Apple has released a firmware update to the MagSafe Duo, the first of its kind for the charging accessory.
Although Apple frequently releases firmware updates for most of its hardware, it can sometimes go for long periods without an update. For the MagSafe Duo, it has now had its first since its launch in 2020.
It’s unclear exactly what the firmware update does, as Apple hasn’t released any patch notes, but such firmware typically involves performance and security improvements, as well as expanded compatibility with other devices. other devices.
The firmware update, marked with MacRumors brings the software to version 10M3063, although it appears in the Settings app as version 256.1067.0 instead of its previous number, 188.8.131.52.
Apple’s last charger update dates back to October 2022, when it released firmware for the MagSafe charger. Like the MagSafe Duo, it was released without any patch notes.
There is no direct way to force the firmware to update on the charger, but it will do so automatically when the charger is in use and connected to power. Users will not be notified of any firmware changes in this instance.
How to Check MagSafe Duo Software Version
- Attach the iPhone to the MagSafe Duo
- Open the Settings app
- Tap “General”
- Tap “About”
- Scroll down, under “Carrier Lock”, tethered accessories menu will appear as “Apple MagSafe Charger”, tap on it
- Show firmware version listed