Apple releases iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 updates to the public. Yes, it is finally available for all eligible phones after some beta testing that started before the holidays. This time Apple released the update to the public right after the two betas. The update doesn’t really bring much in terms of changes. Here you can find more information about the iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 updates.
The iOS 15.3 Release Candidate and iPadOS 15.3 Release Candidate were released to developers and public beta testers last week. Release candidate builds are exactly the same as the public builds, and the same is the case with iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 updates. If you’ve been waiting for iOS 15.3, you’ll eventually need to update your iPhone/iPad to the latest versions.
Along with iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3, Apple also released tvOS 15.3, macOS Monterey 12.2, macOS Big Sur 11.6.3, watchOS 8.4, and HomePod 15.3. Both iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 come with build number 19D50. It weighs around 1GB, though it may vary per device. The new update comes with new features but brings important security updates. You can check the official changelog given below.
iOS 15.3 Update Changelog
- iOS 15.3 includes bug fixes and security updates for your iPhone and is recommended for all users.
iPadOS 15.3 Update Changelog
- iPadOS 15.3 includes bug fixes and security updates for your iPad and is recommended for all users.
iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3
Both iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 are now available to all eligible devices. So if you are using a public update, you will receive iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 on your device via OTA update notification. In case you are using the iOS 15.3 Release Candidate then you will not receive the update as RC and Public build are the same. But if you want to switch to public build, you can remove the beta profile.
If you are on a stable iOS 15 and didn’t get the update, then you can manually check by going to Settings > General > Software Update. And there you can find the new update, if not then try changing Automatic updates settings.