Apple Releases iOS 17.2.1 With Bug Fixes

Apple today released iOS 17.2.1, a minor update to the iOS 17 operating system that first came out in September. iOS 17.2.1 comes shortly after Apple released iOS 17.2, an update that brought the Journal app, spatial video recording, and more.

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iOS 17.2.1 can be downloaded on eligible iPhones and iPads over-the-air by going to Settings > General > Software Update. Apple has also released iOS 16.7.4 and iPadOS 16.7.4 for older iPhones and iPads.

The iOS 17.2.1 update includes unspecified bug fixes, according to Apple's release notes for the update.

This update provides important bug fixes and is recommended for all users.

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

Apple is already testing iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3, updates that are expected to be released in January.

Top Rated Comments

tywebb13 Avatar
10 weeks ago
"update provides important bug fixes" - typical apple as-clear-as-mud explanation.

WHAT bug fixes?
Score: 32 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Scotty2Hotty Avatar
10 weeks ago
The greatest-ever game of whack-a-mole continues!
Score: 28 Votes (Like | Disagree)
munpip214 Avatar
10 weeks ago
Someone please update this and check if the Apple Watch sensor still works and that they didn’t disable it in this update
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tagmut Avatar
10 weeks ago
No iPad update to 17.2.1?
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CarpalMac Avatar
10 weeks ago

"update provides important bug fixes" - typical apple as-clear-as-mud explanation.

WHAT bug fixes?
Embarressing ones, presumably. Apple would rather we don't worry our pretty little heads about such things, though.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
crsh1976 Avatar
10 weeks ago
I understand it's better to be safe and bug-free, but keeping up with Apple's updates on multiple devices has become a side job in itself.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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