Apple claims decision to update iOS 14 was temporary

Last week, Apple announced that it was stopping updating iOS 14 to the surprise of each and every one of the users who had not yet updated their terminals to iOS 15. And I say this, because months ago, Apple stated that it would continue to release security updates for iOS 14, but unannounced for how long.

By not announcing for how long, most users understood that it would be indefinitely. Well no. As confirmed by Apple to the media Ars Technica, the option that allowed users to continue on iOS 14 and keep their device up to date was always temporary.

In the iOS 15 page available on the Apple website, in the Software Updates section, we can read:

iOS can now give you the option to choose between two software update versions through Settings. You decide if you want to move to the latest version of iOS 15 as soon as it is available to enjoy the new features and all the security updates. Or if you prefer to stay on iOS 14 and install important security updates.

However, the website apple support, where it invites us to update our device, the company does inform about the temporary possibility of continuing on iOS 14.

If you’re using iOS or iPadOS 14.5 or later, you may now see the option to choose between two software update versions. This option allows you to choose between updating to the latest version of iOS or iPadOS 15 as soon as it’s released, or continuing on iOS or iPadOS 14 while still receiving important security updates over a period of time.

The last update to iOS 14, was version 14.8.1, a version that was released in October and that Apple has removed from its servers, so you can no longer go back to iOS 14 if you had the intention.

Considering that iOS 15 is compatible with the same models that are updated to iOS 14, and that this new version works perfectly on older devices, there is really no compelling reason to stay on it.

Source: Actualidad iPhone by

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