iOS 17.1 – Big update is available for the iPhone (short message)

For compatible iPhones The update to the operating system version is currently available iOS 17.1 already. After the quick fixes from 17.0.1 to 17.0.3, this is now the first really planned update for Apple smartphones. You can find the update option below Settings -> General -> Software update. But plan on taking a little time for this, as 1,2 GB of content will be loaded and installed. With iOS 17.1 the per AirDrop Transferring data over the Internet that has begun continues when you move out of AirDrop range. There are also new ones standby-Settings from the iPhone 14 Pro, updates for the music app, etc.

Under Settings -> General -> Software update you will find the reference to the iPhone update to iOS 17.1. You can also access information about what innovations this system version brings with it.
Under Settings -> General -> Software update you will find the reference to the iPhone update to iOS 17.1. You can also access information about what innovations this system version brings with it.

What's new in iOS 17.1

  1. AirDrop improvements: Content transfers can now continue over the Internet when devices are out of traditional AirDrop range.
  2. Apple Music updates: Introducing artwork styles for playlists. / New favorites function for songs, albums, playlists and artists. / Quick access to favorite tracks by long-pressing the app icon.
  3. Lock Screen Customizations: Improved “Random Photos” feature with the ability to select specific albums for the slideshow.
  4. Dynamic Island Updates: Expanded display options, including a new notification when using the flashlight.
  5. New features to prevent accidental entries: Introducing a proximity sensor that detects whether the iPhone is in your pocket to prevent unwanted screen touches.
  6. Customizable display settings: New options to control display shutdown: Automatic, after 20 seconds or never.
  7. Wallpaper options: New features to customize smaller images for the background and lock screen.
  8. Accessibility improvements: Redesigned one-handed mode with improved visual feedback and user experience.
  9. Support for N64 controllers: iOS 17.1 now includes support for the N64 controller, available via Nintendo Switch Online.
  10. Smart home integration: Introducing HomeKey support for door locks with Matter compatibility.
  11. Double Tap feature on Apple Watch: Availability of the Double Tap feature on Apple Watch Ultra 2 and Apple Watch Series 9.

In addition to these key features, the update also includes various bug fixes and minor improvements, such as more reliable syncing of Screen Time settings, fixes for caller name and ringtone display issues, and optimizations to keyboard responsiveness and crash detection.

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