iOS users are reportedly facing error message 14 while installing the beta version of iOS 10 that is available for iOS Developer Programme members. The latest iOS software is compatible with the iPhone 5 or later, the iPod touch 6th generation and the iPad 4th generation or later.
While there are no details as to how widespread the issue is, users have noticed that error 14 occurs when updating or restoring to the beta 1 from backup. In such a situation, switching cable or using DFU mode for the update has not helped much.
If you are also experiencing the issue, check out the following tips shared by iPhone hacks, which you can use to resolve the problem:
- First you need to create a backup of all your important data and then perform a clean restore of iOS 9.3.2. Then do a clean restore of iOS 10 using IPSW file.
- One of the system requirements Apple recommends prior to the installation of iOS 10 beta 1 using the Restore Image via iTunes is to install the latest beta version of Xcode 8.
- The Apple support site suggests checking the USB cable you are using. You might try using a different USB cable. Besides, switch to a different USB port on your computer and do not plug into the keyboard. Also, plug into a different computer.
- You might consider installing iOS 10 beta 1 update on your compatible iOS device using the configurable profile.