Tag Archives: iPhone

iOS 11.3.1 update now available with fix for third-party display replacement bug

Nearly one month after launching iOS 11.3 to the public, Apple has unleashed a minor follow-up update. iOS 11.3.1 is now available to download. If you’ve got a compatible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can download the update by going into Settings > General > Software Update on your device. This update includes some security improvements as well as a fix for iPhone models experiencing touch input unresponsiveness after getting a display replacement. Specifically, some … [read full article]

T-Mobile enables Business Chat for iOS to make it easier to reach customer support

One of the big new features of iOS 11.3 is Business Chat, which lets you communicate with businesses, order products, and more, all through the Messages app that’s built in to your iPhone. Today T-Mobile announced that it’s enabling this feature for its customers. T-Mobile now offers Business Chat for iOS. With it, you can chat with T-Mo customer care reps using the Messages app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. You can use Business … [read full article]

T-Mobile iPhones appear to prioritize cellular over Wi-Fi calling after iOS 11.3 update

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed that with the update to iOS 11.3 and Carrier Bundle 32, iPhones will prefer LTE over Wi-Fi calling. Thanks, Omar!   Have you noticed that your iPhone doesn’t use Wi-Fi calling as often as it used to since the update to iOS 11.3? If so, you’re not alone. Many T-Mobile iPhone users are reporting that after updating to iOS 11.3 and Carrier Bundle 32.0, their phone won’t use Wi-Fi calling … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 11.3 update with new Animoji and Battery Health feature

This is turning out to be a big week for Apple, because just two days after unveiling a new iPad, the Cupertino company has also released a major software update. iOS 11.3 is now available for download. To install it on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, just go to Settings > General > Software Update on your device. The update to iOS 11.3 brings with it several new features. Perhaps the most notable is … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching $200 off iPhone X, half off Apple Watch Series 3 deals this week

T-Mobile is kicking off some Apple-focused deals this Friday. Starting February 23, T-Mobile customers can trade in an eligible device and get their trade-in value plus an extra $200 back when they purchase an iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, or iPhone 7 Plus on EIP. The $200 comes in the form of a prepaid MasterCard card. Here’s the list of devices that are eligible for trade-in with this offer: Apple iPhone 7 … [read full article]

iOS 11.2.6 now available, fixes Telugu character bug that causes iPhone to crash

Apple users, it’s time to update. iOS 11.2.6 is now available. This update addresses a bug that was discovered last week which could cause your iPhone to crash when it receives a particular character from the Indian language Telugu. Here’s the full iOS 11.2.6 changelog from Apple: Fixes an issue where using certain character sequences could cause apps to crash Fixes an issue where some third-party apps could fail to connect to external accessories While … [read full article]

Apple previews iOS 11.3, which will bring features like battery health info, new Animoji, and ARKit 1.5

Now that iOS 11.2.5 is out, Apple is placing a focus on iOS 11.3, and today the company gave a preview of the features that’ll be included in this new update. iOS 11.3 will bring with it new features in response to the recent news that Apple slowed performance on older iPhones with aging batteries. Specifically, the update will show battery health and recommend if the battery needs to be services. iOS will also … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 11.2.5 and watchOS 4.2.2 updates

iPhone and iPad users, it’s time to update. iOS 11.2.5 is now available for the iPhone and iPad. One feature of this update is a fix for a bug called chaiOS. The bug involved a link to a webpage with hundreds of thousands of characters in its metadata which, when sent using Messages, would generate a link preview that could freeze the Messages app and possibly crash the iPhone. Also included in iOS 11.2.5 is support … [read full article]

iOS 11.2.2 now available with security fixes for Spectre vulnerability

iOS users, the time to update is here again. Apple today released iOS 11.2.2 to the iPhone and iPad. This is a small, security-focused update, and Apple explains that it includes “security improvements to Safari and WebKit to mitigate the effects of Spectre.” Spectre is one of two major CPU flaws (the other being Meltdown) that affect devices with processors from Intel, AMD, and ARM. Apple recently said that it included mitigations to protect … [read full article]

Apple confirms it’ll replace your iPhone’s old battery, regardless of diagnostic test result

If you’ve got an iPhone with an older battery and you’ve been thinking about taking Apple up on its $29 battery replacement offer, there’s some more info about it that you should be aware of. Apple said today that it will replace the battery on an iPhone 6 or later for $29, even if it passes the company’s diagnostic test that shows that it retains less than 80 percent of its original capacity. Also of note is … [read full article]