Apple Releases iOS 17.2.1 Update with Crucial Bug Fixes

Aadil Raval
By Aadil Raval
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Eight days into the iOS 17.2 update, Cupertino giant Apple has released an iterative update dubbed iOS 17.2.1. The previous iOS 17.2 arrived with a few new features including the Translate Action button, on-device, and secure Journal app entries among others. Cut to iOS 17.2.1, it mentioned that the update “provides important bug fixes” although the company didn’t specifically mention what bugs it was referring to.

iOS 17.2.1 is now available on iPhone XS or later. As usual, you will get a notification to download and install it. If not, you can go through Settings >> General >> Software Update to check for the same and download it.

iOS 17.2 as a major update brought the Journal app on your iPhones and iPads with more secure data storage and on-device processing. The Translate option on the Action Button which should’ve arrived a few weeks ago, officially arrived with iOS 17.2 as well. The features stack on the recent update includes spatial video recording support for Apple Vision Pro on iPhone 15 Pro among others.

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Coming back to iOS 17.2.1, Apple has mentioned that the update brings “important bug fixes” hinting at some mystery bugs that it discovered and exterminated, probably covertly. The tech juggernaut does throw around common CVEs, however, it remains unknown whether the unknown CVEs entail that the update is minor or Apple had to rush the bug fixes due to the concerning nature of the flaws that had to be patched immediately.

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In any case, it is better to download and install iOS 17.2.1 on iPhones once it arrives. It weighs at just 240.5MB so it won’t take much time downloading. The iPadOS 17.2 remains on the top for iPads and similarly, watchOS 10.2 is the latest on Apple’s range of watches. There’s an incoming major update dubbed iOS 17.3 in a few weeks. It should bring the ability to collaborate and create Apple Music playlists among others.

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Eight days into the iOS 17.2 update, Cupertino giant Apple has released an iterative update dubbed iOS 17.2.1. The previous iOS 17.2 arrived with a few new features including the Translate Action button, on-device, and secure Journal app entries among others. Cut to iOS 17.2.1, it mentioned that the update “provides important bug fixes” although the company didn’t specifically mention what bugs it was referring to.

iOS 17.2.1 is now available on iPhone XS or later. As usual, you will get a notification to download and install it. If not, you can go through Settings >> General >> Software Update to check for the same and download it.

iOS 17.2 as a major update brought the Journal app on your iPhones and iPads with more secure data storage and on-device processing. The Translate option on the Action Button which should’ve arrived a few weeks ago, officially arrived with iOS 17.2 as well. The features stack on the recent update includes spatial video recording support for Apple Vision Pro on iPhone 15 Pro among others.

Isolate Photo on iOS
Image via Technclub

Coming back to iOS 17.2.1, Apple has mentioned that the update brings “important bug fixes” hinting at some mystery bugs that it discovered and exterminated, probably covertly. The tech juggernaut does throw around common CVEs, however, it remains unknown whether the unknown CVEs entail that the update is minor or Apple had to rush the bug fixes due to the concerning nature of the flaws that had to be patched immediately.

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In any case, it is better to download and install iOS 17.2.1 on iPhones once it arrives. It weighs at just 240.5MB so it won’t take much time downloading. The iPadOS 17.2 remains on the top for iPads and similarly, watchOS 10.2 is the latest on Apple’s range of watches. There’s an incoming major update dubbed iOS 17.3 in a few weeks. It should bring the ability to collaborate and create Apple Music playlists among others.

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