iOS 17.4.1 is coming very soon – here’s when you can update

You can update your iPhone again soon, because iOS 17.4.1 is reportedly coming soon. This is when you can expect iOS 17.4.1!

iOS 17.4.1 will be released soon

It’s been two weeks since iOS 17.4 was released and it looks like we won’t have to wait long for the next update. According to rumors, Apple plans to release iOS 17.4.1 at any time, which will fix major issues from iOS 17.4. Apple only releases these types of interim updates in the event of major software problems.

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

It is not (yet) known exactly which errors will be fixed with iOS 17.4.1. Typically, Apple does not reveal which bug fixes are included in interim updates. In this way, the company tries to prevent malicious parties from taking advantage of the software problems. Apple is reportedly planning to release the update soon. This is when iOS 17.4.1 is likely to arrive!

iOS 17.4 App Store feature

When will iOS 17.4.1 arrive?

According to rumors, we can install the next iOS version within a few days. The update will be released no later than the end of this week, so that the problem fixes in iOS 17.4.1 can be implemented quickly. Typically, Apple releases new updates for the iPhone on Monday or Tuesday evenings. That means you may be able to install the new software as soon as tonight.

New iOS updates usually appear on your iPhone around 7:00 PM (Dutch time). Therefore, keep a close eye on your phone tonight, because it is quite possible that iOS 17.4.1 will appear then. With interim updates it sometimes happens that they become available later in the week. In any case, we can expect the update this week, because Apple wants to solve the security and software problems on your iPhone as quickly as possible.

iOS 17.4.1

More changes in iOS 17.5

With iOS 17.4.1, Apple is not bringing any new features to your iPhone, only software problems are being fixed. For new features we will probably have to wait for iOS 17.5, the first test version of which will be released soon. Apple has already announced that major changes are coming to your iPhone with this update, because you will no longer need app stores to install apps.

Also read: These are the first (announced) alternative app stores in iOS 17.4

Instead, you can also install applications on your iPhone from the Internet. Since iOS 17.4, third-party app stores are allowed on the iPhone for the first time, but from iOS 17.5 you no longer need them at all. An important change, which we will not yet see in iOS 17.4.1. Would you like to know more about the changes in iOS 17.5? Then read all about installing apps without app stores here!

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