Apple Releases iOS 12.5.5 Update for Older iPhones

Apple today released an iOS 12.5.5 update for older iPhones and iPads that are not able to run the current version of iOS, iOS 15.

The update can be downloaded over-the-air by going to the Settings app, tapping on “General,” and selecting the “Software Update” option.

There’s no word yet on what’s included in the iOS 12.5.5 update, but according to Apple’s release notes, it is a security update. It likely offers up some of the recent security fixes that were deployed in the ‌iOS 15‌ update.

Devices unable to be updated past iOS 12 include the iPhone 5s, ‌iPhone‌ 6, ‌iPhone‌ 6 Plus, iPod touch 6, original iPad Air, iPad mini 2, and ‌iPad mini‌ 3.
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