Apple has released iOS 15.6.1 and iPadOS 15.6.1 updates for both the iPhone and iPad for download. Here's everything that is new.
Download iOS 15.6.1 and iPadOS 15.6.1 Today with Bug Fixes for iPhone and iPad
We thought Apple would end software support for iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 at iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6. But, that is not the case at all, as the Cupertino giant has seeded iOS 15.6.1 and iPadOS 15.6.1 for download for everyone with a compatible device around the globe.
Unlike previous iOS and iPadOS releases, this one does not feature anything new except that it fixes bugs and makes under-the-hood improvements. If you want your iPhone and iPad to function properly on a daily basis then this is the update you should download right away. But more importantly, this update focuses on the security side of things.
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:
In order to download iOS 15.6.1 and iPadOS 15.6.1 right now, make sure you have 50% or more battery life remaining on your device. Once that is assured, go to Settings > General > Software Update. Wait for the page to load properly, and you'll see the 15.6.1 update available for download. Just tap on Download and Install to initiate the download.
If you like, you can download the iOS 15.6.1 and iPadOS 15.6.1 IPSW files from the link below to perform a clean installation. We will prefer that you take the over the air route for installation, but if you love everything nice and fresh, that option is available as well.
Download iOS 15.6.1 and iPadOS 15.6.1 IPSW Files
- iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Pro
- iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13
- iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro
- iPhone 12 Pro Max
- iPhone 12 mini
- iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS
- iPhone 11, iPhone XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8, iPhone 7
- iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone SE 3
- iPhone SE 2
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPod touch seventh-generation
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (5th-gen, 4th-gen, 3rd-gen, 2nd-gen, 1st-gen)
- 11-inch iPad Pro (3rd-gen, 2nd-gen, 1st-gen)
- 10.5-inch iPad Pro
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro
- iPad (5th-gen, 6th-gen, 7th-gen, 8th-gen, 9th-gen)
- iPad Air (2nd-gen, 3rd-gen, 4th-gen, 5th-gen)
- iPad mini (4th-gen, 5th-gen, 6th-gen)
Follow the guide posted here on how to clean install: