macOS 12.5 Features, Bug Fixes, Issues And Security Updates

macos 12.5 update

macOS 12.5 update

Apple has released macOS 12.5 build number 21G72 with enhancements, bug fixes and security updates. This could be the last iteration of macOS Monterey, before the grand release of macOS Ventura 16.0 which is expected this fall.

macOS 12.5 Download

Updating to macOS Monterey 12.5 is available over-the-air as straightforward as usual:
macos 12.5 download

  • Open System Preferences.
  • Click on Software Update.
  • Update Now, Agree with Apple’s terms and be patient until the new version is requested, downloaded, verified and installed on your Mac.

macOS 12.5 Features

macOS 12.5 release notes
A single enhancement is mentioned in the release notes:

  • TV app gets the functionality to restart a live sports game that’s already in-progress. Playback controls like pause, rewind and fast-forward are also available.

Other changes spotted in this release will be listed below. However, this looks like a minor update, as Apple hasn’t provided any release notes on the macOS Monterey 12.5 Developer page.

  • To be updated.

macOS 12.5 Bug Fixes

The update log also highlights an fixed issue:

  • Safari bug that was causing a tab to revert back to a previous page has been fixed.

macOS 12.5 Issues

Any new problems uncovered in this release will be mentioned here. Don’t hesitate to share them in the comments. We will try to replicate and provide workarounds.

  • To be updated.

Have you updated your Mac to macOS Monterey 12.5? What’s your feedback? Did you encounter any new problems? Use the comments section.

Related: Apple has also rolled out iOS 15.6 / iPadOS 15.6 (19G71), watchOS 8.7 (19U66), tvOS 15.6 (19M65) and HomePod 15.6.