Apple launches iOS 10.0.3 update to fix the iPhone 7's LTE connectivity issues

As many of you guys may already know, the Apple iPhone 7 is plagued by some very serious connectivity issues around the world. In the US, users on all four major carriers have reported signal loss issues, but it looks like Verizon users are getting the short end of the stick, with numerous users reporting that their brand new iPhone 7 units are seemingly randomly dropping 4G LTE signal and reverting to 3G or going completely off the grid. 

Thankfully, Apple has just launched a new iOS update that should, at least in theory, solve the issues.

The iPhone maker has just launched the iOS 10.0.3 update. Ticking in at 103MB in size, the update apparently has only one end goal, and that's to fix some bugs. The changelog, however, only specifically mentions one of them, which appears to be the connectivity-related bug we've previously mentioned.

The official changelog for the iOS 10.0.3 update reads:


Note that Apple's own support page mentions that the iOS 10.0.3 update is only available for the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus. If you've been experiencing LTE connectivity issues on older iPhone models, it looks like a bug fix is not available for you just yet.

Once you install the update, please drop us a line and let us know if it fixes your iPhone 7 connectivity woes. Many have suggested that these problems were the result of a software bug, instead of a hardware problem as others have suggested. On our part, we definitely hope that these issues will be solved through this software update, but it's too early to tell at the moment. Fingers crossed!

source: Apple via Gizmodo

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2 Comments

1. Derekjeter

Posts: 1557; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Did the update now I'm having WIFI issues. I have excellent service on my Nexus 6P getting around 175MB download but my iPhone 7 plus is only getting 7MB download I reset the router and the phone and still having issues. F@ck Apple fix this s**t and stop sending out updates to fix one issue but you mess up something that worked perfectly fine. I hate 2016 for technology. The worst year ever. Side note: iPhone seems a lot slower after update also.....f@ck my life!

3. Rich123

Posts: 88; Member since: Oct 30, 2014

Derekjeter: Did you do a factory reset to the iPhone after installing 10.0.3? I've learned that no matter if its iOS or Android to do a factory reset and reinstall all the Apps one by one after an important update. Especially one that is supposed to fix a major problem. I found that relying on an iTunes or iCloud or Android backup of the Apps can lead to problems. You can restore all your backed up music, files, photos, etc., but the Apps need to be restored from scratch to eliminate problems.

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