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 16.1.1 and iPadOS 16.1.109 Nov 202221 days7 February 202370
iOS 15.7.1 and iPadOS 15.7.127 Oct 202234 days25 January 202357
iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 1624 Oct 202237 days22 January 202354
iOS 16.0.310 Oct 202251 days8 January 202340
iOS 16.0.2 22 Sep 202269 days21 December 202222
iOS 16.0.1 15 Sep 202276 days14 December 202215
iOS 1612 Sep 202279 days11 December 202212
iOS 15.7 and iPadOS 15.712 Sep 202279 days11 December 202212
iOS 12.5.631 Aug 202291 days29 November 2022N/A
iOS 15.6.1 and iPadOS 15.6.117 Aug 2022105 days15 November 2022N/A
iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.620 Jul 2022133 days18 October 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