iOS 15.5 Is Here: What You Should Know

Written by Nuel

Apple’s iOS 15.5 release adds new features to Apple Cash and Podcasts.

Apple’s latest iPhone software update, iOS 15.5, was released on Monday. The follow-up to iOS 15.4 brings some small changes and tweaks to apps that lay the groundwork for larger iPhone updates in the future (maybe in the form of iOS 16). Instead of bigger new features like Universal Control, iOS 15.5 offers updates to Apple Cash, Photo Memories, and the podcasts app, to name a few.

Here’s everything you need to know about the launch of iOS 15.5.


iOS 15.5 release date

Apple released iOS 15.5 on Monday, May 16, alongside iPad 15.5.

How do I download iOS 15.5?

You can download iOS 15.5 by going to Settings > General > Software Update > Download and Install. The 15.5 update is about 630 MB.

Apple Cash

The biggest functional change in 15.5 is the inclusion of “Send” and “Request” buttons for Apple Cash. With these buttons in iOS 15.5, you can receive and send money directly from your Apple Cash card, saving you a few steps for those transactions.

Podcasts app

A new feature in iOS 15.5 lets you change the settings in your podcast app to better manage your phone’s storage. The setting allows you to limit the episodes stored on your phone and can automatically delete older episodes.

‘Delicate areas’ in Photo Memories
iOS 15.5 changes the Memories capacity of Photos. Photographs will never again suggest Memories from “delicate areas,” which 9to5Mac notes are at present connected with the Holocaust. Apple can extend that rundown of areas later on.

iTunes Pass renamed Apple Balance
Another change incorporates the iTunes Pass including for Wallet being renamed Apple Balance. You’ll currently find a different card in Apple Wallet for Apple Balance, like how a Visa appears in your Wallet.

Apple Classical
There’s no Apple Classical application in iOS 15.5. Yet, MacRumors found references to another Apple Classical application in the 15.5 beta that is by all accounts the final stage for Apple’s procurement of old-style music web-based feature Primephonic last year. Future iOS updates could incorporate an independent application for traditional music.

More SportsKit support
iOS 15.5 additionally offers more help for SportsKit as Apple brings live baseball into its substance index.

While you’re investigating the progressions to iOS 15.5, look at every one of the bits of gossip we’ve caught wind of about Apple’s iOS 16. We’ll likewise tell you the best way to open your iPhone while wearing a cover and the freshest security highlights you ought to test. We likewise answer the topic of when WWDC, Apple’s designer’s gathering could occur, where we anticipate the principal look of iOS 16.

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