Apple has swiftly responded to customer concerns by releasing an iOS 17 software update aimed at resolving overheating issues experienced by users of its latest iPhone 15 series.
Launched just last month, the iPhone 15 series boasts a titanium shell and is powered by the custom A17 pro chip, specifically designed for the Pro and Pro Max models, making them well-suited for high-end mobile gaming.
However, shortly after the release, customers began reporting problems with battery life and overheating, prompting Apple to take action.
The iOS 17 software update, released on Wednesday, addresses these issues by incorporating “important bug fixes, security updates, and addresses an issue that may cause the iPhone to run warmer than expected,” according to an Apple spokesperson.
Apple had previously commented on the overheating concerns, noting that the new iPhones might feel warmer during the initial setup or restoration process due to increased background activity.
Additionally, Apple acknowledged that recent updates to some third-party apps, such as Meta’s Instagram and Uber, had been overloading the system. It’s worth noting that the overheating issue is not linked to the design of the Pro models themselves but is attributed to the new titanium shells, which, paradoxically, enhance heat dissipation.
This swift software update underscores Apple’s commitment to addressing user feedback and ensuring a smooth experience for iPhone 15 series owners.