iOS 15.7.3, iPadOS 15.7.3, iOS 12.5.7 Updates Released for Older iPhone & iPad
Apple has released iOS 15.7.3 for iPhone, iPadOS 15.7.3 for iPad, and iOS 12.5.7 for older iPhone and iPad models. These updates are available for devices that are not running iOS 16.3 or iPadOS 16.3, either because they have not updated, or because they are unable to run the latest iOS/iPadOS versions.
Each of these system software updates contain important security fixes and are recommended for all users of older devices to install.
How to Download & Install iOS/iPadOS 15.7.3 or iOS 12.5.7 Update
- Open the “Settings” app on the iPhone or iPad
- Go to “General”
- Choose “Software Update”
- Select “Download & Install” when “iOS 15.7.3” or ‘iOS 12.5.7’ shows as available
The device will need to reboot to complete installation.
If you are currently running any version of iOS 16 or iPadOS 16, you will not be able to install any version of iOS 15.7.3, iPadOS 15.7.3, or iOS 12.5.7 on your device, nor will you see those updates available.
iOS 15.7.3 / iPadOS 15.7.3 Compatibility
iOS 15.7.3 is compatible with all models of iPhone 6s, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone X XS and XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 12, iPhone 13, iPhone SE, and iPod touch 7th generation.
iPadOS 15.7.3 is compatible with all models of iPad Pro, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later, and iPad mini 5th generation and later.
iOS 12.5.7 Compatibility
iOS 12.4.5 is limited to specific model devices, including iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPod touch 6th generation.
iOS 15.7.3 / iPadOS 15.7.3 IPSW Download Links
iOS 12.5.7 IPSW Download Links