iOS 15.7.6 Features, Security Fixes, Issues & More

iOS 15.7.6 update

iOS 15.7.6 update

Apple has released iOS 15.7.6 and iPadOS 15.7.6 build number 19H349 for iPhone 6s, 7 and SE (1st gen) as well as iPad Air 2, mini (4th gen.) and iPod touch! It brings security fixes for devices that are not compatible with iOS 16!

iOS 15.7.6 Update

This release is available over-the-air in Settings -> General -> Software Update, on all iOS 15 compatible iPhones that can’t be updated to iOS 16!

Tap Download and Install, provide device passcode and be patient until the update is requested, downloaded, prepared, verified and installed!

Fact: If your iPhone runs iOS 15.x and is compatible with iOS 16, the 15.7.6 update won’t show up. Users will see iOS 16.5 instead!

iOS 15.7.6 Features

Apple most likely doesn’t include any new features in updates for older iOS generations. It only focuses on security fixes!

Nevertheless, any changes reported by users are tracked here:

  • 1. To be updated! (Contribute in the comments.)

iOS 15.7.6 Security Fixes

ios 15.7.6 security updates
There are a lot of security updates included in this release as it aims to fix the same vulnerabilities addressed in iOS 16.5!

Apple lists around 18 fixed security issues in the support document covering:

  • Accessibility, Apple Neural Engine, Core Capture, ImageIO, IOSurface, Kernel, Metal, NetworkExtension, Photos, Shell, Shortcuts, Telephony, TV App, WebKit.

iOS 15.7.6 Issues

Problems reported in this update are tracked here along with available workarounds:

  • 1. To be updated! (Contribute in the comments.)

Have you installed 15.7.6 on iPhone or iPad? Do you notice any changes or fixes not mentioned here? Share your feedback in the comments!

Related: Apple has also released macOS Big Sur 11.7.7 (20G1345) and macOS Monterey 12.6.6 (21G646) have been also seeded to the appropriate Mac and MacBook models!