- Apple rolls out a software update with an important security fix.
- The latest iOS 14.4.2 and iPad OS 14.4.2 updates are available to download and install.
- The update is available for Apple Watch users as well with watchOS 7.3.3.
Apple has released a bug fix update for iPhone users today. iOS 14.4.2 is rolling out now, and Apple says it includes important security fixes for iPhone users. You can update today by going to the Settings app on your iPhone
What’s new in iOS 14.4.2, iPadOS 14.4.2
The iOS 14.4.2 and iPadOS 14.4.2 updates bring a list of improvements to the compatible iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad models.
One of those improvements is smaller QR codes support for the Camera app. This will enhance the existing QR code recognition functionality of the default app.
The latest software updates also include the option to classify Bluetooth device type in Settings to let users identify whether headphones or the built-in speaker will be used for audio notifications.
How to update to iOS 14.4.2?
It’s available for iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation).
To update your iPhone or iPad, open the Settings app, then tap General, then Software Update, and follow the instructions. If you don’t see the update right away, be patient, as it can take a little while to roll out everywhere.
Apple is currently beta testing iOS 14.5, which we expect to be released to the public sometime this spring. Apple has rolled out iOS 12.5.2 with the fix for older devices including iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPod touch (6th generation). The update is available for Apple Watch users as well with watchOS 7.3.3. If you own any of these devices you should update to the latest update immediately.
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If you spot anything new in iOS 14.4.2, be sure to let us know down in the comments section. We’ll be sure to keep this post updated with additional details about iOS 14.4.2 as they emerge.