Apple’s iOS 15.6: iPhone update fixes bugs and strengthens security


Apple’s iOS 15.6 has arrived. Released on July 20, the successor to iOS 15.5 is ready to download to your iPhone. The software update includes bug fixes, a long list of security updates, and a new feature for watching live sports in the TV app.

With iOS 15.6, the TV app will now allow you to restart live sports games already in progress, as well as pause, rewind and fast forward. This feature is also available in updates for iPad and Mac computers.

Here are Apple’s iOS release notes for July 20:

iOS 15.6 includes improvements, bug fixes, and security updates.

  • The TV app adds the ability to restart a live sports game already in progress and pause, rewind or fast forward
  • Fixes an issue where Settings may continue to show that device storage is full even though it is available
  • Fixes an issue that may cause braille devices to become slow or unresponsive when navigating through text in Mail
  • Fixes an issue in Safari where a tab may return to a previous page

This may be the last iOS 15 update before the company’s next mobile software, iOS 16, is widely released alongside the iPhone 14 widespread. The next version of iOS, which is available now in public betawill bring several new features, including the ability to edit and unsend messages, a new customizable lock screen, changes to notifications, as well as updates to Wallet and Apple Pay.

Apple has also released iPadOS 15.6, MacOS 12.5, WatchOS 8.7, and TVOS 15.6. In addition to security updates, iPadOS 15.6 and MacOS 12.5 got the same live sports TV app update as iOS 15.6, while WatchOS 8.7 brought bug fixes and TVOS 15.6 got performance and stability improvements, according to Apple.

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