Apple release macOS Monterey 12.1 to the public under build number 21C52. So, if you have a macOS Monterey supportable device, now you can update it to the macOS Monterey. However, if you are not seen it yet, go to system preferences, then software updates and you will see it there. Along with this update, Apple also releases iOS 15.2, iPadOS 15.2, watchOS 8.3, tvOS 15.2 and HomePadOS 15.2.  With macOS Monterey 12.1 update, you will have new features, bugs fixes, and security updates.

macOS Monterey 12.1 – What’s New?

Expanded Protection for Children 

his feature will bring especially communication safety within messages or photos or searches. So, if you are a child age 13 or younger, you could use this feature. And Expanded Protection for Children feature will also be available in iOS 15.2 update. So, if you enable this feature, it will detect sensitive or unnecessary messages, and provide an alert to the parents or responsible adults.

Hide My E-mails 

If you are a subscriber of iCloud Plus, you can use this feature to hide your emails. Basically, you have to create random emails for use hide my email feature. You can use this feature by, click on the “From” of your emails, and you will find the hide my email feature.

Digital Legacy 

This feature will allow to download of data from mac users who are passed away. However, to use this feature, mac users have to add someone as a legacy contact. To find digital contact, go to Apple ID, then click on password and security. And you will find legacy contact under the password and security.


This will allow you to share things together or collaborate with each other. With this feature, users can share screens, music, tv, podcast, or videos while they are on Facetime or communicate with others.

Updated Memories 

With the macOS Monterey 12.1 update, memories in the photos are updated with a new transition style. And you can resize the photos, add music and add new transitions to your photos. Also, now you will have as additional memories, international holidays, chile focus memories, trends over time, and improved pet memories.

macOS Monterey 12.1 – Bugs and Fixes

  • Bugs of HDR youtube video crash, fixed with the macOS Monterey 12.1 update
  • The trackpad is now working smoothly and it’s no longer unresponsive when the tap.
  • Mac device now will charge properly with the USB-C or Thunderbolt.
  • The issues of the notch obscure menu extras, now no longer happen.
  • Issues of screen server appear as a black after choosing your own photos, now be fixed.

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