iOS 15.6.1 & iPadOS 15.6.1 Updates Released with Security Fix

Aug 17, 2022 - 3 Comments

iOS 15 and iPadOS 15

Apple has released iOS 15.6.1 for iPhone, and iPadOS 15.6.1 for iPad.

The small software updates include important security fixes and are therefore recommended for all iPhone and iPad users to install onto their devices. No new features or changes are expected in the update.

Separately, Mac users also will find macOS Monterey 12.5.1 update available with security patches as well.

How to Download & Update to iOS 15.6.1 & iPadOS 15.6.1

Backup the iPhone or iPad to iCloud, Finder, or iTunes before beginning a system software update.

  1. Open the “Settings” app on iPhone or iPad
  2. Go to “General”, and then to “Software Update”
  3. Choose to “Download and Install” for iOS 15.6.1 or iPadOS 15.6.1

Installing the software updates will require the iPhone or iPad to restart.

Users can also opt to install the software update through a computer by using Finder on Mac, or iTunes on a Windows PC.

Advanced users can also update manually by using IPSW files, which also requires a computer and a USB connection.

iOS 15.6.1 IPSW Download Links

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iPadOS 15.6.1 IPSW Download Links

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iOS 15.6.1 Release Notes

Release notes included with the update are brief:

iOS 15.6.1

This update provides important security updates and is recommended for all users.

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

Did installing iOS 15.6.1 go smoothly for you? Let us know how if you encountered any issues or difficulties in the comments.


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in iPad, iPhone, News


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  1. Emphaz says:

    Update to 15.6.1 only worked via iTunes, like the previous updates as well. Not even a complete restore fixes the problem of not being able to update over the air.

    But it went through with iTunes in Windows 10, no problems so far.

  2. regina says:

    update to upados 15.6.1 will not connect to internet

  3. JohnIL says:

    Have a 2018 Mac Mini, did the update and then got a strange sign in glitch. It requested my Apple ID password, but my keyboard wouldn’t register any inputs. I finally opted to skip sign in, and it got me to my regular home screen signed in? Sort of a glitchy update, I guess? Still amazes me how long it takes to install even a small update on a Mac.

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