iOS 16.2 Stuck Update Requested

iOS 16.2 was recently launched by Apple with some new features that everyone can’t wait to get their hands on. Unfortunately, some users are stuck on the iOS 16.2 update requested error while trying to install the new update on their iPhone. So we have come here to fix this problem and let iPhone users install iOS 16.2 update without any interruption.

Apple has released the iOS 16.2 update with the new Apple Music Sing, Freeform app, advanced data protection and Always on Display upgrade for iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. Would you like to test the new features of iOS 16.2? Stuck on iOS 16.2 Update Requested? Let’s discover the solution.

Methods to Fix iOS 16.2 Update Requested

1. Uninstall and download again

Deleting the pending download file and downloading it again will be helpful in resolving the update pending iOS 16.2. So; you can do the same by deleting the file and fix the problem.

2. Check for network connection

Sometimes, when you have a low connection, you may also face problems downloading and installing new iOS updates. So if you are also struggling to install the latest iOS 16.2 update, you should switch to another Wi-Fi network that is stable and fix the problem.

3. Reset network settings

Many users have tried this method to fix iOS 16.2 stuck on the requested update. We also saw many Reddit users try this method, and it worked. You can also try resetting your iPhone’s network settings to iOS 16.2 update pending error problem.

4. Reset or restart iPhone

Even after trying all the above methods and still stuck with the same problem while installing iOS 16.2 update, you can try to reset or reboot your iPhone to install iOS 16.2 smoothly. You can go to Settings > General and Shut Down to continue and this link to hard reset your iPhone.


I tried the first method to delete the iOS 16 download file in progress and then started begging again to fix the iOS 16 update requested error. Which method worked for you? Do you know any other way to get rid of the same? Feel free to share in the comments box.

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