Apple has released iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2 software updates for iPhones and iPads that are not supported by iOS 17. If you have an older model of iPhone or iPad, then you can now head over to the Software Update section of your iOS device in order to download this release.
In addition to iOS 16.7.2, Apple has also released iOS 15.8 and iPadOS 15.8 for iPhone and iPad models that were not supported by iOS 16.
iOS 16.7.2 is a minor update that mostly focuses on bug fixes and improvements. Apple has been beta testing iOS 16.7.2 with developers and it has released the update to the public after a comprehensive beta testing process.
Similar to iOS 16.7.2, the iOS 15.8 update is also of a minor nature and only brings bug fixes and crucial security fixes to its devices.
The build number for iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2 is 20H115, which is the same as that of the iOS 16.7.2 release candidate. The build number for iOS 15.8 is 19H370.
iOS 16.7.2, iPadOS 16.7.2, iOS 15.8, and iPadOS 15.8 are all available for download over the air. You can now head over to the Software Update section of your iOS device in order to download and install the update.
If you wish to download iOS 16.7.2 IPSW or perhaps need to download iOS 15.8 IPSW on your computer and use iTunes or Finder to update or restore your device, then you can also use the direct IPSW download links for iOS 16.7.2 and iOS 15.8 below.
Download iOS 16.7.2 IPSW for iPhone
You can download iOS 16.7.2 IPSW for iPhone from the links below and use iTunes or Finder to update your device.
Download iOS 16.7.2 IPSW for iPad
iOS 16.7.2 IPSW download links are given below. Click on your device’s model to download the update on your computer and then use iTunes or Finder to update or restore it.
- 9.7-in. iPad Pro (1st generation)
- 12.9-in. iPad Pro (1st generation)
- iPad (6th generation)
- iPad (5th generation)