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cc999

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Can I do a restore and install IOS 14 as if I was going to sell the device with IOS 14 on it?
I am not selling but want to have a fresh install of IOS 14. Would I need the IPSW file?
Where would I get that? I currently have the profile for the beta program and installed over 13.5.1.

Any help would be appreciated.

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Just an afterthought, would a complete wipe of the device delete all of the 13.5.1 files?

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Ansath

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Can I do a restore and install IOS 14 as if I was going to sell the device with IOS 14 on it?
I am not selling but want to have a fresh install of IOS 14. Would I need the IPSW file?
Where would I get that? I currently have the profile for the beta program and installed over 13.5.1.

Any help would be appreciated.

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Just an afterthought, would a complete wipe of the device delete all of the 13.5.1 files?

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You can fresh install, if you get the IPSW files, but can’t tell you were to get it, that’s not on the Dev site, due to rules. There’s ways.
 
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BrandonHacks

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I’m sure a fresh install isn’t anything different than upgrading to iOS 14 and then navigating to settings and doing a erase from the device itself.
 
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cc999

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Will that get rid of all the ios 13 leftover files?

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aakshey

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So not restoring from a backup would still leave files behind? I thought the erase all content and settings was no different.

Reset All Settings isn’t the same as DFU/Recovery restore. Many issues that can be fixed through DFU can’t be fixed any other way. And vice versa.
 
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