Apple's iOS 11.0.3 for iPhone and iPad is out, and it contains some odd bug fixes

If you had the display replaced on your iPhone 6s and it's not been working right since iOS 11, you need this update.

​iOS 11.0.3 update for iPhone and iPad

iOS 11.0.3 update for iPhone and iPad

Apple has released the third update to iOS since its release less than a month ago, and this one contains some very specific and rather odd bug fixes.

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According to the release notes, this update addresses the following issues:

  • Fixes an issue where audio and haptic feedback would not work on some iPhone 7 and 7 Plus devices
  • Addresses an issue where touch input was unresponsive on some iPhone 6s displays because they were not serviced with genuine Apple parts

The release notes go on to say that non-genuine replacement displays "may have compromised visual quality and may fail to work correctly." Luckily, for those whose iPhones were repaired using non-genuine parts, Apple has issued a fix for the problem that will bring their handsets back to life.

Since there's no mention of performance or battery-related fixes, it's likely that these issues will have to wait for iOS 11.1, which is currently available for beta testers.

To download the update, go Settings > General > Software Update (the preferred way, and it's about 300MB), or connect your iPhone to a computer running iTunes and then carry out the update (this is slower and downloads the entire operating system as opposed to just the changes, and it comes in at several gigabytes).

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