Apple launches iOS, iPadOS 14.4.2 with Webkit security patch

San Francisco: Apple has started rolling out iOS 14.4.2, iPadOS 14.4.2, and the company has advised users to upgrade as soon as possible.

The Apple Security Support page provides a bit more detail, explaining that this is a Webkit fix.

The new update is only available three weeks after the release of iOS / iPadOS 14.4.1 and more than a month after the iOS / iPadOS 14.4 updates.

IOS and iPadOS 14.4.2 updates can be downloaded for free and the software is available on all eligible devices live in the Settings app. To access the new software, go to Settings> General> Software update.

In addition, the Cupertino-based tech giant has also started rolling out the watchOS 7.3.3 update.

All four software updates (iOS 14.4.2, iPadOs 14.4.2, iOS 12.5.2, and watchOS 7.3.3) should already be available to all users of supported devices starting now.

Recently, Apple revealed that the installation of iOS 14 has increased to 86% of iPhones launched in the past four years.

Posted to Apple’s developer webpage, the data shows that in total 80% of all devices are using iOS 14, 12% still using iOS 13, and the remaining 8% still running iOS 12 or earlier. For iPad, 70% of all devices use iPadOS 14.

Almost 12% of all active iPhones are still using iOS 13 and 2% are using even older iOS versions (as of February 24).

Almost 14% of all active iPads still use iPadOS 13, while 16% stay on an even older software version.

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