Apple iOS 15.7.2/12.5.6 authentication channel closed

IT House reported on February 1 that in addition to closing the iOS 16.2 verification channel, Apple also closed the iOS 15.7.2 and iOS 12.5.6 verification channels.After the user upgrades to the latest system, it will not support downgrading, flashing, etc..

iOS 16.2 includes several new features, including the Infinity Notes app, Apple Music’s singing karaoke feature, Satellite Emergency SOS, and other elements related to the lock screen, Game Center, and Home apps. This update also fixes various bugs.

The official version of iOS 16.3 was released in January of this year, introducing iCloud Advanced Data Protection, Apple ID Security Keys, and other enhancements, bug fixes, and security updates for the iPhone.

The next release will be iOS 16.4. Apple has not yet made a beta available to developers or public testers, but it is expected to be soon.

Meanwhile, Apple has stopped iOS 15.7.2 verification. iOS 15.7.2 was released last December to fix security flaws. Since then came iOS 15.7.3 which was released in January of this year.

IT Home learned that Apple iOS 12.5.6 was released in August last year, which fixed the security vulnerability. Apple released iOS 12.5.7 in January, a version that can only be installed on older iPhones and iPads.