After several beta tests, Apple has finally released the much-awaited iOS 11.4.1 update for supported iPhone and iPad devices.
The update brings no extra features but aims to fix some of the iOS 11.4 issues that many users have been facing since release. Below are the fixes Apple mentioned in the official changelog for iOS 11.4.1:
- Fixes an issue that prevented some users from viewing the last known location of their AirPods in Find My iPhone
- Improves reliability of syncing mail, contacts and notes with Exchange accounts
iOS 11.4.1 also brings security updates, but the information for that hasn’t been posted yet on Apple Security Updates page.
We don’t know if the iOS 11.4 battery drain problem has been fixed with the iOS 11.4.1 update. We’ll update you on this as we use our iPhone X on iOS 11.4.1 for the next 24 hours.
Download iOS 11.4.1
There two ways to download iOS 11.4.1 on your iPhone or iPad device. If you’re connected to WiFi, the more straightforward method is to go to Settings » General » Software Updates and download the update when it shows on screen.
In case you prefer to update your iPhone manually via iTunes using the IPSW firmware file. Get the iOS 11.4.1 IPSW firmware for your iPhone from the download links below and then follow our step-by-step guide link to install iOS 11.4.1 manually via iTunes.
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8, iPhone 7
- iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone SE, iPhone 5s
- iPhone 6s, iPhone 6
- iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6 Plus
Once you’ve got the firmware file for your iPhone, follow the link below for a detailed step-by-step guide to install iOS 11.4.1 through IPSW firmware file on your iPhone.
→ How to install iOS IPSW firmware file using iTunes on Windows and Mac