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iOS 12.4.2 Update rolling out for older Apple devices

Apple has just released its iOS 13 update a few weeks back, now today Apple has launched an iOS 12.4.2 update designed for those who are still running versions of iOS 12 on devices that aren’t able to be updated to iOS 13.

Have a quick glance on which devices are getting the iOS 12.4.2 version update:

All these devices are unfortunately incompatible for iOS 13 update hence, Apple is making iOS 12.4.2 available for all these devices.

  • iPad Air,
  • the iPad mini 2,
  • the iPad mini 3,
  • the iPhone 5s,
  • iPhone 6,
  • iPhone 6 Plus,
  • and sixth-generation iPod touch

How to download iOS 12.4.2 update :

The iOS 12.4.2 update can be easily downloaded on eligible devices over the air just open your Settings app, select the General section, and tap on Software Update. Bingo is done.

However, If we talk about the features that iOS 12.4.2 will bring on the devices than it’s unclear what’s included in iOS 12.4.2, but it is likely a security update that adds important security fixes for older devices that weren’t able to get those updates through the newer software. Apple’s release notes say the update “includes improvements, provides important security updates, and is recommended for all users.”

A security support document provided alongside the update indicates that it fixes a vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

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