iOS 15.7.2 Update: Security, Bugs Fixed, Issues & More (RC!)

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Posted in News by Mike on December 7, 2022

iOS 15.7.2 update

Apple has released iOS 15.7.2 RC with build number 19H218, which means that the public version will be rolled out soon alongside iOS 16.2! It’s a minor but important update that brings security fixes for iPhones and iPads still running iOS 15.

iOS 15.7.2 Update

This release is available over-the-air in Settings -> General -> Software Update, for all iOS 15 compatible iPhone that have the iOS 15 Beta Profile installed.

Fact: 15.7.2 will be soon available for all compatible devices running 15.7.1 or earlier.

Security Fixes

Similar to 15.7.1, this version focuses on “important security updates and is recommended for all users.”

iOS 15.7.2 Issues

Problems encountered in this update are listed below along with available workarounds:

  • To be updated! (Contribute in the comments.)

iOS 15.7.2 Bugs Fixed

Problems addressed in the version are mentioned here:

  • To be updated! (Contribute in the comments.)

Downgrade To iOS 15.7.2

According to iSoftware Updates on Twitter you can downgrade iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus running any iOS 16 version to 15.7.2.

You need the appropriate ipsw files, a computer and a Lightning to USB (USB-C) cable. We will update the ipsw files here as soon as they become available!

All other iOS 16 running iPhones (excepting the 14 and 14 Pro models) can still downgrade to iOS 15.6 RC as shown in this step-by-step guide.

Have you updated iPhone to 15.7.2? Did you notice any other changes or bug fixes not mentioned in this article? What about new problems? Share your feedback in the comments.

Related: Apple has also seeded iPadOS 15.7.2 RC with the same build number 19H218 as well as macOS Monterey 12.6.2 RC4 (21G320) and macOS Big Sur 11.7.2 RC3 (20G1020).


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