Apple releases iOS 11.1 with 70 new emoji and several bug fixes

Today, the very day after Apple released iOS 11.2 containing SiriKit for HomePod developers, the company released iOS 11.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The update brings back the 3D Touch multitasking app switcher, a fix for the KRACK Wi-Fi exploit, improved support for braille devices, a fix that takes care of some issues that the Apple Watch had with data hand off, and most important of all, 70 new emoji.

Apple has released iOS 11.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Apple has released iOS 11.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

The update to iOS 11.1 weighs in at 311.3 MB and still AWOL are Apple Pay Cash and AirPlay 2. The former allows users to make or receive peer-to-peer payments in iMessage. The latter allows users to stream audio and video, adding multi-room audio streaming with this new version.

Getting back to the emoji for a second, if used in an email or text, the recipient of the missive must also have iOS 11.1 installed to see the image correctly. Otherwise, the emoji will not be displayed in the proper manner.

To install iOS 11.1 on your compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, go to Settings > GeneralSoftware Update.

source: AppleInsider

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18 Comments

2. Tipus

Posts: 785; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

What a load of crap. iOs has no bugs, please stop misleading people. Picture is obvious photoshop! :))))))

7. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

No OS is without bugs but it iOS is compared to Android, so yes it is without bugs.

11. Tipus

Posts: 785; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

What? :))

19. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

Compared to an bug ridden OS like Android, iOS can be seen as a bug free OS. Don't know how you can't understand that from the above sentence??

15. TechNeck

Posts: 643; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Also apparently you didn't have iOS 10 with the bugs it had that irritated many, and that calculator bug that was talked about around the iOS 11 release.

20. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

IOS 9 also, and iOS 8 was horrible. Apple had to actually downgrade us back to iOS 8.0 from 8.0.1.

18. japkoslav

Posts: 1373; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

To be honest, since i am using iOS as well as Android, i must say iOS takes the bug crown. For Android it is always newer Android = better version, for iOS not so much.

14. TechNeck

Posts: 643; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Yeah, that pic isn't fake. >_>

3. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

iOS 11 is running great for me. Can't wait for my iPhone X! #KingCometh

4. apple-rulz

Posts: 1875; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

There are a few new emojis that have already proven fun to use. As for bugs I’ve had no problems with any iteration of iOS 11(s), so it’s been all good!

5. ph00ny

Posts: 1986; Member since: May 26, 2011

Did they fix the exploit that lets someone send pics from your locked iphone to others? My wife had an issue with the phone function of the ios11 on her 7+ hopefully that's fixed too

6. Bazali

Posts: 17; Member since: Oct 13, 2017

LOL..

8. cmdacos

Posts: 3818; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Yay emojis! Preteens everywhere rejoice!!!!

10. lJesseCusterl

Posts: 96; Member since: Apr 27, 2015

Did this fix the aftermarket screen issue? Or the shortened battery life?

12. palmguy

Posts: 955; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

Update at your own risk!

13. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

There is no risk. It has been tested up to 5 betas prior to this point and works like a charm. Even the battery drain issue has been corrected. iOS 11.2 will be an even better update as it polishes the firmware more strictly.

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm almost afraid to install it on my 12.9 Pro. So far, nothing iOS 11 has performed all that well. I think I'll hold off, until I watch a few reviews.

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