Apple releases iOS 16.0.2 update to fix camera and reset errors

Apple unveiled four new iPhones, three new Apple Watches, and updated AirPods Pro during a press event on Wednesday in Cupertino, California, US on September 7, 2022.

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apple Thursday released an update to iOS, the iPhone operating system, that fixes several bugs that popped up as part of the iPhone 14 launch last week.

Although Apple often releases software updates after a phone is released due to bugs appearing, many issues with the new iPhones have been widely discussed on social media and in reports.

It should be especially noted that iOS 16.0.2 fixes a Camera shake An issue within third-party apps like Snapchat and TikTok, where the camera makes an audible noise when trying to focus. It also fixes the problem of transferring data from an old iPhone to a file iPhone 14. In such transfers, the screen on the new device can sometimes go completely black, which requires a factory reset.

Another fix from Apple is a popup that constantly warns users that they are copying and pasting, which was initially thought to be a security feature but was later discovered to be a bug.

The software change log also indicates that Apple fixed the audio feedback issue as well as the unresponsive touch issue on older devices.

IOS 16.0.2 is now available for download. It can be installed through Settings > General > Software Update.

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