Apple today pushed the iOS 15.5 RC update (build number: 19F77) to iPhone users, 65 days after the last release. So in this post, I will guide you on How to update iOS 15.5 RC with Windows for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch? That said, Apple could Candidate release the official iOS/iPadOS 15.5 update sometime next week at the earliest.
Compared with the previous iOS 15 version, iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 are minor updates with limited update content, but iOS 15.5 RC is more power-efficient and smoother. It is recommended for those who are in the beta version to upgrade.
Update iOS 15.5 RC supported iPhone devices: iPhone SE (3rd generation), iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 11, iPhone XR, iPhone 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, XS, XS Max, iPhone SE (2nd generation), iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE 2020 (1st generation), iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPod touch 7 get latest iOS 15.5 RC iPSW Firmware updates.
Update iPadOS 15.5 RC supported iPad devices: iPad Air 5, iPad mini 6, iPad 9, iPad Pro 5 (12.9-inch), iPad Pro 3 (11-inch), iPad Air 4, iPad 8, iPad Pro 3 & 4 (12.9-inch), iPad Pro 1 & 2 (11-inch), iPad Pro 2 (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (10.5-inch), iPad 5, iPad 6, iPad Air 3, iPad mini 5, iPad 7, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, iPad Pro 9.7-inch, iPad Pro 12.9-inch get latest iOS 15.5 RC iPSW Firmware updates.
What’s new in iOS 15.5 Release Candidate
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Following the launch of iOS 15.4 in March, Apple is currently working on the upcoming version of iOS 15. The company recently released the iOS 15.5 Release Candidate (RC) for registered developers worldwide. iOS 15.5 may be the last major update to iOS 15 – as the company has announced WWDC22. As a result, Apple is likely to shift its focus to iOS 16 at this stage. IOS 15.4 has introduced many new add-ons, including new emoji, Face ID support when hidden, and much more. Naturally, iOS 15.5 is less rich as this version may fix the remaining bugs and make final changes. Here is everything new in iOS 15.5 beta.
We have not been able to identify any significant changes in the update iOS 15.5 RC so far. We will review this article if we find any features that are visible in this property. In the meantime, you can check out Apple’s updated iOS 15.5 RC official Release Notes – where the company has highlighted some of the known bugs and fixes. Considering the stable release maybe next week, however, we do not expect to see any major additions to this test point.
Warning: Before upgrading, please pay attention to the following points:
Step 1. Please make a “Backup of important data” before flashing, or check “retain user data to flash” to prevent loss of important data;
Step 2. Please make sure that the mobile device has not activated the activation lock, or knows the ID lock account number and password, otherwise, the device may not be activated after flashing;
Step 3. After the device is updating the iOS 15.5 RC version, it will no longer be able to downgrade to the firmware version of “Apple has closed the verification”. Even if SHSH was backed up with Aisi Assistant before, it cannot be downgraded. At present, the official version of iOS 15.4 has closed verification, the minimum Only downgrade to the official version of iOS 15.4.1.
Step 4. After the device is updated iOS 15.5 RC version, if you want to downgrade to another version of “Apple has not turned off the verification”, it is not recommended to check the “retain user data to refresh the machine”. After classifying and backing up the data, Aisi Assistant will perform a news flash, and then classify and restore the data after success;
The iOS 15.5RC version supports these device upgrades:
iPhone: iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro/Pro Max, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone SE 2, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro/Pro Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone SE;
iPad: iPad Pro 1/2/3 (12.9), iPad Pro (11), iPad Pro (10.5), iPad Pro (9.7), iPad Air 2/3, iPad 5/6/7, iPad mini 4/5;
iPod Touch: iPod Touch 7
Update iOS 15.5 RC with 3uTools and Aisi Assistant
Step 1. the First download and install the latest version of Aisi Assistant, 3uTools and connect the mobile device to the computer with a data cable; click “Brush and Jailbreak” above to enter the “One-click update iOS 15.5 RC Flash” interface, and the firmware will be automatically matched if the connection is successful;
Step 2. Select the iOS version you want to flash in the flashable version, click “Flash Immediately“, then Aisi Assistant will automatically update iOS 15.5 RC download the firmware, and flash or update iOS 15.5 RC the device for you;
If you have downloaded the firmware, you can click “Import“, and then click “Flash now“; if you don’t want the device data to be cleared, please check the “Retain user data to flash” option.
Step 3. Next, the flashing will be carried out automatically, keep the data cable connected during the process, and wait for the flashing to be completed. After the flashing is completed, the mobile device will automatically turn on;
Step 4. After the mobile device is turned on, click “Professional Flash – Automatic Activation” to activate it. You can also activate it manually on the device. If it is to save the data, you do not need to activate it.
Mobile devices with activation lock need to enter Apple ID to activate, and if it is to activate the iPhone, the device needs to insert a SIM card.
Update iOS 15.5 RC with iTunes
If you have downloaded iTunes from the Microsoft Store, iTunes versions from the Microsoft Store automatically update when new versions are released.
You can also check out updates on the Microsoft Store.
- If you latest download iTunes.
- Open iTunes.
- In the menu bar at the top of the iTunes window, select Help> Check for Updates.
- Follow the instructions to install the latest version.
- If Checking Updates is not an option in the help menu, you have downloaded iTunes from the Microsoft store.
Update iOS 15.5 RC on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch (Official)
Learn how to update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the latest version of iOS or iPadOS. You can update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the latest version of iOS or iPadOS wirelessly.
If you are using iOS or iPadOS 14.5 or later, you may see an option to choose between the two versions of the software update. You can upgrade to the latest version of iOS or iPadOS 15 as soon as it is released, or continue to use iOS or iPadOS 14 while still receiving important security updates for some time.
If you can’t see the update on your device, use your computer to update your device manually. Learn how to update your device personally if you are using a Mac with macOS Catalina or later, or if you are using a Mac with macOS Mojave or earlier or a Windows PC.
Update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch wirelessly
- Back up your device using Cloud or your computer.
- Connect your device to power and connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi.
- Go to Settings> General, and then press Software Update.
- When you see two software update options available, select the one you want to install.
- Tap Apply Now. If instead you see Download and Install, tap it to download the update, enter your passcode, and press Enter Now. If you do not know your passcode, learn what to do.
You may see that your device is up-to-date and that there are upgrades available. For example, even if your device is up to date with the latest version of update iOS 15 RC, there may be an option to upgrade to iOS 15. You may want to update iOS 15.5 RC if you pair the app with an iPhone.