Apple Says iOS 14.5 Will Be Released 'Next Week'

Apple today in a press release about its new AirTag item tracker announced that iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 will be available starting "next week."

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iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 are packed with new features, including the ability for iPhone users who are wearing an Apple Watch to unlock the iPhone with Face ID while wearing a mask. iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 will also be the minimum software versions required for the just-announced AirTag item tracker, according to Apple.

iOS 14.5 will be preinstalled on the new purple versions of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini that are available to pre-order starting this Friday.

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Top Rated Comments

icanhazmac Avatar
21 weeks ago
About damn time! Can't wait to say NO to tracking!
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
_Spinn_ Avatar
21 weeks ago
I can’t wait! I was hoping for news about 14.5 during the presentation.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
decypher44 Avatar
21 weeks ago
Booo!!!! I was really hoping it’d be today.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
otternonsense Avatar
21 weeks ago
Why not today?? For crying out loud
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Toratek Avatar
21 weeks ago
And for those inevitable “Disappointing!” posts we’re about to see, it is a lot less disappointing than pushing it out before it’s ready- or when the servers are slammed with everyone looking for info on the new items.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
reig3 Avatar
21 weeks ago
Yeah, I was looking for the updates to be available today as well!
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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