Apple has released a critical software patch to fix a vulnerability that researchers say could allow hackers to directly infect iPhones and other Apple devices without the owner’s involvement.
How to update your Apple devices.
iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
The latest version of iOS and iPadOS is 14.8. The update is available for iPhone 6s and newer, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and newer, iPad 5th generation and newer, iPad mini 4 and newer, and iPod touch (7th generation).
How to update the devices wirelessly
If a message says there is an update available, tap Install to update now. Or tap Later and choose Install Tonight or Remind Me Later. If you tap Install Tonight, just plug your device into an electrical outlet at night. Your device will automatically update overnight.
You can also follow these steps:
– Connect your device to the mains and establish a WLAN connection to the Internet.
– Go to Settings General, then …