iOS 12.5.6 Download Release for Older iPhones and iPads • iPhone Canada Blog

Apple released iOS 12.5.6 for older iPhone and iPad users on Wednesday, including iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPod touch (6th generation).

You can update your older devices by going to Settings > General > Software update.

This update comes almost a year after Apple released iOS 12.5.5 on September 23, 2021. That update included security fixes.

According to Apple, iOS 12.5.6 fixes a WebKit security bug in which “web content can lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited,” he says. This was discovered and reported by an anonymous researcher.

iOS 12.5.6 (Build 16H71) direct download links are below:

  • iPad Air (Wi-Fi) (iPad4,1) — Download
  • iPad Air (mobile) (iPad4,2) — Download
  • iPad Air (China) (iPad4,3) — Download
  • iPad mini 2 (Wi-Fi) (iPad4,4) — Download
  • iPad mini 2 (Cellular) (iPad4,5) — Download
  • iPad mini 2 (China) (iPad4,6) — Download
  • iPad mini 3 (Wi-Fi) (iPad4,7) — Download
  • iPad mini 3 (Cellular) (iPad4,8) — Download
  • iPad mini 3 (China) (iPad4,9) — Download
  • iPhone 5s (GSM/LTE) (iPhone6,1) — Download
  • iPhone 5s (CDMA/LTE) (iPhone6,2) — Download
  • iPhone 6 plus (iPhone7,1) — Download
  • Iphone 6 (iPhone7,2) — Download
  • iPod touch 6G (iPod7,1) — Download

iOS 12 was first released in the fall of 2018 and introduced Group FaceTime, Memojis, and more.

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