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 12.5.723 Jan 20236 days23 April 202385
iOS 15.7.3 and iPadOS 15.7.323 Jan 20236 days23 April 202385
iOS 16.3 and iPadOS 16.323 Jan 20236 days23 April 202385
iOS 15.7.2 and iPadOS 15.7.213 Dec 202247 days13 March 202344
iOS 16.2 and iPadOS 16.213 Dec 202247 days13 March 202344
iOS 16.1.230 Nov 202260 days28 February 202331
iOS 16.1.1 and iPadOS 16.1.109 Nov 202281 days7 February 202310
iOS 15.7.1 and iPadOS 15.7.127 Oct 202294 days25 January 2023N/A
iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 1624 Oct 202297 days22 January 2023N/A
iOS 16.0.310 Oct 2022111 days8 January 2023N/A
iOS 16.0.2 22 Sep 2022129 days21 December 2022N/A
iOS 16.0.1 15 Sep 2022136 days14 December 2022N/A
iOS 1612 Sep 2022139 days11 December 2022N/A
iOS 15.7 and iPadOS 15.712 Sep 2022139 days11 December 2022N/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