Apple Updates Today:

Finally its here iOS 16.2/iPadOS 16.2. Check out the new features.

Also Released today:

  • iOS 16.2 (20C65) - December 13, 2022
  • iPadOS 16.2 (20C65) - December 13, 2022
  • macOS 13.1 (22C65) - December 13, 2022
  • watchOS 9.2 (20S361) - December 13, 2022
  • tvOS 16.2 (20K362) - December 13, 2022
  • iOS 15.7.2 (19H218) - December 13, 2022
  • iPadOS 15.7.2 (19H218) - December 13, 2022

Not all of my devices are updatable, but several are…

no problems with Watch, 2020 iMac, iPhone 13 and two iPad Pros.


Thanks for the heads up…doc

Usually I update right away, but the rounder the release number the less trustful I am. I think I’ll wait for a release that adds another point, like iOS 16.2.1 this time.

One more I missed in the above:

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You might want to rethink that. If you look a bit you will see this one’s real reason for existing is to plug a Zero day problem that was actively being used by some Eastern European bad folks. That is the stated reason for Apply stopping signing on 16.1 and 16.1.1 even before 16.2 was available.


Thanks, GW. After reading your post I found a pretty good article on this update. It goes into this being a smooth one, and rather far down goes into the security factors. I will be upgrading momentarily.

iOS 16.2 Security

Apple’s iOS 16.2 security page reveals that this monster update contains a head-turning 35 security patches, with nine delivering fixes for WebKit (the Safari browser engine) alone.

Accounts, graphics drivers, the iTunes Store, Apple Photos, printing and even the Weather app are other areas where iOS 16.2 clamps down on potential security exploits.


This popped out to us, as DW has been dealing with afib recently, controlled by meds, but…

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