Apple, in its consistent efforts to enhance user experience, has swiftly released updates for its operating systems, iOS 17.0.1 and iPadOS 17.0.1. These come hot on the heels of the iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 launch from just a few days ago. This upgrade, labeled under build 21A340, is accessible to eligible iPhones and iPads. Users can seamlessly download and install the update via the over-the-air method by navigating to Settings > General > Software Update.
For users of the latest iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro, a distinct iOS 17.0.2 update, encapsulated under build 21A350, will soon be up for grabs.
Diving into the specifics of this release, Apple’s notes shed light on the primary purpose of these updates: to mend bugs and fortify security across all qualifying devices. Furthermore, Apple’s security documentation reveals that this update is pivotal in plugging several security loopholes that were potentially exploited in versions prior to iOS 16.7.
Moreover, for those who might still be using the older software or facing challenges in upgrading, Apple has got them covered. An iOS 16.7 update, tagged under build 20H19, has also been rolled out.