Apple launched its iOS 17.1.1 replace on Wednesday (Nov. 8) with a few fixes that goal at tackling some annoying bugs customers have been discovering in iOS 17.1.
The replace, which is out there now by an over-the-air patch, doesn’t embody any new options. As a substitute, Apple stated that its replace addresses a glitch that didn’t enable for the Climate Lock Display screen widget to correctly show its snow icon.
An excellent greater gripe for BMW customers, particularly, the replace additionally patches a bug that noticed a number of the iPhone’s NFC options, like Apple Pay, break after BMW homeowners wirelessly charged the handset of their automobiles.
Apple’s replace, which can also be out there to iPad homeowners in iPadOS 17.1.1, comes every week after iOS 17.1 customers took to Reddit, MacRumors, and different on-line boards the place they complained concerning the BMW glitch. In some circumstances, customers stated charging their iPhones on their BMW’s wi-fi charging pad rendered their digital key inoperable. BMW homeowners have the choice to make use of a digital key of their iPhone Pockets as an alternative of a bodily key to function their automobiles. If that breaks they usually don’t have a bodily key on them, they will’t transfer their vehicles.
That stated, many of the issues gave the impression to be particular to iPhone 15 lineup customers. These utilizing the iPhone 14 or different fashions didn’t seem to have the identical downside.
Whereas the iOS 17.1.1 replace was decidedly small and focused, Apple’s subsequent anticipated launch gained’t be.
Apple’s iOS 17.2 is at present in beta kind and is reportedly slated for launch quickly. Along with bug fixes, together with a patch that can as soon as once more enable Android customers to hook up with an iPhone hotspot, the replace guarantees the launch of Apple’s Journal app, which can act a diary of kinds for customers to share their emotions and experiences to enhance their psychological well being. Apple can also be promising enhancements to the Motion button, together with a safety replace to Messages that can confirm that the particular person with whom a person is interacting is actually that particular person.
Apple Music, in the meantime, will get a brand new automated favorites playlist primarily based on songs customers have marked as their favorites, together with the power to create collaborative playlists with others.
Apple hasn’t introduced when iOS 17.2 shall be out there, however primarily based on previous launch schedules, all indicators level to a November launch date.
Within the meantime, particularly if you happen to’re a BMW proprietor or anticipating snow anytime quickly, obtain iOS 17.1.1 now.