What is the latest iOS update you ask? Apple Incorporated released iOS update version 11.1 on October thirty one two thousand seventeen. Eight security issues have been addressed and mitigated in this version of iOS.
* coretext denial of service
* kernel memor corruption
* messages lock screen issue
* siri lock screen permissions
* streamingzip system file permissions
* ulkit secure text characters revealed
* webkit memory corruption issues
* wifi key reinstallation attacks
The first seven security fixes are compatible with iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch sixth generation. The last security fix for Key Reinstallation Attacks or KRACK is compatible with iPhone seven and later, and iPad Professional 9.7 inch, early 2016, and later.
You can update your device either over a wireless connection or via the iTunes software. It is recommended you plugin your device into a wall outlet, while performing this upgrade. Also, it is recommended that you backup your device with iCloud or iTunes, before you attempt this upgrade.
If you are prompted with a message that states an update is available, then you would click on install now. Also, you can manually check for this iOS 11.1 update by clicking on “Settings” then “General” then “Software Update”. Click on “Download and install”.
Tap on “Install” once the Apple iOS 11.1 download completes. If you are having problems installing via a wireless connection you can install iOS 11.1 with iTunes. Also, you can choose this option if you are on a metered connection and want to limit your bandwidth usage.
You can install the most recent version of iTunes on your computer. Now connect your Apple device to your computer. Launch iTunes and select your appropriate device.
Click on summary, then click on “Check for Update”. Click on “Download and Update”. You may be prompted for a pass code and or to free up space.