has been available for a week now, Apple today released an iOS 12.4.2 update designed for those who are still running versions of iOS 12 on devices that
aren’t able to be updated to iOS 13.
Apple is making iOS 12.4.2 available for the original
Air, the iPad mini 2, the iPad mini 3, the iPhone 5, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and sixth-generation
all of which are not compatible with iOS 13.
The iOS 12.4.2 update can be downloaded on eligible devices over the air by opening up the Settings app, selecting the General section, and tapping on
It’s not clear what’s included in iOS 12.4.2, but it is likely a security update that adds important security fixes for older devices that weren’t able
to get those updates through the newer software.