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Time for a second iOS 11 refurbish of 2018. Yes, iOS 11.2.5 is out.
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No, we haven’t missed an refurbish — iOS 11.2.2 was expelled on Jan. 8 (which patched a Spectre bug in Safari’s WebKit), and now, Apple is releasing iOS 11.2.5, skipping over a integrate of teenager build numbers in a process.
So, with a chronicle numbering privileged up, what’s new in iOS 11.2.5?
Here’s a brief outline according to Apple’s recover notes:
iOS 11.2.5 includes support for HomePod and introduces a ability for Siri to review a news (US, UK, and Australia only). This refurbish also includes bug fixes and improvements.
On a Siri front, a refurbish allows a voice partner to review a news, that can be activated with a elementary “Hey Siri, play a news.” Users can also ask for specific news categories such as sports, business, or music.
Other improvements and fixes:
- Addresses an emanate that could means a Phone app to arrangement deficient information in a call list
- Fixes an emanate that caused Mail notifications from some Exchange accounts to disappear from a Lock shade when unlocking iPhone X with Face ID
- Addresses an emanate that could means Messages conversations to temporarily be listed out of order
- Fixes an emanate in CarPlay where Now Playing controls turn nonchalant after mixed lane changes
- Adds ability for VoiceOver to announce playback destinations and AirPod battery level
The refurbish also rags 10 confidence vulnerabilities, that embody 3 heart vulnerabilities that could concede applications to entrance limited memory, another heart bug that could concede an focus to run capricious code, a garland of audio, Core Bluetooth, and QuartzCore bugs that could lead to formula capricious formula execution, a WebKit bug that could lead to formula capricious formula execution, and a bug in a approach iOS rubbed certificates.
There’s also a repair for a annoying “text bomb” bug that authorised people to close adult your iPhone with a singular content message.
To download a update, go to Settings General Software Update (the elite way, and this approach a patch is usually about 175MB), or bond your iPhone to a mechanism using iTunes and afterwards lift out a refurbish (this is slower and downloads a whole iOS 11.2.5 package, that is several gigabytes, as against to usually a smaller update).
There are also updates for macOS and watchOS users that embody critical confidence updates, too.
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