Apple launched iOS 11.1.2 for iPhones and iPads this afternoon. It’s a minor, bug-fix replace that advantages iPhone X customers who encountered points after buying the brand new cellphone slightly below two weeks in the past.
iOS 11.1.2’s patch notes are quick and candy. The replace fixes simply two issues. The first is “an issue where the iPhone X screen becomes temporarily unresponsive to touch after a rapid temperature drop.” Last week, some iPhone X homeowners started reporting on Reddit and elsewhere that their touchscreens grew to become quickly unresponsive when going outdoors into the chilly.
Apple shared the next badertion with The Loop:
We are conscious of situations the place the iPhone X display will turn into quickly unresponsive to the touch after a fast change to a chilly atmosphere. After a number of seconds the display will turn into totally responsive once more. This will likely be addressed in an upcoming software program replace.
This is that software program replace. The replace additionally “addresses an issue that could cause distortion in Live Photos and videos captured with iPhone X.” Those are all of the modifications Apple has shared publicly for this replace. Apple has not named any important safety updates in iOS 11.1.2; the corporate’s badist web site at present says that this replace has the safety content material of 11.1.
To date, iOS 11’s updates have largely been bug fixes. iOS 11.1.1 mounted an odd and broadly mocked autocorrect bug that turned the letter “i” into unusual characters. iOS 11.1 was additionally principally fixes, however it reintroduced a deprecated contact gesture that customers wished again, added a number of new emojis, and stuck the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability on some iOS units.
Users who adopted iOS 11 have been stunned to seek out that one of many options promised when iOS 11 was introduced—Apple Pay Cash—wasn’t included within the preliminary launch. If you have been hoping for that, you may have to attend only a bit longer. Apple is at present testing that characteristic within the iOS 11.2 beta, which additionally improves wi-fi charging speeds.