Apple Releases iOS 14.5.1 for iPhone, Includes Fix for Missing App Tracking Transparency Prompts « iOS & iPhone :: Gadget Hacks

Apple released the newest update for iPhone, iOS 14.5.1, today, Monday, May 3. The update is the first since iOS 14.5, which Apple made available one week earlier on Monday, April 26.

According to the release notes for 14.5.1, this update fixes a bug with App Tracking Transparency, where users who previously disabled “Allow Apps to Request to Track” would not receive prompts from apps after re-enabling the feature. App Tracking Transparency is one of iOS 14.5’s biggest new features, requiring apps to ask permission from users before tracking their iPhone activity across other apps and websites.

Apple released this update just past 10 a.m. PDT, the company’s standard time for software releases and developer beta updates.

Release Notes:

This update fixes an issue with App Tracking Transparency where some users who previously disabled Allow Apps to Request to Track in Settings may not receive prompts from apps after re-enabling it. This update also provides important security updates and is recommended for all users.

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How to Update to the Latest Version of iOS

To update to iOS 14.5.1, you’ll need to head to Settings -> General -> Software Update on your iPhone. Allow the page to load, then follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the new update. If you have “Automatic Updates” enabled, you can allow your iPhone to update to 14.5.1 overnight.

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