Apple iOS 11.2 update: Bug fixes for iPhones, iPad, iPod touch; fast charging possible on iPhone 8, iPhone X

Updated On : 05 Dec , 2017 , 12:40 PM
Newly launched Apple iPhone 8 and X will get the new iOS 11.2 update (Source: Twitter)
Newly launched Apple iPhone 8 and X will get the new iOS 11.2 update (Source: Twitter)
New Delhi:

Apple Inc. does not give much reason to consumers for complaint. With the release of an update from iOS 11.1.2 to 11.2, the tech giant has brought smiles to consumers of iPhone, iPad, and iPod.

The need to update iOS 11.1.2 was felt when users of Apple devices, came across a bug that was crashing iPhones, iPad, and iPod.

What is iOS 11.2?

The entire look and feel of your Apple device will now appear to be more polished with major changes in Apple Pay Cash and faster charging for iPhone 8 and X.

The bug in the calculator app made the user wait for long animations to play out. Like if one hits 6+7+8, you would get 79 because the second ‘plus’ sign was not registered.

The major update:

iOS 11.2 Beta 6 has made major changes in the Apple Pay Cash application which is Apple’s new peer to peer payment service.

The iOS 11.2 has put the Apple Pay Cash inside the iMessage wherein users can send money while messaging. Once transferred, the receiver gets the amount deposited inside the Apple Pay Cash card inside the Wallet app on iOS 11.2. The cash can then be used for any kind of online purchases and other bank transfers, through Apple Pay.

Users of iPhone 8 and X will now be able to fast charge their phone with 7.5-watt speeds through Qi-based charging pads. Apart from these two major updates, iOS 11.2 update also includes new live wallpapers.

How to get iOS 11.2?

Users facing the bug problem is highly recommended to get the iOS 11.2 as soon as possible. An automatic notification will emerge in, compatible devices. For manual upgradation users can go to Settings > General > Software Update.

For iPhone X the size of the iOS 11.2 update is 430.7 MB. For those who want to switch from iOS 10, will have to make room in the internal memory as it will be a little more than 2 GB.

First Published : Monday, December 04, 2017 08:25 PM
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