If you’ve had trouble securing the iPhone 14 or iPhone 14 Pro model you want, you’ll want to keep an eye out for new stock online, check alternative places to order, and look for stock in stores as we push into the new year.
Shipping windows for Apple’s iPhone 14 models have started to recover. Delivery dates for iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models through Apple’s website are currently slated for one to two days. That could change, but it’s a great sign.
If you’re able to find the iPhone 14 model you want, and you want your new iPhone 14 model ASAP, it’s a good idea to place an order right now if you can do so.
While some models might not ship immediately, you might be able to find the model you want available for in-store pickup at Apple or another retailer.
Retailers will have iPhone 14 stock on hand moving forward, but there’s no telling how much inventory each store will have. It’s definitely a gamble.
If you’re having trouble finding your top choice in stock, you’ll want to track iPhone 14 stock at Apple, carriers, and retailers to see if you can find one for immediate delivery or in-store pickup. If you’re persistent, there’s a good chance you’ll get the model you want.
In this guide, we will help you find your top iPhone 14 model in stock at Apple, your carrier, or your favorite retailer. You can try calling a store to inquire about the inventory on-hand, but you may just want to order online where you can see the estimated delivery date.
How to Find the iPhone 14 in Stock
There are a few ways to quickly check for iPhone 14 or iPhone 14 Pro stock from your computer or your phone.
Choose the iPhone 14 model you want and enter your desired zip code. The site or app will show you what’s available for in-store pickup.
If you are unable to secure the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, or iPhone 14 Pro Max you want at Apple, and you don’t want to wait awhile for delivery, check your carrier.
Open up your carrier’s app or click on the links below to get to the new iPhone pages and then you can pick your model, color, and storage to see if you can get a quick delivery.
- Check iPhone 14 Stock at Verizon
- Check iPhone 14 Stock at U.S. Cellular
- Check iPhone 14 Stock at AT&T
- Check iPhone 14 Stock at T-Mobile
- Check iPhone 14 Stock at Sprint
You should be able to see the iPhone 14 delivery date estimates before you check out. If the estimated ship date is too far out, you can try buying your phone from a retailer.
Retailers like Best Buy and Walmart might show you a much faster delivery date even though Apple’s delivery estimates are currently far out.
You can also use third party sites like Stock Informer to keep an eye on iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max stock at retailers like Best Buy. Sites like this also let you setup alerts so that you’re immediately informed when new stock hits shelves.
We’ll continue to update this as iPhone 14 stock fluctuates throughout the year.
Install iOS 16.7.5 for Better Security
If security is important to you, and you missed prior versions of iOS 16, think about installing Apple's iOS 16.7.5 update on your iPhone right away.
iOS 16.7.5 has nine security patches on board and they're important if you want to keep you device and its data safe from harm.
If you missed older versions of iOS 16, you'll get the fixes and features from updates you missed when you upgrade to iOS 16.7.5.
iOS 16.7.3 delivered several security patches including one that patches up an issue with the Find My app.
iOS 16.7.2 brought several security patches to iPhone models still running iOS 16. Learn more about them here.
iOS 16.7.1 carried two important security enhancements including one that addressed a kernel vulnerability. You can learn more about the pair over on Apple's website.
iOS 16.7 had three security patches on board and you can learn more about them right here.
iOS 16.6.1 brought two important security patches to iPhone. If you're interested in what they patch up, here's Apple's guide.
The iOS 16.6 update delivered 16 security patches. For more information about the changes, check out Apple's rundown.
iOS 16.5.1 brought two security patches to iPhone users If you want to learn more, head on over to Apple's website.
The company's iOS Security Response 16.5.1 (c) update also included a security update and you can learn more about it right here.
iOS 16.5 brought a ton of security patches to the iPhone. You can find out more about them over on Apple's security site.
iOS 16.4.1 included two security upgrades . You can learn more about the pair right here.
Apple's iOS 16.4 update had a substantial number of patches on board. You can read about them in detail over on Apple's security site.
The iOS 16.3.1 update had three security patches on board including one for an actively exploited vulnerability. For more on the security contents of iOS 16.3.1, check out Apple's security page.
iOS 16.3 brought 10+ new security patches with it and you can learn more about all of those right here.
In addition, the software came with support for physical security keys for Apple ID. These will beef up your account security by requiring a physical security key as part of the two factor authentication sign in process. Learn more about the change right here.
If you skipped iOS 16.2, you'll get its changes with iOS 16.7.5. iOS 16.2 brought a ton of important security patches with it and you can dig into the details on Apple's security site.
The update also brought end-to-end encryption to iCloud, iMessage, iPhone backups, Notes, Photos, and more. If you want to learn more about it, head over to Apple's guide.
If you decided to missed iOS 16.1.2, you'll get its solitary security patch with your upgrade. Learn more about it right here.
If you skipped iOS 16.1.1, you'll get its security patches when you upgrade. You can learn more about them right here.
If you missed the iOS 16.1 update, it brought 19 security patches to the iPhone and you can learn about the particulars of those over on Apple's website.
If you failed to download iOS 16.0.3, it had one security patch on board, a fix for a potential exploit within the Mail app. For more about the fix, check out Apple's security site.
If you're still running iOS 15 your iPhone, you'll get a bunch of other patches when you upgrade.
iOS 16.0 brought a ton of security patches to the iPhone. If you're interested in the exact nature of these improvements, you can read about them over on Apple's security website.
In addition to those patches, iOS 16 brings some additional enhancements to privacy and security including Safety Check which, according to Apple, will help "people in domestic or intimate partner violence situations review and reset the access they’ve granted others."
The feature also resets system privacy permissions for apps and restricts Messages and FaceTime to the device on hand.
Apple's also made some improvements to Passkeys in Safari. iOS 16 brings a brand new sign-in method that's end-to-end encrypted and safe from phishing and data leaks.
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