Apple Releases iOS 7.1.2 for iBeacon, Bar Code Scanners, Mail Attachments

Apple released iOS 7.1.2 on Monday, a maintenance release that fixes three specified issues: an issue with Apple's iBeacon technology, an issue with data transfer with bar code scanners, and an issue with attachments in

Apple's patch notes in full:

iOS 7.1.2

This update contains bug fixes and security updates, including:

  • Improves iBeacon connectivity and stability
  • Fixes a bug with data transfer for some 3rd party accessories, including bar code scanners
  • Corrects an issue with data protection class of Mail attachments

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:

This release hasn't yet been added to the security site linked above.

The update is a 1.44GB download through iTunes for iPhone 5s. The over-the-air update is a comparatively svelte 32.3MB on iPhone.

The OTA update for iPad Air is 28.8MB. iPad mini (non-Retina Display) was 22.4MB.