Apple released the iOS 17.1 operating system a few hours ago. This update has entered the beta phase since the end of last month. The most important change in iOS 17.1 is the transfer of airdrop data over the Internet.
Normally, if you want to transfer data with AirDrop, both devices must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network. After installing iOS 17.1, if the devices are out of Wi-Fi coverage, you can transfer data through SIM card internet. This feature was introduced during the initial unveiling of iOS 17, but was not provided in the original version of this operating system.
The latest version of iOS also applies other changes to the iPhone. written by VergeThe new Apple operating system brings the Favorites section to Apple Music so that you can add your favorite music, albums and playlists to a new list. The Apple Music algorithm will suggest you new music based on this list. Also, Apple has modified the StandBy settings page.
Some of the iOS 17.1 changes are regionally applicable. For example, UK users can now view their bank account balance through the Apple Wallet app. This update also fixes the iPhone 12 radiation issue; A problem that made news in France. Apparently, the radiation changes will only apply to French users.
To download the new version of iOS, go to Settings > General > Software Update on your phone and follow the steps to install iOS 17.1.
In addition to iOS 17.1, Apple has made iPadOS 17.1 and macOS Sonoma 14.1 operating systems available. The latest version of the Macbook operating system brings the changes we mentioned for Apple Music and fixes some bugs.