Simply after we thought we might gotten over our iPhone points for some time, a brand new drawback appears to have popped up. On Reddit and different websites, individuals have reported that their iPhones inexplicably cease working in a single day, generally inflicting them to overlook alarms.
It isn’t clear what’s inflicting the difficulty, because it appears to have an effect on a variety of iPhone fashions and even completely different iOS variations. Nonetheless, whereas there appears to be lots of concentrate on affected telephones working iOS 17.0.3, there does not appear to be a consensus on when, why, or the best way to flip off telephones.
The principle similarity between the stories is that every one the disconnections appear to occur in a single day when the telephones are charging. Most individuals will not discover, besides that the iPhone will ask to enter the passcode when unlocking as if an replace had been put in and the telephone had been restarted. Upon additional inspection, affected customers additionally seen gaps of their battery well being charts – generally for a number of hours – when the telephone was turned off.
In excessive circumstances, iPhones stay locked lengthy sufficient to trigger missed alarms. A Reddit person shared a narrative the place an alarm went off for him and his son on his iPhone. Many customers shared comparable tales within the feedback and the difficulty seems to be as a consequence of telephones being shut down in a single day. A Google seek for “iPhone shuts down in a single day” reveals that the difficulty could have been affecting customers for some time, so iOS 17.0.3 seemingly solely highlighted it.
I did not have the difficulty on my iPhone 15 Professional Max, however iOS 17.0.3 failed to put in a number of instances this week after scheduling it. Whereas putting in iOS 17.0.2 correctly, the Software program Replace tab confirmed an “unable to put in” error message regardless of having greater than 20 p.c cost and connecting it to the charger.
Apple has not acknowledged a problem with iOS 17.0.3, which arrived on October 4. This week, it launched the third beta for iOS 17.1, however it’s unclear whether or not it features a repair.