MacOS Monterey 12.5 Update Released to Download

Jul 20, 2022 - 2 Comments

macOS Monterey update

macOS Monterey 12.5 has been released by Apple to all Mac users running the macOS Monterey operating system.

The MacOS Monterey 12.5 update includes security updates, bug fixes, and adds an ability to pause and rewind live sports in the TV app.

Separately, Apple also released iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 for iPhone and iPad.

How to Download MacOS Monterey 12.5 Update

Always backup your Mac with Time Machine before installing any system software update.

  1. From the  Apple menu choose “System Preferences”
  2. Select “Software Update”
  3. Choose to “Update Now” when macOS Monterey 12.5 update shows as available to download

The update is a GB or more in size, depending on the Mac model being installed on. As usual, installing the update requires the Mac to reboot.

If the update doesn’t show as available, try refreshing the macOS Software Update preference panel by hitting Command+R a few times, this forces Software Update to check for available updates again.

macOS Monterey 12.5 Release Notes

Release notes for macOS Monterey 12.5 are:

macOS Monterey 12.5 — Restart Required

macOS Monterey 12.5 includes enhancements, bug fixes and security updates.

– TV app adds the option to restart a live sports game already in-progress and pause, rewind, or fast-forward
– Fixes an issue in Safari where a tab may revert back to a previous page

Some features may not be available for all regions, or on all Apple devices.

For detailed information about the security content of this update, please visit:

Separately, iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 are available for iPhone and iPad users, along with updates to tvOS and watchOS.


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Mac OS, News


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  1. Douglas Weir says:

    Trying to update to Monterey 12.5 on iMac. Download completes, but hangs on preparing section. Any suggestions?

  2. NickO says:

    Apple icon>About this Mac>Softwear Update

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