Apple has recently acknowledged a software bug in iOS 17 that caused certain iPhone models to overheat. This issue occurred when users were using the Instagram app, playing Asphalt 9, ordering a car from Uber, or even charging their phones. Apple has addressed this problem and has been working with the developers of Instagram, Asphalt 9, and Uber to fix the specific issues these apps have.
Instagram has already released an update last week that includes a fix for the overheating problem. Uber has also released an update, although it is unclear whether it addresses the overheating issue.
In addition to addressing the overheating problem, Apple has been releasing subsequent updates to fix other security flaws in iOS 17.0.1, iOS 17.0.2, and iOS 17.0.3. These updates aim to resolve issues such as crashing and freezing on iPhone 15 series units when receiving data from older iPhone models. Moreover, iOS 17.0.3 is expected to improve the battery life on affected phones, as many users have reported a significant drop in battery life while experiencing overheating.
Apple is committed to continuously improving the performance and functionality of iOS, ensuring a smoother and safer experience for iPhone users.