Apple Released iOS 12.4.7 for Old iPhone Users

June 18, 2020

Apple released iOS 12.4.7 for all iOS 12 supported old iphone, iPad and iPod devices which were not supported for latest iOS 13. iOS 12.4.7 was released on 20th of May, 2020 and it came along with the iOS 13.5 release and as well tvOS 13.4.5 for Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD and Xcode 11.5 for macOS Catalina 10.15.2 and later releases.

iOS 12.4.7 Compatible Devices

  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPad Air (original)
  • iPad mini 2
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPod touch 6th generation

However, if you own an iPhone SE, 6s, 6s Plus, iPhone 7, 7 Plus, iPhone 8, 8 Plus, iPhone X, Xr, Xs, Xs Max, iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max that supported the latest huge update iOS 13.5.1.

What’s New in iOS 12.4.7

According to Apple release notes, iOS 12.4.7 contains important security updates with the build no 16G192. As previously patched iOS 12 versions, this iOS 12.4.7 doesn’t include many new features or performing updates. Mainly some issues trigger in the mail and Wifi was fixed.

  • The text messaging character bug has been fixed.
  • The mail daemon vulnerability has been patched.
  • Battery life, cellular data, and GPS connectivities are stable.
  • Wifi connectivity is faster and reliable.
Note: If you are running iOS 12.4.6 or below we recommend you to upgrade your iPhone/ iPad/ iPod touch that is listed above with this newest iOS 12.4.7/ iPadOS 12.4.7.

iOS 12.4.7 Jailbreak

Checkra1n Jailbreak

As Checkra1n jailbreak with Axi0mi’s Checkm8 bootrom exploit is running when the device is booting, for jailbreak iOS 12.4.7 is not in a comprehensive stage. You can achieve iOS 12.4.7 jailbreak with Checkra1n jailbreak as Checkra1n jailbreak supported all the versions from iOS 12.3 and above and A5 - A11 devices.

Unc0ver Jailbreak

Jailbreak iOS 12.4.7 is not possible with Unc0ver jailbreak. As Unc0ver latest update added compatibility for iOS 11 - iOS 13.5 (Excluding 12.3-12.3.2 and 12.4.2-12.4.7 on A7- A8 and 13.5.1). So we cannot be sure if the Unc0ver dev team will release an update for jailbreak iOS 12.4.7.

You can download Unc0ver latest update as this release added support for iOS 13 - iOS 13.5.5 beta versions too.