Apple has rolled out an update to iOS 14.5, the latest update has fixed bug that was widely reported in App Tracking  Transparency. With iOS 14.5.1 update, the company has also brought the update for iPad, watchOS 7.4.1, and macOS 11.3.1 updates. The new iOS 14.5.1 update is about 130MB in size, which could later depend on the model.

iOS 14.5.1 Software Update Rolled Out

Apple iOS 14.5.1 update released (1)

A few of the iPhone users reported a bug in the App Tracking transparency app after they upgraded to iOS 14.5. Moreover, Apple has also released macOS Big Sur 11.3.1 and watchOS 7.4.1. These updates also fix the two zero-day vulnerabilities for new iPhone and iPad models.

iPhone 6s and above models are compatible with iOS 14.5.1 update. iPad OS 14.5.1 is available for iPad Air 2 and later, iPad Pro, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later. 

Even for older iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models, Apple has brought iOS 12.5.3. iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPod touch (6th generation). This update fixes the CVE-2021-30663 and CVE-2021-30665 vulnerabilities.

This new update mainly focuses on fixing the bug. The update description says,

“This update fixes an issue with App Tracking Transparency where some users who previously disabled Allow Apps to Request to Track in Settings may not receive prompts from apps after re-enabling it. This update also provides important security updates and is recommended for all users.”

How to download iOS 14.5.1, iPadOS 14.5.1, macOS Big Sur 11.3.1, watchOS 7.4.1?

Normally, it shows on the screen, but if you haven’t seen the update, then you can manually check it in your device settings. Here you go:

You can download iOS 14.5.1 and iPadOS 14.5.1 by:

  • Open your device and go to Settings
  • Click on General and then Software Updates
  • For MacBook, and other Mac models, go to System Preferences and then Software Update

If you are an Apple Watch user then download the latest update from the watch app on the phone. Open the Watch app on your iPhone, and go to My Watch or you can also download the update directly from the Apple Watch.

For Apple Watch, the update is out watchOS 7.4.1 update for Apple Watch Series 3 and above. The update is about 60MB in size.

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