Get Ready to Upgrade: iOS 16.5 is Here with a Host of New Enhancements


iOS 16.5 update:

  • New Features
    • Pride Celebration wallpaper for the Lock Screen
    • Sports tab in Apple News
      • Easy access to stories, scores, standings, and more for your favorite teams and leagues
      • My Sports score and schedule cards direct you to game pages for additional details
  • Bug Fixes
    • Spotlight unresponsiveness
    • Podcasts in CarPlay not loading content
    • Screen Time settings reset or syncing issues across devices
  • Other Changes
    • Siri command for starting and stopping screen recording removed from final version
    • iOS 16.5 is the final major point-release before WWDC in June
    • Apple expected to release updates to iOS 16 alongside iOS 17 throughout the summer
    • iOS 16.6 beta testing expected soon

To update your iPhone, go to Settings > General > Software Update.