IOS 11.1.1 Released, Bug Fixes + Features & Changes

Kelley Robertson
November 12, 2017

What are your thoughts on the iPhone X's unresponsive screen in cold weather?

"We are aware of instances where the iPhone X screen will become temporarily unresponsive to touch after a rapid change to a cold environment", the company told Apple blog The Loop.

At this point, for what we know, the issue is not widespread and the device seems to work just fine for most of the users. Luckily, there seems to be a workaround, where locking and immediately unlocking the handset seems to restore functionality of the screen. "This will be address in an upcoming software update", Apple said in a statement.

The new iOS 11.1.1 update promises to fix that glitch, as well as resolve an issued that caused "Hey Siri" to stop working.

The update comes three days after some iPhone and iPad owners began reporting the issue once they had updated their devices to iOS 11.1.

Ever since iOS 11.1 came out a week ago, many iPhone users complained about the glitch that automatically replaced a lower case "i" with unusual characters in their pithy texts and social media posts. In its support page, Apple notes, "Use iOS devices where the ambient temperature is between 0-degrees and 35-degees Celsius (32-degrees to 95-degrees Fahrenheit)". They say that using the handset in cold weather causes the touchscreen to become unresponsive.

For now, the phone should return to normal within seconds.

Just yesterday, the firm rolled out another update for iOS 11, following complaints of a weird autocorrect issue that change the letter "i" to an A with a [?] symbol.

An online discussion forum on Apple's website includes comments from people affected by the bug.

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