iOS 17.1.1 Released for iPhone, & iPadOS 17.1.1 for iPad
Apple has released iOS 17.1.1 for iPhone, along with iPadOS 17.1.1 for iPad. The point release updates offer bug fixes and security enhancements, and are therefore recommended for all users to install on their devices.
Specifically, iOS 17.1.1 fixes an issue where the Lock Screen Weather widget may not display snow correctly, and an issue where Apple Pay and NFC features are not working with wireless charging in certain cars and the iPhone 15 series. The full release notes are included further below.
Separately, Apple has released macOS Sonoma 14.1.1 with unspecific bug fixes and security enhancements, along with an update for watchOS 10.1.1 that resolves an issue where Apple Watch battery life was draining quickly.
How to Download iOS 17.1.1 on iPhone & iPadOS 17.1.1 on iPad
Be sure to backup your device to iCloud and/or a computer before beginning any system software update. Once you’re backed up, you can download iOS 17.1.1 for iPhone and iPadOS 17.1.1 for iPad by doing the following:
- Open the “Settings” app on iPhone or iPad
- Go to “General”
- Go to “Software Update”
- Choose to update iOS 17.1.1 or iPadOS 17.1.1
The iPhone or iPad will restart to finish installation.
Optionally, users can choose to download and install the iOS 17.1.1 update and ipadOS 71.1.1 update through a computer by using Finder or iTunes. Another option for advanced users is using IPSW firwmare files to update, which we will link to below.
iOS 17.1.1 IPSW Firmware Files
iPadOS 17.1.1 IPSW Firmware Files
iOS 17.1.1 Release Notes
Release notes for iOS 17.1.1 are as follows:
This update provides bug fixes for your iPhone including:
– In rare circumstances, Apple Pay and other NFC features may become unavailable on iPhone 15 models after wireless charging in certain cars
– Weather Lock Screen widget may not correctly display snow
For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:
Separately, Apple has also released updates to macOS Sonoma to resolve unspecified bugs, watchOS 10.1.1 to fix an issue with Apple Watch battery drain, and tvOS 17.