iOS 15.6.1 & iPadOS 15.6.1 Updates Released with Security Fix
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.
- Open the “Settings” app on iPhone or iPad
- Go to “General”, and then to “Software Update”
- 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
iPadOS 15.6.1 IPSW Download Links
iOS 15.6.1 Release Notes
Release notes included with the update are brief:
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:
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