iOS 16.6 has been released, a minor update that includes important bug fixes and security updates. Although there are no new user features, the update is still worth installing as Apple fixes 16 security vulnerabilities. On Apple’s security page, which detailed the security fixes, it said only two of the 16 were actively exploited by hackers and bad actors. That’s why you need to update
As it fixes vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malicious actors.
Two security vulnerabilities were found in the kernel and WebKit. “Apple is aware of reports that this issue may have been actively exploited against iOS versions released prior to iOS 15.7.1,” the company said.
iOS 16.6 also fixes several bugs that users may have reported.
Overall, iOS 16.6 is a minor update, but it’s worth installing for the security improvements. If you haven’t updated to iOS 16 yet, you should do so as soon as possible.
Here are the steps to update yours
For iOS 16.6:
Go to Settings > General > Software Update.
If iOS 16.6 is available, tap Download and Install.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update.
Once the update is complete, your iPhone will restart. Then you need to be running iOS 16.6.
iOS 16 is almost in its final months of existence
the global Apple is preparing iOS 17, which is expected to be released in September or October. Apple has already released the first public beta version of iOS 17 and we expect a few more of them before making it available to the public.