The biggest problems reported with iOS 17 so far include a range of issues affecting various aspects of the operating system. These issues have been highlighted across multiple sources:
- Battery Drain: Many users are experiencing abnormal battery drain, with their devices losing charge more quickly than normal.
- Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Problems: Issues with both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity have been reported, affecting the ability of devices to connect and maintain stable connections.
- User Interface (UI) Lag: Some users are facing lag in the UI, leading to a slower and less responsive experience.
- App Issues: Problems with both first and third-party apps, including frequent crashes, have been noted.
- Installation Difficulties: Some users are facing challenges when attempting to install iOS 17, including the update process freezing or failing.
- Face ID and Touch ID Issues: Problems with biometric authentication systems like Face ID and Touch ID have been observed, leading to difficulties in unlocking devices and using features that rely on these technologies.
- CarPlay Glitches: Users have encountered issues with Apple’s CarPlay, including problems with connectivity and functionality.
- Lockups, Freezes, and Crashes: These problems include the device freezing, locking up, or crashing unexpectedly.
- Cellular Data Problems: Some users are experiencing issues with cellular data connectivity, affecting 5G and LTE networks.
- Random Reboots: Instances of devices rebooting randomly have been reported.
It’s important to note that while these issues are prevalent, they may not affect all users, and the severity can vary between different devices and user setups. Apple typically addresses such issues in subsequent updates, so users experiencing problems should look out for the latest updates and patches from Apple.
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