iOS 15.0.2 Released with Bug Fixes

Oct 11, 2021 - 1 Comment

iOS 15 and iPadOS 15

iOS 15.0.2 and iPadOS 15.0.2 have been released with bug fixes and security updates for for the iPhone and iPad.

The update resolves an issue where Photos could be deleted if an iMessage thread was deleted, where AirTags might not appear in the Find My app, and resolves an issue with device updates through Finder or iTunes. The update is recommended for all users, whether or not they are having problems with iOS 15 or iPadOS 15.

How to Download & Install iOS 15.0.2 on iPhone or iPad

Be sure to backup your iPhone or iPad to iCloud, Finder, or iTunes before installing the system software update.

  1. Open the “Settings” app on iPhone or iPad
  2. Go to “General”, then select “Software Update”
  3. Choose to “Download and Install” iOS 15.0.2 or iPadOS 15.0.2 when it shows as available

iOS 15.0.2 update

Updating to iOS 15.0.2 or iPadOS 15.0.2 requires the iPhone or iPad to start, as usual

iOS 15.0.2 IPSW Links

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iOS 15.0.2 Release Notes

Release notes with the download are as follows:

This update includes bug fixes for your iPhone:

– Photos saved to your library from Messages could be deleted after removing the associated thread or message

– iPhone Leather Wallet with MagSafe may not connect to Find My

– AirTag might not appear in the Find My Items tab

– CarPlay may fail to open audio apps or disconnect during playback

– Device restore or update may fail when using Finder or iTunes for iPhone 13 models
For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

Apple also released an update to Apple Watch users.


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in iPad, iPhone, News

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  1. Bill Paris says:

    I hope Apple deletes the bug in 15.0.2 that keeps increasing my “Available Space” on my iPhone 12 mini. Ever since iOS 15 was loaded on my phone my available space on my 128 gig phone has now acquired 148 gigs of available space and it keeps rising. Come on Apple, please fix this.

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