Apple’s latest iOS update has arrived. After a developer beta phase, iOS 15.5 is now publicly available for download on your iPhone (here’s what you need to knowon your phone). The operating system hasn’t changed too much since but it does bring some small upgrades and improvements to the apps that lay the groundwork for bigger iPhone updates in the future (perhaps in the form of ). Instead of more important new features like iOS 15.5 brings updates to Apple Cash, Photo Memories, and the Podcasts app, to name a few.
Here’s everything you need to know about the iOS 15.5 launch.
iOS 15.5 release date
Apple released iOS 15.5 on Monday, May 16, alongside iPadOS 15.5.
How to download iOS 15.5?
You can download iOS 15.5 by going to Settings > General > Software Update > Download and Install. The 15.5 update is around 630MB.
The biggest functional change in 15.5 is the inclusion of “Send” and “Request” buttons for. With these buttons in iOS 15.5, you can receive and send money directly from your Apple Cash card, saving you a few steps for these transactions.
A new feature in iOS 15.5 lets you change your podcast app settings to better manage your phone’s storage. The setting lets you limit the episodes stored on your phone and can automatically delete older episodes.
‘Sensitive places’ in Photo Memories
iOS 15.5 tweaks the Memories feature in Photos. Photos will no longer recommend memories of “sensitive places”, which Notes 9to5Mac are currently all linked to the Holocaust. Apple may expand this list of locations in the future.
iTunes Pass renamed Apple Balance
Another change includes the iTunes Pass for Wallet feature renamed Apple Balance. You will now find a separate card in Apple Wallet for Apple Balance, similar to how a credit card appears in your wallet.
There is no Apple Classical app in iOS 15.5. But MacRumors found references to a new Apple Classical app in the 15.5 beta which appears to be endgame for classical music streaming service Last year. Future iOS updates may include a standalone classical music app.
More support for SportsKit
iOS 15.5 also offers more support for SportsKit becausein its content catalog.
As you explore the changes coming to iOS 15.5, check out all the rumors we’ve heard about. We will also show you and the . We also answer the question of could happen, where we await the first look of iOS 16.