iOS 17.0.1 & iPadOS 17.0.1 Updates Released with Security Fixes

Sep 21, 2023 - 3 Comments

iOS 17.0.1 and iPadOS 17.0.1 updates released

Apple has released the first software update to their newest operating systems for iPhone and iPad users, versioned as iOS 17.0.1 for iPhone, and iPadOS 17.0.1 for iPad. The software update contains important security updates and is therefore recommended for all users of the iOS/iPadOS 17 operating systems to install.

Separately, Apple has released iOS 16.7 for iPhone and iPadOS 16.7 for iPad for users who are not able (or willing) to install iOS/iPadOS 17.x, along with macOS Ventura 13.6, and macOS Monterey 12.7, for Mac users. Apple Watch users will also find watchOS 10.0.1 or watchOS 9.6.3. If you’re a Mac beta tester, you’ll find the second release candidate of macOS Sonoma available.

How to Download & Install iOS 17.0.1 / iPadOS 17.0.1

Prior to starting the system software updates, be sure you backup iPhone/iPad to iCloud, Finder, or a windows PC. After that, installing the update will be familiar:

  1. Open “Settings” on iPhone or iPad
  2. Go to “General”
  3. Select “Software Update”
  4. Select to “Download and Install” for iOS 17.0.1 / iPadOS 17.0.1

iOS/iPadOS 17.0.1 updates available to download and install

As usual, installing the update requires the iPhone or iPad to restart.

You can also update your iPhone or iPad using a computer and USB cable, where updates are available in Finder on a Mac, or iTunes on a PC. Advanced users can use IPSW files from Apple to update manually as well.

iOS 17.0.1 IPSW Download Links

iPadOS 17.0.1 IPSW Download Links

iOS 17.0.1 / iPadOS 17.0.1 Release Notes

Release notes for iOS 17.0.1 and iPadOS 17.0.1 :

This update provides important bug fixes and security updates and is recommended for all users.

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

Some iPhone users are seeing an alternative set of release notes for iOS 17.0.1 that mention the (yet to be delivered) iPhone 15 series:

This update provides bug fixes and important security updates for iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro

Despite the release notes mentioning iPhone 15, the update is relevant to all other iPhone models as well.

Separately, Mac users and Apple Watch users will also find system software updates available to download and update onto their devices.


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in iPad, iPhone, News


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  1. Bob Marshall says:

    I was unable to log in to my brokerage yesterday or this morning until I did the iPad-17 security update. Since I was able to log in on my old iPhone SE (15.7.9), I knew iPad OS17 was the culprit. An update fixed the problem. I wish Apple would test these changes before they are released!

  2. notspam says:

    Warning – 17.0.1 has FU my wireless networking iPad Pro 12.9″ 2nd gen refuses to connect to my local network after update

  3. nospam says:

    Warning – 17.0.1 has FU my wireless networking iPad Pro 12.9″ 2nd gen refuses to connect to my local network after update

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