iOS 16.7.4 and iPadOS 16.7.4 Released for Older iPhone & iPad Models

Dec 20, 2023 - Leave a Comment

iOS 16.7.4 update

Apple has released iOS 16.7.4 for older iPhone and iPadOS 16.7.4 for older iPad models that are not updating to iOS 17.2.1 or iPadOS 17.2.1.

Specifically, iOS 16.7.4 and iPadOS 16.7.4 are available for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPad 5th generation, iPad Pro 9.7-inch, and iPad Pro 12.9-inch 1st generation.

The software update includes bug fixes to address an issue where deleting built-in Apple apps may not be able to reinstall properly.

How to Download & Install iOS 16.7.4 and/or iPadOS 16.7.4

Be sure to backup iPhone or iPad to iCloud, Finder, or a PC before installing updates.

  1. Open the “Settings” app on the iPhone or iPad
  2. Go to “General”
  3. Select “Software Update”
  4. Select to to download and install iOS 16.7.4 or iPadOS 16.7.4

You can also update your device using a computer with Finder, or iTunes on a Windows PC, or by using IPSW files.

iOS 16.7.4 & iPadOS 16.7.4 IPSW Files

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iOS 16.7.4 & iPadOS 16.7.4 Release Notes

Release notes for iOS 16.7.4 and iPadOS 16.7.4 are as follows:

This update fixes an issue where built-in Apple apps that may have been deleted may not reinstall.

Separately, updates for iOS 17.2.1, iPadOS 17.2.1, and macOS Sonoma 14.2.1 are also available.


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in iPad, iPhone, News

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