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iOS 11.4.1 is out with fresh fixes for iPhone and iPad


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Apple just dropped a new iOS update.
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One of the last updates for iOS 11 was released by Apple this morning, brining a host of new fixes before the company moves on to iOS 12 completely.

iPhone and iPad owners can download iOS 11.4.1 starting today. Minor updates are also out for watchOS, tvOS and HomePod.

iOS 11.4.1 is available as an over-the-air update via the Settings app. watchOS 4.3.2 can be downloaded and installed through the Watch app on iOS. Apple TV owners can also grab tvOS 11.4.1 today.

Most of the changes in the new software updates are minor bug fixes and performance enhancements. Camera issues and battery drain problems stemming from iOS 11.4 have been patched in the update. USB Protected mode is the biggest new feature which is aimed at making it harder for hackers to access your iPhone’s data via USB.

The last major updates for iOS 11 came in iOS 11.4 which brought Messages on iCloud and couple other tweaks.

This will likely be Apple’s last updates for iOS 11 as the company shifts focus to iOS 12 and future updates. iOS 12 is set for release this fall bringing a host of UI changes and features. All devices that currently run iOS 11 will be able to update to iOS 12 when it launches.

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