iOS 15.1, watchOS 8.1, and macOS Monterey Available Next Week

Apple today announced that iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1, watchOS 8.1, tvOS 15.1, and macOS Monterey will all be released as free software updates next week. Apple revealed this timing in a press release for the third-generation AirPods.

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Apple has since updated its website to confirm that macOS Monterey will be released on Monday, October 25, following over four months of beta testing.

macOS Monterey‌ will enable Universal Control, allowing for a single mouse, trackpad, and keyboard to be used across multiple Mac or iPad devices, but the feature is not coming until later this fall, according to Apple. Other new features include AirPlay to Mac, a Safari redesign with new features, a Shortcuts app, spatial audio in FaceTime, and a SharePlay function that lets Apple users watch TV, listen to music, and share their screens with one another.

Related Roundups: iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey
Related Forums: iOS 15, macOS Monterey

Top Rated Comments

_Spinn_ Avatar
6 weeks ago
Good. I hope iOS 15.1 fixes a lot of the instability with Shortcuts.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DFZD Avatar
6 weeks ago
RC/GM Links please?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mitthrawnuruodo Avatar
6 weeks ago

Is anyone finding Monterey better than big sur?
I've been using Monterey since the Beta 1 on my M1 Air, and it has been very smooth.

Compared to Big Sur on my work issued MacBook Pro (2013), it no better or worse when it comes to bugs and errors, but Monterey feels a bit better (probably both because it is newer, and also because the M1 Air is a very capable little machine).
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iHorseHead Avatar
6 weeks ago
Finally. macOS❤️
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nCode Avatar
6 weeks ago
RC likely to be released today?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Eorlas Avatar
6 weeks ago
does 15.1 have fix for 120hz core animation bug yet?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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