- Apple has released the new iOS 17.0.3 update to fix overheating iPhone 15 devices
- However, some users still find that temperatures exceed 100°F but cool down quickly
- READ MORE: iPhone 15 Pro is plagued by problems just a week after release
Apple has released the highly anticipated iOS 17 update that fixes the overheating issues on the new iPhone 15 series.
The move follows numerous reports from users claiming that their iPhone 15 Pro would exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit after just a few minutes.
Apple blames a software bug and other issues related to popular apps like Instagram and Uber for causing smartphones to heat up.
However, an early video demonstration of iOS 17.0.3 shows the handset reaching higher temperatures than without the update – although one YouTuber said it “cools down very quickly”.
Apple has released the highly anticipated iOS 17 update that fixes the overheating issues on the new iPhone 15 series
Reports about Apple releasing the update to fix the problem have been circulating online for days.
And now users suffering from overheating smartphones could finally find relief.
The new iOS 17 update too Includes bug fixes and security updates.
Shortly after Apple released the software update, YouTuber Zollotech posted a demonstration video to test it.
He measured the temperatures of an iPhone 15 Pro before the new software was downloaded, with the front and back reading 100 degrees.
However, with the new software, the smartphone reached 107 degrees on the front and 105 degrees on the back.
He said the smartphone doesn’t feel excessively hot after installing the updated iOS.
“It doesn’t feel hot in my hand and it cools down very quickly… We’ll have to wait a few days to see if this fixes people’s problems,” the YouTuber said in the video.
Youtuber Zollotech shared a demonstration video shortly after the release of the new iOS. He measured the temperatures of an iPhone 15 Pro before the new software was downloaded, with the front and back reading 100 degrees
However, with the new software, the smartphone reached 107 degrees on the front and 105 degrees on the back
Tech experts had thought the problem was related to the iPhone 15’s new processor or titanium body, which houses the high-end iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max.
An Apple spokesperson told DailyMail.com that users may notice that their iPhone 15 Pro feels warmer when setting it up, restoring from a backup, charging it wirelessly, or using graphics- or processor-intensive apps.
The tech giant said a bug and other issues, such as using popular apps like Instagram and Uber, caused the newly released iPhone model to run hot.
Instagram released an updated version of its app on September 26 that supposedly fixes overheating.
Users have expressed their frustration with using the Instagram app on their iPhone 15 Pro for just a few minutes and found it to be incredibly hot.
Uber and other applications, such as the video game Asphalt 9, are still rolling out their updates.