The latest iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 updates are now available

You can now download and install the final iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 updates for iPhone and iPad. Let’s find out what’s new and how to upgrade.

Apple releases iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 with a handful of improvements and new features for iPhone and iPad users

Although we have already covered in detail what’s new in iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2. But, if you are looking for the official changelog, check it out below:

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Apple Music voice plan

  • Apple Music Voice Plan is a new subscription tier that gives you access to all Apple Music songs, playlists and stations using Siri
  • Just ask Siri to suggest music based on your listening history and what you like or dislike
  • Play it Again lets you access a list of your recently played music

Private life

  • The App Privacy Report in Settings lets you see how often apps have accessed your location, photos, camera, microphone, contacts and more in the last seven days, as well as their activity on the network


  • Communications safety setting lets parents turn on warnings for children when they receive or send photos containing nudity
  • Safety warnings contain helpful resources for children when they receive photos containing nudity

Siri and Search

  • Extensive guidance in Siri, Spotlight and Safari Search to help kids and parents stay safe online and get help in dangerous situations

Apple ID

  • Digital Legacy lets you designate people as Legacy Contacts so they can access your iCloud account and personal information in the event of your death.


  • Macro photo control to switch to ultra wide lens to capture macro photos and videos can be enabled in iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max settings

tv app

  • The Store tab lets you browse, buy, and rent movies and TV shows in one place


  • Improved city map in Apple Maps with road details like turn lanes, medians, bike lanes and crosswalks for supported cities

This version also includes the following enhancements for your iPhone:

  • Hide My Email is available in the Mail app for iCloud+ subscribers to create unique and random email addresses
  • Find My can locate iPhone for up to five hours when in power reserve
  • Stocks allow you to view a ticker’s currency and see year-to-date performance when viewing charts
  • Reminders and Notes now allow you to delete or rename tags

This release also includes bug fixes for your iPhone:

  • Siri may become unresponsive when VoiceOver is running and iPhone is locked
  • ProRAW photos may appear overexposed when viewed in third-party photo editing apps
  • HomeKit scenes that include a garage door may not work from CarPlay when your iPhone is locked
  • CarPlay may not update now playing information for some apps
  • Video streaming apps may not load content on iPhone 13 models
  • Calendar events may appear on the wrong day for Microsoft Exchange users

Some features may not be available in all regions or on all Apple devices. For more information about the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

With that completely out of the way, let’s turn the attention to downloading the update itself.

As always, you can download and install the update wirelessly by going to Settings > General > Software Update then pressing Download and install. Your iPhone or iPad may ask you to plug your device into power, so do it.

If you are looking to install the update cleanly, you have this option available to you. Grab the IPSW file from the links below and follow the clean install tutorial posted here:

Download iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 IPSW Files

You will need the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 IPSW files for a clean install of the update on your devices. You can find them below:

  • iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13
  • iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS
  • iPhone 11, iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8, iPhone 7
  • iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone SE 2 2020
  • iPhoneSE
  • iphone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPod touch seventh generation
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (5th Gen, 4th Gen, 3rd Gen, 2nd Gen, 1st Gen)
  • 11-inch iPad Pro (3rd Gen, 2nd Gen, 1st Gen)
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • iPad (5th Gen, 6th Gen, 7th Gen, 8th Gen, 9th Gen)
  • iPad Air (2nd Gen, 3rd Gen, 4th Gen)
  • iPad mini (4th gen, 5th gen, 6th gen)

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