What’s New on iOS 15.7.1?

Almost all focus has shifted to iOS 16 and the various versions of software updates. What went unnoticed here is that Apple is still releasing the previous iOS 15 updates for the iPhones that are not compatible with the iOS 16 software update. iPhone users who are still skeptical about installing iOS 16 can continue to use their devices on iOS 15 software update versions as well.

The good thing that Apple is still releasing minor software updates for the devices that are not compatible with the latest software updates is intriguing, it can be said that Apple has not left its older iPhones behind by letting them dry with no updates. While the old iPhones are not compatible with new software updates and new features, Apple still keeps it together by releasing minor updates, which is basically for bug fixes, security patches and other minor details and improvements in the current process update.

What’s New on iOS 15.7.1?

With the recent iOS 15.7.1, users would be disappointed to find that there are no new features. iOS 15.7.1 only focuses on bug fixes and security updates. The build number for iOS 15.7.1 is 19H117. Apple has released a changelog of iOS 15.7.1 detailing this software update to users.

This update is considered an important update especially for security updates and is recommended to install for your iPhone device for security reasons. Apple Neural Engine, Audio, FaceTime, Graphics Driver, Image Processing, Kernal, Safari, WebKit, Wi-Fi, and other security vulnerabilities are addressed in iOS 15.7.1 security patches.

With iOS 15.7.1, the battery life is expected to become more stable than before. Users have more battery power compared to the previous update. Previously, users complained about a battery draining issue, and since this update is a bug fix and Apple mentioned that it would create stable battery life, users can expect this issue to be resolved.

Users can now connect to Wi-Fi more easily and hassle-free. The speed of the Wi-Fi connection is improved according to your package and is more reliable than usual. Apart from that, GPS and mobile data are also expected to work in a more stable manner.

Previously, many users reported that their Bluetooth is not working properly and also not connecting easily. Apple has taken note of this issue and with iOS 15.7.1 it is noted that Bluetooth is now working properly with no connectivity issues.

Since the older iPhones don’t get any of the latest updates, it’s no surprise that some apps work differently than usual, especially with the third-party application. But according to Apple’s release note, all third-party apps like Netflix, Twitter, Chrome, Spotify, etc. will work fine at present.

This update is only for the security patches instead of bug fixes and release of new features. To learn more about the security patches, click on the link below and you will be redirected to the official changelog released by Apple for iOS 15.7.1.

Apple’s changelog: security patches and security content.

IOS 15.7.1 software update: compatible devices

  • iPhone 13 Series
  • iPhone 12 Series
  • iPhone 11 Series
  • iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR
  • iPhone SE 3
  • iPhone SE2
  • iPhone 8 Series
  • iPhone 7 Series
  • iPhone 6 Series
  • iPhone SE

That’s it, folks! To learn more about the security patches, please visit Apple’s official site by clicking the link below.

Apple’s changelog: security patches and security content.

There is no official news from Apple admitting whether iOS 15.7.1 is the latest version of iOS 15, if Apple still wants to continue supporting the older iPhones then we can expect to get iOS 15.8 as well.

Until next time, with another topic. Until then, Toodles.

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