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Apple’s iOS 17.0.3 might bring a fix for overheating iPhones

by Maine Bacos

Apple is reportedly working on a fix for the overheating issues experienced by some users of the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max. According to MacRumors, the company is internally testing a new version of its mobile platform, iOS 17.0.3, which could contain the fix for the devices that run too hot.

The issue was brought to Apple’s attention after several complaints from users who said their iPhones would occasionally become uncomfortably hot. Apple acknowledged the problem and stated that it has identified a few conditions that can cause the device to run warmer than expected. The company emphasized that the overheating is not due to flaws in the phone’s hardware design.

In its statement to Forbes, Apple mentioned that the increased background activity during the first few days after setting up or restoring the device could be a contributing factor to the warmer temperature. The company also acknowledged a few bugs in iOS 17 and issues with third-party software, and it is actively working with third-party app developers to address those problems.

One of the reassuring aspects of Apple’s response is that the fix for the overheating issues will not involve throttling the phone’s performance. This means that users should not experience a decrease in their device’s capabilities while the fix is implemented.

While I personally have not encountered any overheating problems with my iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max, it is clear that some users are facing these issues. Apple’s acknowledgment of the bugs indicates that they are actively working to resolve them.

There is no official information available yet about the contents of iOS 17.0.3 or its release date. However, MacRumors speculates that it could be released later this week or in the following week. It is also worth noting that iOS 17.1, which is currently in developer beta, is likely to include the same fix.

Apple’s dedication to addressing these overheating issues is commendable. It shows that the company is committed to providing a seamless and optimal user experience for its customers. As we await the release of the fix, iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max users can look forward to a cooler and more reliable device performance in the near future.

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