPadOS 14.5.13 May 202186 days1 August 20215
iOS 12.5.33 May 202186 days1 August 20215
iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.526 Apr 202193 days25 July 2021N/A
iOS 14.4.2 and iPadOS 14.4.226 Mar 2021124 days24 June 2021N/A
iOS 12.5.226 Mar 2021124 days24 June 2021N/A
iOS 14.4.1 and iPadOS 14.4.18 Mar 2021142 days6 June 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