Apple has released an update, iOS 17.0.3, to fix the overheating issues experienced by some iPhone users. The update addresses a bug in the iOS 17 that caused iPhones to run hotter than expected.
Apple denied claims that the titanium frame or the new 3nm A17 Pro chip were causing the problem, instead blaming third-party apps like Instagram, Uber, and Asphalt 9. Users are advised to manually check for the update in their settings and install it to prevent their iPhones from overheating.
Apple has issued a patch just weeks after the iPhone 15 Pro was released and people began complaining about overheating issues with their devices. The new iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max have been selling like hotcakes, quite literally. Some who have their hands on the new iPhone 15 Pros have complained of them becoming uncomfortably warm during use. If you have faced such an issue with your iPhone 15 Pro or any of the iPhone models, Apple has an update for you.
If you've been dealing with overheating issues on your new iPhone, especially when using apps like Uber and Instagram, download this software update now. It follows people sharing stories online about how their new iPhones were overheating or felt uncomfortably hot to hold.
Apple has released an update to fix the overheating issues that have been affecting its recent iPhones. The iOS 17.0.3 update resolves the issue that may cause the iPhone to run hotter than expected, in addition to the usual bug fixes and security updates.
“This update provides important bug fixes, security updates, and addresses an issue that may cause iPhone to run warmer than expected,” reads the changelog.
To update your iPhone's software, you can manually check for the latest iOS version. Simply go to Settings, then General, select About, and finally, click on Software Update. If iOS 17.0.3 is available for your device (Apple releases updates gradually), you can immediately install it. This should help prevent your iPhone from overheating.