When a new iOS version is released Cupertino’s signature stops signing the old versions in order to encourage users to install a much newer, stable and secure operating system edition . Therefore, Apple has just announced that it has officially stopped signing iOS 12.1.
This follows the official release of iOS 12.1.1, which took place on December 9th, and also follows the update of iOS 12.1.2, that was made in the last few days.
AppleApple releases iOS version 12.1.2 with bug fixes on iPhone with eSIM
Therefore, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners who have upgraded to iOS 12.1.1 or iOS 12.1.2 will no longer be able to upgrade to iOS 12.1 . The iOS 12.1 update was significant, bringing users the ability to perform FaceTime in a group, eSIM support for the latest iPhone, new emoji, and more.
According to the new iOS release notes, the update fixes bugs and focuses on fixing issues related to eSIM activation, as well as addressing a connectivity issue for iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max in Turkey.
In Spain, the operators Orange and Vodafone currently offer eSIM functionality to users, and Movistar is expected to follow suit.