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Thursday, 14 December 2017

Apple launches iOS11.2.1, its eighth update

Apple today released iOS 11.2.1, the eighth official update of the iOS 11 operating system . iOS 11.2.1 comes a week and a half after the release of iOS 11.2, the second major update of the iOS 11 operating system, which brought Apple Pay Cash, a faster wireless load of 7.5W and a long list of bug fixes.

What's new?

The update of iOS 11.2.1 resolves errors and problems that have been discovered since the release of iOS 11.2.

According to the notes of the Apple version, the update re-enables remote access for shared users of the Home application . Apple disabled remote access for shared users by deploying a solution for a major HomeKit vulnerability last week.

The HomeKit error allowed unauthorized access to HomeKit accessories that included smart locks, and Apple fixed it after it was made public. To address the problem immediately, Apple had to disable remote access for shared users , which the company said it would re-enable through an iOS update this week.

After today's update, the HomeKit vulnerability is completely fixed and remote access for shared users has been restored.

We remember that iOS 11 is also the biggest update for the iPad, with a new Dock that introduces improvements in multitasking , a file application for better management of them, better support for Apple Pencil, an improved application changer and a Drag and drop function for the whole system.

How to install iOS 11.2.1 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch 

To install iOS 11.0.1 on your Apple mobile device you will need to access Settings> General> Software update and click on the "Download and install" button to do so via OTA (Over The Air).

However, it is more advisable to install the update by connecting your iPhone or your iPad to the PC / Mac via USB. You will only have to open iTunes, make a backup copy and download the latest version .
Devices compatible with iOS 11.2.1 

Here we leave you with the list of devices compatible with iOS 11.0.1:


    Iphone 5s
    Iphone 6
    iPhone 6 Plus
    iPhone 6S
    iPhone 6S Plus
    iPhone SE
    iPhone 7
    iPhone 7 Plus
    iPhone 8
    iPhone 8 Plus
    iPhone X 


    iPad Mini 2
    iPad Mini 3
    iPad Mini 4
    iPad (2017)
    iPad Air
    iPad Air 2
    9.7 "iPad Pro
    iPad Pro 12.9 "(1st generation)
    iPad Pro 10.5 "
    iPad Pro 12.9 "(2nd generation) 


    iPod touch (6th generation) 

For full details on all the new features included in iOS 11, be sure to check out our extensive summary of iOS 11 on iPadizate .

Via | macrumors 

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