Apple is working on iOS 17.4.1 (with important bug fixes for your iPhone)

Apple has only just released iOS 17.4, but the company is already working on a new update for your iPhone. Apple changes this in iOS 17.4.1.

iOS 17.4.1 is coming

You can expect another update for your iPhone soon, because Apple is working on iOS 17.4.1. Last week, the company released iOS 17.4, bringing major changes to the iPhone. This is an interim update, so it is not expected that new features will be introduced. Instead, it fixes important security issues.

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It is unknown which bug fixes will be implemented. Apple often does not reveal this, even after the update has been released. In this way, the company tries to prevent malicious parties from taking advantage of the software problems. There is a good chance that these are important software and security issues that cannot wait for iOS 17.5. That’s why we can expect iOS 17.4.1 soon.

iOS 17.4 feature disappeared

Many new features in iOS 17.4

To resolve the software problems in iOS 17.4 as quickly as possible, Apple is now working on iOS 17.4.1. The company only releases interim updates if there are major bugs in the software. Many new features were introduced to the iPhone in iOS 17.4, which is why it was expected that an interim update would follow. Apple was forced to make important changes before March 6.

We saw these adjustments in iOS 17.4, because since the update it is finally possible to install alternative app stores. This way you can also install apps that are not in Apple’s App Store. In addition, the NFC chip has been opened to third parties and full-fledged versions of browsers are allowed. Huge changes, which were accompanied by several bugs. Apple fixes those issues in iOS 17.4.1.

iOS 17.4 update final

This is when the update will appear

According to rumors, we can expect Apple’s iOS 17.4.1 soon. Apple plans to release the update sometime this week or next week. If we look at last year, iOS 16.4.1 was released on April 7, which was two weeks after the release of iOS 16.4. There is therefore a good chance that we will be able to install iOS 17.4.1 next week, because then it will be two weeks since iOS 17.4 was released.

Also read: Please note: this iOS 17.4 feature does not work if you are traveling outside the EU

Typically, new iOS versions arrive on Monday or Tuesday. That means that Apple iOS 17.4.1 is probably on Monday March 18 or Tuesday March 19 releases. The new software version usually appears in the evening, so keep a close eye on your iPhone next week. Haven’t updated to iOS 17.4 yet? Then read here what changes Apple has made in the update!

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