Today, Apple launched iOS 11.four.1 for iPhones and iPads—a small replace that fixes a pair insects and introduces a brand new safety characteristic. This is the 15th replace since iOS 11 launched closing September. It’s to be had to the similar units as iOS 11.four—the iPhone 5S and later, the iPad Air and later, the iPad mini 2 and later, and 2015 iPod contact.
The notes customers will see after they cross to the Settings app to replace their telephones are as follows:
iOS 11.four.1 contains malicious program fixes and improves the safety of your iPhone or iPad. This replace:
- Fixes a subject that averted some customers from viewing the closing identified location in their AirPods in Find My iPhone
- Improves reliability of syncing mail, contacts, and notes with Exchange accounts
As same old, this iOS liberate additionally contains safety updates. However, Apple had no longer launched the main points on its safety web page on the time of this posting, however be expecting them to seem someday quickly. Significant however no longer indexed: USB Restricted Mode, a metamorphosis at the beginning incorporated within the iOS 12 beta that makes it tougher for somebody, together with government, to damage into the iPhone in the course of the Lightning port.
You’ll now discover a toggle transfer categorised “USB Accessories” within the Touch ID & Passcode phase of the Settings app categorised “USB Accessories.” It’s off via default. A caption explains:
Unlock iPhone to permit USB equipment to attach when it’s been greater than an hour since your iPhone was once unlocked.
At first we idea we must wait till iOS 12 this autumn to look this option, however right here it’s.
Apple additionally launched minor updates for the Apple Watch, Apple TV, and HomePod—watchOS four.three.2, tvOS 11.four.1, and HomePod 10.four.1. These also are small updates. The watchOS replace notes merely state that four.three.2 “includes improvements and bug fixes.” No liberate notes have been equipped for tvOS 11.four.1, but it surely most likely contains small efficiency enhancements and insect fixes. Finally, the HomePod replace “includes general improvements for stability and quality.”
Based on Apple’s earlier replace cycles, it’s conceivable that those are the closing updates for those working programs ahead of iOS 12 and its cousins arrive later this 12 months. Sometimes the corporate shifts its center of attention to the following main liberate (on this case, iOS 12) in the summertime. Those releases are prone to come this autumn.