Apple announces launch for iPhone Of iOS 17.1 and related versions for iPad, Mac, Apple TV, Apple Watch e HomePod. Expected in the next few hours, the updates bring a series of new features and improvements. While waiting for the update, let’s see what iOS 17.1 has in store for us.
Apple brings the iOS 17.1 update to iPhone
Typically, Apple releases its software updates around 7:00 pm Italian time. To check for iOS 17.1 availability, users can go to the Settings app and select the “Software update”. The update, as Tech EveryEye reports, should weigh around 6 gigabytes.
Contrary to early speculation, iOS 17.1 will not feature the “Journal” app, which had been widely discussed. However, this update still brings a series of new features, being the first significant update for the new operating system. For example, in France, iOS 17.1 will address the radiation level issue associated with iPhone 12s. Additionally, it is expected to address the “burn-in” su iPhone 15.
One of the most anticipated new features is the option to complete large file transfers made via AirDrop even over the Internet, once started. Additionally, Apple Music users will now be able to add a song to favorites directly from the lock screen.
iOS 17.1 will also include new options for StandBy and Screen Time modes, which should fix various issues and improve overall functioning across all devices. It will fix some reported bugs in the Messages app.
As for Apple Watch, this update will introduce support for “NameDrop” and the possibility of performing a “Double Tap” on compatible models.