iPadOS 14.7 Update Released, Download Now for iPad
Apple has released the final version of iPadOS 14.7 for iPad users. The update arrives for iPad after iOS 14.7 was released a few days earlier for iPhone, with the updates having a somewhat unusual split release timing.
iPadOS 14.7 includes various bug fixes and small changes, but does not include any major new features. The release notes are further below.
Separately, macOS Big Sur 11.5 is also available for Mac users.
How to Download & Update to iPadOS 14.7
The easiest way to install iPadOS 14.7 update is through the Settings app:
- Open the “Settings” app on iPad
- Go to “General” then to “Software Update”
- Choose to “Download and Install” for iPadOS 14.7
The iPadOS update will require a restart for the installation to complete.
Another option is for users to install iPadOS updates using Finder on a Mac, or iTunes on a computer, or by using IPSW files to manually apply the update.
iPadOS 14.7 IPSW File Direct Download Links
iPadOS 14.7 Release Notes
Release notes are as follows:
iPadOS 14.7 includes the following improvements and bug fixes for your iPad:
-Apple Card family adds the option to combine credit limits and share one co-owned account with an existing Apple Card user
-Home app adds the ability to manage timers on HomePod
-Podcasts library allows you to choose to see all shows or only followed shows
-Share Playlist menu option missing in Apple Music
-Dolby Atmos and Apple Music lossless audio playback may unexpectedly stop
-Braille displays could show invalid information while composing Mail messages
-Audio may skip when using USB-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapters with iPad
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Aside from iPadOS 14.7, iPadOS 15 remains in active beta development, and is expected to be released this fall.