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Apple rolls out iOS 15.7 for security fixes

iOS 15 logo

Most of the focus lately has been on iOS 16, Apple's latest iPhone operating system. Apple has also provided an important security update to iOS 15. This means that Apple has released two updates side-by-side, iOS 15.7 and iOS 16. iPhone owners can elect to install the iOS 15.7 patch or do a full upgrade to iOS 16.

How to view saved Wi-Fi passwords on iPhone

Wi-Fi on iPhone

Over time the iPhone connects to many Wi-Fi networks, which are stored for future use. After all, this is how the iPhone can reconnect to a known hotspot automatically. iPhone owners can stop this by switching off auto-join, or forgetting a network altogether. There is also a way to see the list of stored Wi-Fi hotspots in iOS, delete networks from the list, and even view their passwords.

How to download free apps without a password on iPhone

iOS App Store

The App Store on iPhone has multiple safeguards to make sure that apps aren't purchased by mistake or by an unauthorized person. These features are great to prevent fraud when paid apps or in-app purchases are involved. But when it comes to downloading free apps, does iOS asking for authentication just cause unnecessary hassle?

When installing free apps, it's possible to reduce inconvenience by skipping the Apple ID password altogether. Follow these instructions to download free apps without entering a password or using Face ID or Touch ID:

iOS 15.5 released with over 30 security fixes

iOS 15.5

The day to update your iPhone is today. iOS 15.5 has dropped with over 30 security patches alongside the usual feature enhancements and bug fixes. With WWDC and iOS 16 beta coming soon, this may be the last version of iOS 15 to launch ahead of the annual event. For anyone running behind on updating their iPhone, now would be a great time to shore up security by installing iOS 15.5. As always, Apple provides the latest operating system to compatible devices at no extra cost.

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