Apple Releases Minor iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1 Updates

Apple today released minor 15.2.1 updates for iPhone and iPad users, and the software comes one month after Apple launched iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 with a slew of improvements.

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The iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1 update can be downloaded for free and the software is available on all eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. To access the new software, go to Settings > General > Software Update.

According to Apple's release notes for the update, it addresses an issue causing Messages sent through an iCloud Link not to load and it fixes bug with third-party CarPlay apps not responding to input.

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Top Rated Comments

ediks Avatar
31 months ago
nearly 1gb, doesnt seem minor to me
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DNichter Avatar
31 months ago
Weird update screen, haven't seen this before. No details or anything.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Taz Mangus Avatar
31 months ago

I recently upgraded to the iPhone 13 Pro. I’ve not yet experienced any touch issues. On my XR, iOS 15 was rather laggy at times but that went away with 15.2. In what situations are you still having touch issues?
There are 2 aspects to the touch registration issue. Sometimes when you try to select an object on the screen, the object will show highlighted and not react, requires a second touch. Touching the display to wake the screen requires a second press to wake the display. The other touch registration issue is the *no touch* touch issue. This happens when your finger is very close to the display and the display registers the touch but you have not quite touched the display. I have reported both to Apple and they are aware of the issues. When this will be fixed is anyones guess.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ghostface147 Avatar
31 months ago
My only complaint with CarPlay is that sometimes it's quick loading wirelessly, sometimes it's slow and then every once in a blue moon it just doesn't connect without a phone restart.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bwintx Avatar
31 months ago
Am reading elsewhere it includes a fix for CarPlay, which is good because that's been pretty buggy of late IMHO.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
M5RahuL Avatar
31 months ago

Yeah that is odd… I show the same
I see the details :

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Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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