*RELEASED* iOS 15.6 - fixes, features, info

All the information you need about iOS 15.6, and how to try it

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iOS 15.6 is a significant update that will provide iPhone users with more than just bug fixes and security updates. Additionally, it will offer some new improvements.

Apple has now officially released iOS 15.6, meaning official updates are available to eligible devices.

iOS 15.6 release date

iOs 15.6 was released on Wednesday, July 20th.

New iOS 15.6 features

The iOS 15.6 update arrives as Apple is getting ready to unveil iOS 16, which is expected to contain a new lock screen design, notification enhancements, and other tweaks.

However, the complete version of the new software will not be available until the fall. This leaves room for iOS 15.6 to bring minor feature upgrades and bug fixes to iPhones.

Here is a complete list of all the latest iOS enhancements:

  • TV app can restart a live sports game currently in progress, as well as stop, rewind, and fast-forward.
  • Fixed an issue in which Settings may continue to show that device storage is full even when it is not
  • Resolves a problem that might cause braille devices to slow down or stop responding while navigating text in Mail.
  • Fixes a Safari bug that caused a tab to return to the previous page

Apple also states: “Some features may not be available for all regions or on all Apple devices. For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222”

iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 may be the final upgrades to iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. So, Apple is attempting to finish up iOS 15 and fix everything that's problematic.

How to download iOS 15.6



Go to the General menu

Open the Settings app, then navigate to the General menu.



Install iOS 15.6  from Software Update menu

Now, go to Software Update and tap on Download and install option. After the process will start.

Install iOS 15.6

Some precautions

There are several reasons not to install a new iOS software update immediately. For example, the performance of your device might suffer because of iOS upgrades.

Moreover, unusual battery depletion, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi troubles, app instability, UI slowdown, and crashes are also common iOS update issues.

These issues pop up following every iOS version, and, likely, they will all start to show right once iOS 15.6 is released. So, before installation, investigate the developers' comments. If you're still undecided, consider waiting.

Last but not least, we advise you to backup your phone so that your data is secure in case something unexpected occurs.

Furthermore, if you're looking for an iOS 15.6 jailbreak, then you might have to wait a couple of weeks. We might be surprised by jailbreak developers, but we aren't anticipating a release soon.

If you do jailbreak your devices, you'll need to stick with a previous version of iOS - no upgrading to iOS 16 for example - and keep an eye out as the year progresses for fresh information on the iOS 15 jailbreak.

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