Apple has been fast to repair the Apple Watch unlocking bug. It solely took per week to launch a brand new IOS replace to repair the issue. Bravo.
When you replace your iPhone now to the brand new model that was simply launched simply an hour in the past, the iOS 14.7.1, You’ll not have issues unlocking your Apple Watch with the iPhone. With the earlier model, 14.7, this unlock had stopped working.
An hour in the past Apple has launched a brand new model of iOS 14.7.1 for the iPhone and iPadOS 14.7.1 for iPads. Only a week after iOS 14.7 was launched. The corporate has been fast to right the unlocking error that included this model.
iOS 14.7 was launched per week in the past, bringing just a few notable modifications to iPhone customers: MagSafe Battery Pack help for iPhone 12, help for combining Apple Card accounts, a brand new timer administration function for HomePod customers for the Residence app, and many others.
The issue is that on this replace there was additionally an error: iPhone fashions with Contact ID couldn’t unlock an Apple Watch paired utilizing the “Unlock with iPhone” operate. The “bug” was rapidly detected by the corporate, and with right this moment’s replace it’s resolved.
iOS 14.7.1 and iPadOS 14.7.1 additionally fixes a significant problem of vulnerability discovered just a few days in the past. So Apple recommends updating as quickly as doable.
The replace is finished as traditional, by way of OTA. You probably have it automated, it will likely be performed tonight. If you wish to pressure it, then as at all times: Settings, Common, Software program Replace, and IOS 14.7.1 will seem.
I additionally remind you that should you see that the obtain of the replace is gradual, it’s because of the nice demand of “the impatient ones” who can’t wait. Do it after dinner, and you will notice that it’ll go a lot sooner.