Apple Stops Signing iOS 14.4 Following Release of iOS 14.4.1

Following the release of iOS 14.4.1 on March 8, Apple has stopped signing iOS 14.4, the previous version of iOS 14. With the software no longer being signed, it is no longer possible to downgrade from iOS 14.4.1 to iOS 14.4 if you've already upgraded your iPhone or iPad.

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Apple routinely stops signing older versions of software updates after new releases come out in order to encourage customers to keep their operating systems up to date.

iOS 14.4.1 was a security fix update that addressed a WebKit vulnerability that could allow maliciously crafted web content to execute code.

iOS 14.4.1 is the current publicly available version of iOS that people can download, but Apple has also provided iOS 14.5 to developers and public beta testers for testing purposes. iOS 14.5 is one of the biggest updates to ‌iOS 14‌ to date, introducing a feature for unlocking an ‌iPhone‌ when wearing a mask with an Apple Watch, adding Dual-SIM 5G support, introducing compatibility with the latest gaming controllers, and more.

Top Rated Comments

Radeon85 Avatar
18 months ago
News flash, the sky is blue and water is wet!

Of course they will stop signing old sofware after releasing an update as they've done for over a decade. Do we really need a news update on this everytime?, seriously :rolleyes:
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JosephAW Avatar
18 months ago
What? No more updates for iOS 12?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Sebosz Avatar
18 months ago

News flash, the sky is blue and water is wet!

Of course they will stop signing old sofware after releasing an update as they've done for over a decade. Do we really need a news update on this everytime?, seriously :rolleyes:
If you're not interested you can just keep scrolling, you know
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ghanwani Avatar
18 months ago
Would Apple be willing to sell older OS versions as NFTs ('https://nypost.com/2021/03/18/nyc-man-sells-fart-for-85-cashing-in-on-nft-craze/')? :D
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PsykX Avatar
18 months ago

If you're not interested you can just keep scrolling, you know
I've got to admit that - since it is usually what Apple does since the last few years - I wouldn't drop a headline every time it happens. At least not anymore.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DongleDongle Avatar
18 months ago

"Dual-SIM 5G support" HAHAHAHAHA :D

I've had my iPhone X since launch day and still to this day NEITHER of the major carriers I use (one in the USA, one in Asia) support Dual SIM at all.

Easily one of the most overrated and poorly supported features I can remember.

"Dual-SIM 5G support" HAHAHAHAHA :D

I've had my iPhone X since launch day and still to this day NEITHER of the major carriers I use (one in the USA, one in Asia) support Dual SIM at all.

Easily one of the most overrated and poorly supported features I can remember.
Dual SIM was introduced with the iPhone XS in 2018. Sprint STILL does not support the eSIM on iPhones, which makes the iPhone’s support for dual carriers moot when traveling to countries without carriers that support eSIM.
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