Apple releases iOS 14.4.2 for all Apple devices & iOS 12.5.2 for older devices [Manual Download]

[Update: 27-03-2021]

iOS 14.4.2

In the evening Apple released a small security update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch: iOS 14.4.2 fixes - again - a Webkit problem and is recommended to all Apple users.

For me, the download size on the iPhone was given as 176.6 MB.

Changelog iOS / iPadOS 14.4.2

This update contains critical security updates and is recommended for all users.

For more information about the security aspects of Apple software updates, see:

iOS 12.5.2 for older devices

In addition to the current devices (iOS 14.4.2), Apple is also providing the somewhat older devices with a small update this time with an update to iOS 12.5.2. A Webkit vulnerability is also closed here

As always, devices from 2013 onwards that no longer receive an update to iOS 14 (iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPad touch 6th generation) will receive the new version.

Changelog iOS 12.5.2

This update contains critical security updates and is recommended for all users.

For more information about the security aspects of Apple software updates, see:

[Original: 09-03-2021]

Apple Released iOS 14.4.1 Version with Major iPhone Security Update, See What’s New in Upcoming iOS 14.5 Version

Apple has just released a security update for the iPhone, iOS 14.4.1. It fixes an issue around the WebKit implementation. All iPhones are affected. According to Forbes, the fact that iOS 14.4.1 was released unexpectedly indicates that it was “urgent”, as otherwise “Apple would have waited for iOS 14.5 to be activated”.

Among the changes, it was specified that This update corrects a vulnerability in 'WebKit', with the aim that "malicious web content does not get away with it," said the media.

In other words, the iPhone 6s and newer are the targets of an update. At the same time, Apple is releasing a patch for the iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 4, and newer. This is iPadOS 14.4.1. The goal is to fix a similar vulnerability.

The firm explains that it has provided a solution to a memory corruption problem. This vulnerability was found by Clément Lecigne of Google Threat Analysis Group and Alison Huffman of Microsoft Browser Vulnerability Research. The same vulnerability also affects the Apple Watch. It is corrected by watchOS 7.3.2.

IOS 14.4.1 Compatible Devices

In addition to iOS 14.4.1 for iPhone, iPadOS 14.4.1 was released for those who use iPad. According to the above, according to Ipadizate, these are the devices compatible with the new update :


iPhone 6s.

iPhone 6s Plus.

iPhone SE.

iPhone 7.

iPhone 7 Plus.

iPhone 8.

iPhone 8 Plus.

iPhone X.

iPhone XR.

iPhone XS.

iPhone XS Max.

iPhone 11.

iPhone 11 Pro.

iPhone 11 Pro Max.

iPhone SE 2020.


iPad Mini 4.

iPad Mini 2019.

iPad (2017).

iPad Air 2.

iPad Air 2019.

iPad Pro 9.7.

iPad Pro 12.9 (1st generation).

iPad Pro 10.5.

iPad Pro 12.9 (2nd generation).

iPad (2018).

iPad Pro 11.

iPad Pro 12.9 (3rd generation).

iPad Pro 11 (2nd generation).

12.9 ″ iPad Pro (4th generation).

iPhone, iOS 14.5 is the next big event.

In view of the "security" nature of these updates, it is strongly recommended that you install them as soon as possible. To update the iPhone, just go to this address

The next big meeting is iOS 14.5 with normally a few important improvements. For example, a new feature will allow you to unlock the iPhone using your Apple Watch. This function will be useful in view of the generalization of the wearing of the mask posing a concern with FaceID technology.

How to get the iOS 14.4.1 update?

According to Forbes, the procedure is as follows:

1. Go to 'settings' and then to 'general'.

2. Select the 'software update'.

3. Download and install.

What's new in the iOS 14.5 update

Despite these security changes in iOS 14.4.1, the most anticipated version is iOS 14.5, which is said to have many prominent options, such as face unlock with a mask or track and trace.

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