How to update to MacOS Monterey 12.3.1?

Two bug fixes are included in the MacOS Monterey 12.3.1 update for all Mac devices. To begin, the update resolves the issue with USB-C or Thunderbolt external displays failing to turn on when connected to a Mac Mini (2018) as a secondary display. The second bug fix in macOS Monterey addresses a problem in which Bluetooth devices, such as game controllers, were disconnecting from users’ Macs after listening to audio through Beats headphones. Continue reading to learn how to update to the latest macOS Monterey 12.3.1.

Furthermore, macOS Monterey 12.3.1 addresses two security concerns. The first is designated as CVE-2022-22675, while the second is designated as CVE-2022-22674. On Apple’s support website, the first issue is described as “an application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges,” while the second issue is described as “an application may be able to read kernel privileged.” Nonetheless, the steps for updating to the most recent macOS Monterey are provided below.

Let’s find out how you can update your Mac device to the latest MacOS version.

How to update your Mac device to MacOS Monterey 12.3.1?

Mac update procedures are as straightforward as other Apple devices. Just follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Turn on your Mac device and go to System Preferences.
  • Click on Software Update and then click on the Download button.
  • The latest MacOS Monterey 12.3.1 will start downloading.
  • After the download gets completed, click on Install.
  • Within a few minutes, your Mac device will be updated to the latest version.

Both iOS and MacOS are getting updates

Along with iOS 15.4.1, Apple released macOS Monterey 12.3.1. According to the release notes for iOS 15.4.1, it fixes the iPhone battery drain bug that users reported last week.

Furthermore, the update includes a critical security fix known as AppleAVD, which affected iPhone 6s and later and may have allowed an app to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

The release notes for iOS 15.4.1 include three bug fixes for iPhone users. To begin, Apple has addressed the power drain issue that consumers were experiencing after upgrading to iOS 15.4. Second, the company has resolved a problem whereby Braille devices become unresponsive while navigating tests or flashing an alarm. Aside from that, the update resolves an issue where some third-party apps may cause Made for iPhone hearing devices to lose connectivity.


Have you already updated your Mac device? If not, go ahead and try out the new MacOS version. However, if you are facing any issue while updating your Mac, let us know in the comment section below.