Apple started the beta testing course of for iOS 16.6 only a day after the iOS 16.5 launch and about two weeks earlier than the anticipated first iOS 17 developer beta arrives at WWDC. The beta was first launched to builders first on Might 19, and to public beta testers on Might 22. The ultimate launch of iOS 16.6 was on July 24.
There aren’t any new options on this launch–iOS 16 is as mature because it’s going to be, and all eyes are on the approaching options introduced for iOS 17.
Replace 07/24/23: Apple has launched iOS 16.6 for all customers. It comprises a number of vital safety updates.
iOS 16.6: Launch notes
This can be a upkeep launch, and so the discharge notes solely say “This replace supplies vital bug fixes and safety updates and is really useful for all customers.”
There are heaps of safety flaws addressed on this replace. The Safety Updates web page lists a whopping sixteen fixes, together with a number of Kernal and Webkit points. For 2 of the safety points, Apple says it’s conscious that they could have already been actively exploited within the wild, although one among them was already mounted within the 16.5.1 (c) Speedy Safety Response.
iOS 16.6: The way to set up iOS 16.6
To put in iOS 16.6:
- Open Settings.
- Faucet on Common.
- Faucet on Software program Replace.
Observe the on-screen directions to obtain and set up the most recent launch.