iOS 17.0.2 & iPadOS 17.0.2 Released with Bug Fix for Data Transfer Issue
iOS 17.0.2 and iPadOS 17.0.2 have been released for iPhone and iPad, respectively. The updates include a bug fix to address an issue where data migration between devices can fail, causing the devices to brick and require a restore.
If you plan on purchasing any new iPhone or iPad in the near future and using the migration assistant to easily transfer your data between devices, like moving to an iPhone 15 Pro for example, it’s a good idea to download and install this update as soon as possible. If you’re not in the market for a new device, the update is less urgent.
Separately, Apple has released the final version of macOS Sonoma for Mac, Safari 17.0 for macOS Monterey & Ventura, and updates for Apple Watch as well.
How to Download & Install iOS 17.0.2 / iPadOS 17.0.2
Go ahead and backup your iPhone/iPad to iCloud first, then you can jump into the software update:
- Open “Settings” on iPhone or iPad
- Go to “General”
- Select “Software Update”
- Select to “Update Now” for iOS 17.0.2 / iPadOS 17.0.2
The update itself is fairly small, weighing in around 200mb, but requires a large amount of free storage capacity to complete installation.
Installing the update requires a device reboot as usual.
Users can also update iPhone or iPad with a computer, or with IPSW files.
iOS 17.0.2 IPSW Download Links
- iPhone 14 Pro Max, iPhone 14 Pro
- iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus
- iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Pro
- iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13
- iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro
- iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro Max
- iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS
- iPhone 11, iPhone XR
- iPhone SE (2nd Generation), (3rd Generation)
iPadOS 17.0.2 IPSW Download Links
- 12.9-in. iPad Pro (5th generation)
- 12.9-in. iPad Pro (4th generation)
- 11-in. iPad Pro (3rd generation)
- 11-in. iPad Pro (2nd generation)
- 11-in. iPad Pro (4th generation), 12.9-in. iPad Pro (6th generation)
- 11-in. iPad Pro (1st generation), 12.9-in. iPad Pro (3rd generation)
- 10.5-in. iPad Pro (1st generation), 12.9-in. iPad Pro (2nd generation)
- iPad (6th generation)
- iPad mini (6th generation), iPad mini (5th generation), iPad Air (3rd generation),
- iPad Air (4th generation)
- iPad Air (5th Generation)
- 10.2-in. iPad (7th generation and 8th generation), 10.2-in. iPad (9th generation | 10th generation)
iOS 17.0.2 / iPadOS 17.0.2 Release Notes
Release notes for iOS 17.0.2 and iPadOS 17.0.2 :
This update fixes an issue that may prevent transferring data directly from another iPhone during setup.
And for iPadOS 17.0.2:
This update fixes an issue that may prevent transferring data directly from another iPad during setup.