Apple Releases iOS 17.4.1 and iPadOS 17.4.1 With Bug Fixes and Security Improvements

Apple today released iOS 17.4.1 and iPadOS 17.4.1, minor updates to the iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 operating systems. The new software comes a couple of weeks after Apple released iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 with app changes in the European Union, new emoji, and more.

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iOS 17.4.1 and iPadOS 17.4.1 can be downloaded on eligible iPhones and iPads over-the-air by going to Settings > General > Software Update. For customers who are still on iOS 16, Apple has also released an iOS 16.7.7 security update.

According to Apple's release notes, the iOS 17.4.1 update includes important security updates and bug fixes.

Apple will likely begin testing iOS 17.5 in the near future, with betas expected to come out in the next two weeks.

Related Roundups: iOS 17, iPadOS 17
Related Forums: iOS 17, iPadOS 17

Top Rated Comments

LightProtector Avatar
5 weeks ago
We need MacOS 14.4.1 more than anything right now. Too many things are broken in it.
Score: 26 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Attirex Avatar
5 weeks ago
These forced updates are a monopoly! Let me install android on my phone!

oh wait, wrong thread sry.
Score: 22 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jonnyb Avatar
5 weeks ago
Does this mean we can have new iPads now?
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
vegetassj4 Avatar
5 weeks ago
Just installed the update, The DOJ confirms Monopoly is snappier than ever



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Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
chrfr Avatar
5 weeks ago

6.46GB...must be something more than just bug fixes and security updates
It's only a few hundred MB if you don't have betas enabled.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Entilzha Avatar
5 weeks ago

I think the article is misleading, as it only shows up with a beta profile (so it‘s no public release but a RC).
The reason you get a 6GB update is because you go from a probably stable release (17.4) to a beta profile RC, which always is a full install.
Patience. It shows up now on my 15 PM and I’m not on any beta. This is definitely a public release and not an RC.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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