Apple may release iOS 16.5 next week with minor changes

San Francisco: Apple will reportedly release iOS 16.5 to the public next week with some minor changes.

According to a protected Twitter account that has shared build numbers for multiple iOS updates up to a week before release, the upcoming iOS 16.5 Release Candidate for Developers will have build number 20F65, reports MacRumors.

Since late March, iOS 16.5 has been undergoing beta testing and appears to be a relatively minor software update. This release is expected to precede the announcement of iOS 17 at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June.

The report states that currently, only two important updates and features have been unveiled for the iPhone.

The first one is the Sports tab, which has been added to the Apple News app, allowing users to access news, scores and schedules for their favorite teams and leagues.

The second update enables users to start a screen recording using Siri, allowing them to simply say “Hey Siri, start a screen recording” to record a video of their iPhone’s screen and have Siri do as desired. But asks to stop recording, as mentioned in the report.

Meanwhile, Apple has released its first batch of publicly available “Rapid Security” patches, which are specifically designed to patch security vulnerabilities that are currently being actively exploited or have been discovered by customers. poses a significant risk to the security and privacy of

According to Apple, ‘Rapid Security Response’ provides important security fixes between software updates.