iOS 12 Users Can No Longer Downgrade To iOS 11
iOS 12 has been released for several weeks now and if for whatever reason you’re thinking that maybe you would be better off using iOS 11, you might be disappointed to learn that will no longer be possible. This is because Apple has stopped signing copies of iOS 11.4.1 which was the latest version of iOS before iOS 12.
iOS 11 Adoption Rate Has Hit 85%
The release of iOS 12 is just around the corner. Based on past releases, it is more than likely that Apple will be making the update available to the phone shortly after the launch of their new iPhones, which at the moment appears to be set for the 12th of September. That being said, how does its predecessor, iOS 11, fare at this point in time?
Following iOS 11.4 Update, iPhone Users Are Claiming Rapid Battery Drain
Updates are usually seen as good things as they are expected to bring about improvements and new features. However sometimes they can go wrong and end up causing more trouble. Now it has been a couple of weeks since Apple released iOS 11.4 but it seems that iPhone users are claiming that the update has resulted in their iPhones draining battery rapidly.
iOS 11.4 Now Available With Messages In iCloud, AirPlay 2 Support
We have been hearing that Apple has been working on its latest update to iOS for a while now, which will bump it up from version iOS 11.3 to iOS 11.4. For those who have been following the update, you’ll be pleased to learn that you can now get your hands on the update as it is now live and available for download.
iOS 11.4 Disables Lightning Connector After 7 Days
iPhones are a popular item to steal, but over the years Apple has made it increasingly difficult for thieves to resell stolen iPhones by introducing features that lock the devices and render them worthless. Of course this doesn’t mean that iPhones are no longer stolen, and because of that Apple’s work is far from done.
Apple To Address iPhone 7, 7 Plus Microphone Issues
It seems that following the iOS 11.3 update, some iPhone 7 and 7 Plus owners are reporting issues with their microphones. According to the reports, some users are claiming that they can’ be heard during phone calls or FaceTime video calls. The good news is that Apple is aware of the problem and plan to address it.
iOS 11.3.1 Released With Fix For Third-Party Display Repairs
Earlier this month it was reported that following the update to iOS 11.3, some iPhone users were discovering that their iPhone displays were failing to respond to touch input. It was later speculated that Apple might have been indirectly behind this where this was an attempt to discourage users from going to non-authorized third-party repair stores.
iOS 11’s ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ Feature Has A Positive Impact
One of the features of iOS 11 is the “Do not disturb while driving” function, where when the phone detects that you are in the car and driving, it will basically block notifications from messages and calls so as to reduce the amount of distractions. However the question is are users taking advantage of it?
iOS 11.3 Update Is Also Affecting Genuine Apple Display Replacements
The other day it was reported that due to an update to iOS 11.3, iPhone users found to have repaired their iPhone displays at third-party repair stores had their touchscreens disabled. Presumably this was due to the use of unofficial components, but as it turns out it seems that this affects genuine replacement parts as well.
T-Mobile iPhones Prioritizing Cellular over WiFi Calls After iOS 11.3
Updates to software are usually done for the better, but sometimes it results in changes that are less than ideal. This is what seems to be the case right now for T-Mobile iPhone users who are discovering that after the update to iOS 11.3, their phones are starting to prioritize cellular calls over WiFi calling.
iOS 11.3 Is Bricking iPhone 8s With Third-Party Screen Repairs
A couple of years ago some of you guys might recall an incident with the iPhone in which following an update to the phone, handsets that underwent unofficial repairs ended up getting bricked in the infamous “error 53” debacle. You would think that Apple would have learnt something from the backlash that followed, but apparently not.
Apple Releases iOS 11.3 For All Compatible Devices
The other day it was reported that iOS 11.3 was released, except that it seemed like the release was only for Apple’s latest iPad which was unveiled at the company’s recent education event. However we’re sure many other iOS users were wondering where their update was? The good news is that it’s here.
iOS 11.3 Released For Apple’s New iPad
It’s safe to say that users who aren’t a fan of Apple throttling their iPhones are probably looking forward to the iOS 11.3 update which is supposed to allow users to disable the throttling. However when exactly the update will be released is anyone’s guess, although there is a chance that it could be soon.
iOS 11.3 Will Reportedly Be Released Next Week
Apple has been working on the iOS 11.3 update which we know due to the various beta releases that have been made so far. However when the update will be released is anyone’s guess. However it seems that audio accessory maker Shure has suggested that the update could be released as early as next week.
AirPlay 2 Removed From Latest iOS 11.3 Beta
One of the features of the HomePod is its ability to daisy chain with another HomePod, resulting in a stereo set of speakers. However this functionality has yet to be included as it is basically waiting on AirPlay 2 to be ready in order for this to work. It was expected that AirPlay 2 would arrive in iOS 11.3, but it doesn’t seem to be the case anymore.
iOS 11.2.6 Released With Fix For iPhone Crashing Character Bug
Recently it was discovered that a single character from the Telugu language when sent in iOS can cause the iPhone to crash. Now some had assumed that the fix for this problem would arrive in iOS 11.3, but Apple reassured users that it would arrive much sooner, and sure enough it has.
New iPhone Apps Required To Support The iPhone X’s Display
When the iPhone 5 was first released, it took a while before apps were updated to fit its larger display, and the same was the case with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, so as you can imagine, this is a similar situation the iPhone X is facing at the moment. Unsurprisingly Apple wants to change that with an updated policy.
Apple Promises To Fix Latest iPhone Crash Bug Before iOS 11.3
We picked up on a report earlier today about a new bug in iOS 11.2 that’s making iPhones crash and even disabling access to apps like iMessages and WhatsApp. Bugs have been causing a lot of headaches recently for iOS device users and the latest one just makes matters worse. The good thing is that Apple has promised to release a fix for the latest iPhone crash bug before iOS […]
New iOS Bug Crashes iPhones And Disables Access To Apps
If you thought that Apple’s software troubles with iOS were finished after some bugs were squashed recently, think again. A new iOS bug has been discovered which not only crashes iPhones but also disables access to the native Messages app as well as third-party messaging apps like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. It even disables access to apps like Gmail and Outlook for iOS.
Benchmarks Prove iOS 11.3 Will Restore Performance On Older iPhones
According to Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, he promised that a future iOS update would allow users to disable the throttling of their phones and restore it back to its former performance levels. For those wondering if these claims are true, iHelpBR’s Filipe Esposito ran some benchmarks which proved to be accurate.