Apple has officially released the latest iOS update for the public and it has started rolling out to eligible iPhones. The previous iOS 16.3 update was a major update with numerous changes and many exciting features. However, it had many issues that Apple has addressed in the new iOS 16.3.1 update. Normally, Apple releases weekly updates including beta builds and new updates were expected in the last two weeks. However, there were no updates released but the new major update is finally out and available for all.
Apple releases new updates to fix bugs
Besides iOS 16.3.1, Apple has also released watchOS 9.3.1, macOS Ventura 13.2.1, tvOS 16.3.2 and iPadOS 16.3.1. The latest iOS update has been distributed with build number 20D67 and is around 330MB in size, although this will vary depending on your device.
The iOS 16.3.1 update is an incremental update and brings forth a number of improvements and bug fixes. It includes the awaited crash detection optimization on the latest iPhone 14 Series. Check out the changelog below.
The new update will come with numerous bug fixes and security updates for your device including –
- Siri requests for Find My might not work
- iCloud settings might be unresponsive or incorrectly display if any app was using iCloud
- Crash Detection optimizations on iPhone 14 Series devices
How to download and install the new iOS 16.3.1 update
If you possess an eligible iPhone that has been modified to iOS 16, you can acquire the OTA update on your device. To check for a new update manually, go to Settings -> General -> Software Update. When you observe an update available, press the Download and Install button. Before updating your telephone, however, be sure to make a full backup of your data and charge it to a minimum of 50%.