Apple releases updates for iOS 10.3.3, MacOS Sierra 10.12.6, and WatchOS 3.2.3


Apple releases updates for iOS 10, MacOS Sierra, and WatchOS 3 on Wednesday.

Apple releases updates

Apple released some major updates on Wednesday for iOS 10, macOS Sierra, and watchOS 3. But, before you install any OS update, back up your device in case you have problems with the update and need to revert.

iOS 10.3.3

You can install the iOS 10.3.3 update directly on your iPhone or iPad. The update is of nearly 84 MB, and Apple said that the update is bug-free and have security improvements. Your iOS device will need to restart. Follow these simple steps to do the installation:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap General > Software Update.
  3. Tap Download and Install to install the update.

Apple provides the information regarding the security content for iOS 10.3.3. The security content includes a fix for the Broadpwn vulnerability.

You can also install the update by connecting your iOS device to your Mac and running iTunes.

MacOS Sierra 10.12.6

The macOS Sierra 10.12.6 update is of 819MB which enhances the security, stability, and compatibility of your Mac, according to Apple. Apple’s support document also says that the update has the following updates:

  • Resolves an issue that prevents making certain SMB connections from the Finder.
  • Fixes an issue that causes Xsan clients to unexpectedly restart when moving a file within a relation point on a Quantum StorNext File System.
  • Improves the stability of Terminal app.

Your Mac will need to restart to install the update. To install the update on your Mac you have to follow this simple steps:

  1. Launch the App Store app.
  2. Click Updates at the top of the app window.
  3. The App Store app should automatically refresh the Updates list. If not, press Command-R or click Store > Reload Page.

WatchOS 3.2.3

The watchOS 3.2.3 update is of 26.1MB has improvements and fixes the bugs. In order to install the update, your iOS device needs to have a Wi-Fi internet connection, a battery charge of at least 50 percent, and your watch needs to be connected to a charger. Here’s how to install the update:

  1. Tap on the Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap General > Software Update.
  3. Tap Download and Install when you’re ready to run the installation. Your Apple watch will need to restart.


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